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The Poets' Wives

A Novel
Park, David (Book - 2014 )
The Poets' Wives
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Three women confront the contradictions between art and life, each destined to play the role of a poet's wife. Catherine Blake, the wife of William Blake, a poet, painter and engraver who struggles for recognition in a society that dismisses him as a madman; Nadezhda Madelstam, wife of Russian poet Osip Mandelstam, whose poetry costs him his life under Stalin's terror; and the wife of a fictional contemporary Irish poet, who looks back on her marriage during the days after her husband's death as she seeks to fulfill his final wish.--From publisher website.
Authors: Park, David, 1953-
Title: The poets' wives
a novel
Publisher: New York, New York :, Bloomsbury USA,, 2014
Edition: First U.S. edition
Characteristics: 297 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Three women confront the contradictions between art and life, each destined to play the role of a poet's wife. Catherine Blake, the wife of William Blake, a poet, painter and engraver who struggles for recognition in a society that dismisses him as a madman; Nadezhda Madelstam, wife of Russian poet Osip Mandelstam, whose poetry costs him his life under Stalin's terror; and the wife of a fictional contemporary Irish poet, who looks back on her marriage during the days after her husband's death as she seeks to fulfill his final wish.--From publisher website.
Additional Contributors: Watson, Colin
ISBN: 1620405245
9781620405246
Statement of Responsibility: David Park
Manufacturer: Dexter, Michigan :, Thomson-Shore,, 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
Subject Headings: Mandelʹshtam, Osip, 1891-1938 Fiction Blake, William, 1757-1827 Fiction Mandelʹshtam, Nadezhda, 1899-1980 Fiction Blake, Catherine Boucher Fiction Women Northern Ireland Belfast Fiction Widows Fiction Authors' spouses Fiction
Topical Term: Women
Widows
Authors' spouses
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