Self-Evidence: A Selection of Verse, 1977-1997
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BeschreibungPamela White Hadas won enthusiastic recognition for her early books of poetry, Designing Women (1979) and Beside Herself (1983). While she has chosen not to publish her work for a decade, Hadas has continued to write, exploring the complicated, submerged issues in the lives of women, and examining the symbolic and dramatic moments that inform their individual and collective psyches.Hadas has now selected the best of her published work and combined it with poems never before collected. Self-Evidence contains legendary, mythic, historical, and imaginary characters -- Lilith, Pocahontas, Simone Weil, the wives of Watergate, a circus performer, and others. With playful originality and virtuoso voicing, Hadas weaves tapestries of women's loves and labors. Perhaps uniquely in our time, she contrasts a spareness of autobiographical detail with an unusual intimacy of tone. Hadas's literary inventiveness is far-ranging, entertaining, and eclectic -- an artistic accomplishment Howard Nemerov called "odd, quirky, humorous and exact"
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHWESTERN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1998
Seitenanzahl: 230 Seiten