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BeschreibungHapax is ancient Greek for "once, once only, once and for all," and "onceness" pervades this book of poems. Employing sonnets, couplets, blank verse, haiku, Sapphics, even a sequence of limericks, the author displays a seemingly effortless mastery of form. She makes these diverse forms modes for expressing intelligent thought.
PortraitA. E. Stallings was born in 1968 and grew up in Decatur, GA. She studied classics at the University of Georgia and Oxford University. Her first poetry collection, Archalc Smile (University of Evansville Press, 1999) was awarded the 1999 Richard Wilbur Award. Her poetry has appeared in The Best American Poetry series (1994 & 2000) and has received numerous awards, including the 2004 Frederick Bock Prize from Poetry and the 2004 Nemerov Sonnet Award from the Formalist. She has recently completed a verse translation of Lucretius' De Rerum Natura for Penguin Classics. Stallings lives in Athens, Greece with her husband, John Psaropoulos, editor of the Athens News, and their son, Jason.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHWESTERN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2005
Seitenanzahl: 90 Seiten