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The New Arcadia

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The New Arcadia

Poems

By John Kinsella

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393329070, 224pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007

Description
Astonishingly fecund and inventive. The New Arcadia revitalizes pastoral traditions, but more in the mode of lamentation than celebration. Like Frost's New Hampshire and Vermont, Kinsella's Western Australia is eroded, a last act salted with the ruins of our age, and yet yielding permanent poems. Harold Bloom.