Hapax Poems, Hardcover by Stallings, A. E, Brand New, Free shipping in the US
Hapax : Poems, Hardcover by Stallings, A. Hapax is ancient Greek for "once, once only, once and for all, " and "onceness" pervades this second book of poems by American expatriate poet A. Opening with the jolt of "Aftershocks, " this book explores what does and does not survive its "gone moment"-childhood ("The Dollhouse"), ancient artifacts ("Implements from the Grave of the Poet"), a marriage's lost moments of happiness ("Lovejoy Street"). The poems also often compare the ancient world with the modern Greece where Stallings has lived for several years. Her musical lyrics cover a range of subjects from love and family to characters and themes derived from classical Greek sources ("Actaeon" and "Sisyphus"). This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Books".
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- ISBN: 9780810151703
- EAN: 9780810151703
- Book Title: Hapax : Poems
- Item Length: 8.5in.
- Publisher: Northwestern University Press
- Publication Year: 2006
- Format: Hardcover
- Language: English
- Item Height: 0.5in. Stallings
- Genre: Poetry
- Topic: General, American / General
- Item Width: 6.1in.
- Item Weight: 10.6 Oz
- Number of Pages: 112 Pages