Pamphlets series

Two American Scenes

Poetry by Lydia Davis Eliot Weinberger

Two remarkable prose stylists — friends since high school — transform found material from the nineteenth century into mesmerizing poem-essays.

It was given to me, in the nineteenth century, to spend a lifetime on his earth. Along with a few of the sorrows that are appointed unto men, I have had innumerable enjoyments; and the world has been to me, even from childhood, a great museum. — Lydia Davis

Bad rapids. Bradley is knocked over the side; his foot catches under the seat and he is dragged, head under water. Camped on a sand beach, the wind blows a hurricane. Sand piles over us like a snowdrift. — Eliot Weinberger

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Paperback (published March 26, 2013)

ISBN
9780811220415
Price US
10.95
Price CN
11.99
Page Count
48

Lydia Davis

American translator, novelist, poet, and essayist

Eliot Weinberger

American essayist and translator