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Yale Series of Younger Poets #102: The Earth in the Attic

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Fady Joudahand#8217;s The Earth in the Attic is the 2007 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. In his poems Joudah explores big themesand#8212;identity, war, religion, what we hold in commonand#8212;while never losing sight of the quotidian, the specific. Contest judge Louise Gland#252;ck describes the poet in her Foreword as and#8220;that strange animal, the lyric poet in whom circumstance and profession . . . have compelled obsession with large social contexts and grave national dilemmas.and#8221; She finds in his poetry an incantatory quality and concludes, and#8220;These are small poems, many of them, but the grandeur of conception is inescapable. The Earth in the Attic is varied, coherent, fierce, tender; impossible to put down, impossible to forget.and#8221;

About the Author

Fady Joudah is a Palestinian-American medical doctor and a field member of Doctors Without Borders since 2001. He lives in Houston, TX. He is also the translator of Mahmoud Darwishand#8217;s recent poetry The Butterflyand#8217;s Burden.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300134315
Author:
Joudah, Fady
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Foreword by:
Glueck, Louise
Foreword:
Gluck, Louise
Foreword:
Glueck, Louise
Author:
ck, Louise
Author:
Gluck, Louise
Author:
Gland#252
Author:
Louise Gland#252
Author:
K C
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Yale Series of Younger Poets
Series Volume:
102
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.5 x 5.88 in 0.4 lb

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