The Flame

The Flame

Poems and Selections From Notebooks

Book - 2018
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"The Flame is a stunning collection of Leonard Cohen's last poems, selected and ordered by the author in the final months of his life. Featuring lyrics, prose pieces, and illustrations, the book also contains an extensive selection from Cohen's notebooks, which he kept in poetic form throughout his life, and offers an unprecedentedly intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist and thinker. An enormously powerful final chapter in Cohen's storied literary career, The Flame showcases the full range of Leonard Cohen's lyricism, from the exquisitely transcendent to the darkly funny. By turns devastatingly sad and winningly strange, these are the works of a poet and lyricist who set out to explore our darkest questions and came back wanting, yearning for more."
Publisher: [Toronto] : McClelland & Stewart, 2018
Branch Call Number: 819.1 C678f
Characteristics: 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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Oct 15, 2018

hallelujah ++

song or poem

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