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Author: Elizabeth Arnold

Elizabeth Arnold is the author of six books of poems, including CIVILIZATION (2006), EFFACEMENT (2010), LIFE (2014), SKELETON COAST (2017), and WAVE HOUSE (2023). The recipient of a Whiting Award and an Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, Arnold teaches poetry at the University of Maryland.

Civilization
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Civilization

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Poetry. CIVILIZATION is Elizabeth Arnold's second volume of poetry. In deft yet emphatic syntax, these poems move from politics and history to an intimate gesture, from ancient fragments and architectural facades to a father's face. The layers she e...

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Effacement
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Effacement

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Poetry. "In this remarkable new book, Elizabeth Arnold focuses on what certain bodies undergo against forces that efface them. Physical law has it that 'what pokes out gets hit.' Limbs, noses, and jaws are blown off. There are mastectomies. Prosthet...

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Life
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Life

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Poetry. LIFE is Elizabeth Arnold's fourth volume of poems. John Palattella has written of her poetry in The Nation: "Elemental and unsparing, quiet and startling, Arnold's supple syntax is a source of gravity and vertigo. It is an acute expression o...

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Skeleton Coast
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Skeleton Coast

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Poetry. "'What do I see' when I look into the eyes of another? What kind of exchange takes place when that look is returned? The poems in Elizabeth Arnold's devastating SKELETON COAST investigate the ways we are formed by such encounters—especially,...

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Wave House

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Wave House

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“Elizabeth Arnold’s poems are structures for our times: built to move and to hold. Within them surge the elemental forces, the earth’s deep patterns and the human-driven, breakneck hurts—and the poet’s own migratory mind, coming honestly to terms wi...

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