Books Like Seven Seeds by Jill Bialosky | Suggesting Reading

Jill Bialosky
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Subterranean (2001), the collection of poems from which "Seven Seeds" is drawn, should perhaps be read as a whole in order to fully appreciate any of its individual poems. The collection is a fluid and lyrical meditation on many of the themes discussed above.

Book 5 of Ovid's Metamorphoses (1955), translated from the first-century Latin by Rolfe Humphries, provides one of the most compelling and readable versions of the Demeter- Persephone myth.

Bialosky's first book of poems, The End of Desire (1997), is a sophisticated and thoughtful work, like her second collection, and is perhaps more intensely biographical.

Edith Wharton's famous novel The House of Mirth (1905) employs the Demeter-Persephone myth to describe Lily Bart's downfall from high society.

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