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ISBN-10: 0887486096
ISBN-13: 9780887486098
Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publish Date: 02/03/2016
Dimensions: 8.30" L, 5.30" W, 0.30" H

The Nomenclature of Small Things

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The Nomenclature of Small Things explores grief through the language of science, history, and art. From Charles Darwin to Carl Linnaeus, from the passenger pigeon to fossil ammonites, each poem seeks to name, to enumerate, to order–to claim a particular place for the human creature in a catalog of extinction and loss.

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"Here are poems quietly wise, beautiful, beguiling, and enriched by the peculiarities and spectacularities of science. Guiding them is a poet tough-skinned but tenderhearted. In giving accounts of a wide array of ALIVE-in-our-world, Lynn Pedersen's poems shimmer. And among the multitudes of creatures, we find grief to be but another animal ""that can depart and return with a soft shudder of feathers."" These are poems to savor and/or devour.–Nance Van Winckel (1/1/2015 12:00:00 AM)
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ISBN-10: 0887486096
ISBN-13: 9780887486098
Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publish Date: 02/03/2016
Dimensions: 8.30" L, 5.30" W, 0.30" H
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