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Outlyer And Ghazals: Poetry
Outlyer And Ghazals: Poetry by Jim Harrison
by Jim Harrison


 
First Edition. Remaindered. Signed.
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New York, NY: Simon and Schuster (1971)

First Edition. Remaindered. Signed.

Half inch remainder line near spine on page bottom. Very good in dust jacket with a crease on bottom front of dust jacket.

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The ghazal, a poetic form rooted in seventh century Arabia, became popular in the United States through the translations of Rumi, Hafiz, and Ghalib. As a young poet, Jim Harrison became enamored with ghazals, and while he ignored most of the formal rules, within the energized couplets he discovered a welcome vehicle for his driving passions, muscular genius, and wrecking-ball rages. The year Outlyer & Ghazals appeared, The New York Times honored the book with inclusion on their coveted “Noteworthy Titles” list, provocatively noting that these poems were “worth loving, hating, and fighting over.”

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