The Gold Cell: Poems

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Knopf, 1987 - Poetry - 91 pages
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A new collection by the much praised poet whose second book THE DEAD AND THE LIVING, was both the Lamont Poetry Selection for 1983 and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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Review: The Gold Cell (Knopf Poetry Series)

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Someone should tell Sharon Olds that it is possible to write a poem without the use of sexual imagery. Seems very one trick ponyish. There were good poetic elements. But on the whole she seemed to ... Read full review

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it's the stuff about her parents, her father in particular. spectacular. forgiving. "And what they did to you you did not do to me. When love you now, I like to think I am giving my love directly to that boy in the fiery room, as if it could reach him in time." Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Sharon Olds was born in San Francisco. She lives in New York City.

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