Item description for Hunting Down the Monk (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America) by Adrie Kusserow...
Drawing from her work in comparative religion and cultural anthropology, Adrie Kusserow offers a collection of portraits of Westerners in the East and Easterners in the West struggling to relearn and relive their ideas of culture, religion, and God. These poems expose the human craving for the nourishment of a spiritual life. Celebrated poet Karen Swenson has written the Foreword.
Adrie Kusserow received her Ph.D. in social anthropology from Harvard University in 1996 and is currently associate professor of cultural anthropology at St. Michael's College in Vermont. She continues to do cross-cultural field work on the spread of Eastern philosophies to the West.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.75" Height: 6" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN 1929918232 ISBN13 9781929918232
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More About Adrie Kusserow
Adrie Kusserow is Associate Professor of Anthropology at St. Michael's College. She is also the author of a book of poetry entitled "Hunting Down the Monk "(2002).
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Fresh language, insight Aug 2, 2005
It's a rare moment to read a poet's first book and be so taken with it's fresh language and vivid insight about the human condition. Kusserow's experience as an anthropologist makes these poems plated with meaning--crossing and questioning dichotomies of class, place, and spiritual longing from East to West. This is a rave.