The Library's catalog, Orbis, provides access to collections material across the Yale University Library. Below is a list of recently cataloged Beinecke Library acquisitions that are now available in the catalog.
June 26, 2014
Film Poems / Redell Olsen ; [introduction, Drew Milne]. ...
"After my wife, Elizabeth Church, was murdered by the bellman Alfonse Padgett in the Essex Hotel, she did not leave me." Sam Lattimore meets Elizabeth Church in 1970s Halifax, in an art gallery. The sparks are immediate, leading quickly to a marriage that is dear, erotically charged, and brief. In Howard Norman's spellbinding and moving novel, the gleam of the marriage and the circumstances of Elizabeth's murder are revealed in heart stopping increments. Sam's life afterward is complicated. For one thing, in a moment of desperate confusion, he sells his life story to a Norwegian filmmaker named Istvakson, known for the stylized violence of his films, whose artistic drive sets in motion an increasingly intense cat and mouse game between the two men. For another, Sam has begun "seeing" Elizabeth, not only seeing but holding conversations with her, almost every evening, and watching her line up books on a small beach. What at first seems simply hallucination born of terrible grief reveals itself, evening by evening, as something else entirely.
A collection of poems focuses on themes of loss and remembrance, hope during dark times, war and rumors of war, and prayer when belief is difficult, and includes "Survivors--Found," a poem inspired by the events of September 11, 2001.
Precious Jones is a sixteen-year-old black girl who has never been out of Harlem. Here she tells the heart-rending story of her neglect and abuse, and of her own stubborn determination to acquire an education.
London : Vintage, 1998.
BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): JWJ Zan Sa69 996Pb
Revising the storm : poems / by Geoffrey Davis ; forward by Dorian Laux. ...