Configurations: New and Selected Poems, 1958-1998

Finalist, National Book Awards 1999 for Poetry

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ISBN 9781556590900
Copper Canyon Press
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Clarence Major

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This substantial volume, half of which is comprised of new and previously uncollected work, represents the first retrospective of novelist, anthologist, and poet Clarence Major’s forty-year writing career. Informed by topics as diverse as racism, painting, travel, music, sexuality, and mythology, Major’s poems reflect a love for the language which is infectious.

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