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The Father of the Predicaments (Wesleyan Poetry)

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Whether sorrowful or sassy, the poems in this new collection bear McHugh's signature: a lively love for the very language she bewares.

Synopsis:

Available now in paperback, The Father of the Predicaments is Heather McHugh's first book since Hinge & Sign was selected as a National Book Award finalist and chosen a Best Book of the Year by the New York Times and Publishers Weekly. In this witty and deeply felt collection, McHugh takes her cue from Aristotle, who wrote that the father of the predicaments is being. For McHugh, being is intimately, though perhaps not ultimately, bound to language, and these poems cut to the quick, delivering their revelations with awesome precision

Product Details

ISBN:
9780819563750
Author:
McHugh, Heather
Publisher:
Wesleyan
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Single Author - American (General)
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Series:
Wesleyan Poetry
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
86
Dimensions:
9.23x6.20x.53 in. .65 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z

The Father of the Predicaments (Wesleyan Poetry)
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Product details 86 pages Wesleyan University Press - English 9780819563750 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Available now in paperback, The Father of the Predicaments is Heather McHugh's first book since Hinge & Sign was selected as a National Book Award finalist and chosen a Best Book of the Year by the New York Times and Publishers Weekly. In this witty and deeply felt collection, McHugh takes her cue from Aristotle, who wrote that the father of the predicaments is being. For McHugh, being is intimately, though perhaps not ultimately, bound to language, and these poems cut to the quick, delivering their revelations with awesome precision
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