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Questions About Angels (1991) [Collection]
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Selected by Edward Hirsch for the National Poetry Series, Questions About Angesl, Billy Collins's fourth book of poems, is available again. Remarkable for their wry, inquisitive voice and their sheer imaginative range, these poems are probing explorations, journeys into the unexpected. Questions About Angels reinforces Collins's place among the most talented poets of this generation.
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1. American Sonnet
- A History of Weather
- First Reader
- Student of Clouds
- Candle Hat
- The Death of Allegory
- Reading Myself to Sleep
- The Norton Anthology of English Literature
- The Hunt
- Forgetfulness
2. Questions About Angels
- A Wonder of the World
- Mappamundi
- The First Geniuses
- The Afterlife
- The Dead
- Endangered
- Going Out for Cigarettes
3. Purity
- Cliche
- Field Guide
- Putti in the Night
- The Man in the Moon
- Horseman, Pass By!
- Memento Mori
- The Last Man on Earth
- Come Running
- Modern Peasant
- Instructions to the Artist
- Weighing the Dog
- One Life to Live
- The Wires of the Night
- Axiom
- Vade Mecum
- Not Touching
- Night Sand
- Love in the Sahara
- Invective
4. The Life of Riley: A Definitive Biography
- Jack
- Metamorphosis
- Saturday Morning
- Late Show
- Pie Man
- Wolf
- The History Teacher
- Pensee
- The Discovery of Scat
- Dog
- The Willies
- On Reading in the Morning Paper That Dreams May Be Only Nonsense
- Rip Van Winkle
- English Country House
- Nostalgia

Original title: Questions About Angels
Original languages: English


Genre: PoetryVerse

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  • Dedication: "for Diane"

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Questions About Angels (1991)
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Language: English

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Questions About Angels (1991)

ISBN: 0822956985

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