Dancing in the Dark: Poems and Stories

Authors: Donnell, David
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
BISAC/Subject: POE023020, POE000000, POE023000, POE011000
ISBN: 9781551995779, Related ISBNs: 0771028334, 1551995778, 9780771028335, 9781551995779
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 112,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: An eclectic collection of poetry and fiction, Dancing in the Dark tackles themes of music, culture, philosophy, love, literature, and beauty. In a series of pieces that are deeply personal though not autobiographical, Donnell evokes both high and low culture, in one moment recognizing the impossibility of desire, but acknowledging his work’s connection to “The Boss,” Bruce Springsteen, in another. He evokes music and the objects of everyday life with clarity and grace.
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