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Furious Lullaby (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)

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Furious Lullaby is both a celebration of and a eulogy to the body in the twenty-first century. The collection, which examines the larger concepts of salvation and temptation in a world of blossoming strife, includes a series of aubades - dramatic poems culminating with the separation of lovers at dawn. The lovers suffer a metaphysical crisis, seeking to know what is good, what is evil, and how to truly know the difference. Knowing, however, invites the terrible into their world. The Devil, a seductive trickster, haunts the landscape as a voice who dares each inquisitor to learn about mortality, morality, the beautiful, and the unspeakable through direct experience. Furious Lullaby offers a departure from the lighter prose poetry of de la Pazs Names above Houses and preserves the authors concern with the nature of human grace.  

About the Author

Oliver de la Paz, an assistant professor of English at Western Washington University, is the author of Names above Houses, published by Southern Illinois University Press, and is a recipient of a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts. His poems have appeared in the Literary Review, Quarterly West, Third Coast, and Asian Pacific American Review, and in the anthology Tilting the Continent: Southeast Asian American Literature. He received his M.F.A. in creative writing at Arizona State University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809327744
Author:
De La Paz, Oliver
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Author:
de La Paz, Oliver
Author:
Oliver de la Paz
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st Edition
Edition Description:
1st Edition
Series:
Crab Orchard Series in Poetry
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in

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