New York: Ecco, 1990. Hardcover. first edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket.† Louise Gluck's poetry has dazzled critics for years and this year was she won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.† †The† judges praised "her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal". In Ararat, Gluck's sixth poetry collection, one critic called the book† "a ruthlessly probing family portrait in verse, that confronts, with devastating irony, her father's hollow life and her mother's inability to express emotion."† This is signed by the author on the title page and scarce thus.
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