The Miniature Room
Author: Rebecca Dunham | ISBN: 1931112614 : 9781931112611 | Illustrations: illus | Format: Hardback | Size: 155 x 230mm | Pages: 72 | Weight: .302 Kg. | Published: Truman State University Press – October 2006 | Availability: In Print | Subjects: Works by individual poets: from c1900-
With tender probing and tight expressive language
‘The Miniature Room’ explores the grace and power of the miniscule as it exists within an infinite universe. This 2006 T S Eliot Prize-winning collection utilises rich imagery and complex interlocking meanings as author Rebecca Durham builds off the classical themes of art, history, nature, love, life, religion, and motherhood to provide a sensual and inquisitive body of work.
received her BA from the University of Virginia, her MA from Hollins University, her MFA in poetry from George Mason University, and her PhD in English from the University of Missouri–Columbia. Her areas of specialty are 20th-century American literature and the American long poem. She joined the UNI faculty in 2006. She is Assistant Editor of the North American Review, faculty advisor to both the new Emerging Writers Series and Sigma Tau Delta, and a member of the Women’s Studies advisory board. Previous to joining the faculty here at UNI, she taught creative writing and served as a visiting writer at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she was a Jay C. and Ruth Halls Fellow in Poetry. The Miniature Room, Rebecca Dunham’s debut poetry collection, won the 2006 T. S. Eliot Prize and has been published by Truman State University Press. She has published poems in AGNI, The Indiana Review, The Antioch Review, FIELD, The Iowa Review, and others. She has also published several book reviews and columns in The Missouri Review.
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