Longlist, National Book Awards 2019 for Poetry

ISBN 9781940696850
Wave Books
Mary Ruefle

Mary Ruefle is the author of many books, including Dunce; My Private Property; Trances of the Blast; Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism; and Selected Poems, winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. More about this author >

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In Dunce, Mary Ruefle returns to the poetic practice that has always been at her core. With her startlingly fresh sensibility, she enraptures us in poem after poem by the intensity of her attention, with the imaginative flourishes of her being-in-the-world, always deep with mysteries, unexpected appearances, and abiding yearning.