Harriet Rubin's Mother's Wooden Hand

Susan Hahn (Author)
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Description

Redolent of Chicago's ethnic culture, Susan Hahn's intensely personal lyrics emerge from the world of an extended Jewish family and its neighbors. The voices of these immigrants are imbued with the profound effects and memories of the journey From a patrolled town in the Ukraine/to Baltimore on a boat, then a train to Chicago. Hahn's poetry is about love and the lack of love, about rejection, and about other forces--generational, political, social, and sexual--that overwhelm individuals and cause them to limit themselves both physically and psychologically.

Product Details

Price
$49.20
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Publish Date
June 18, 1991
Pages
89
Dimensions
5.68 X 0.52 X 8.83 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780226312996
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About the Author

Susan Hahn is associate editor of Tri-Quarterly and co-director of TriQuarterly Books. Her poems have appeared in journals such as North American Review, Poetry, Shenandoah, Southern Review, and Prairie Schooner. This is Hahn's first book of poetry.