Skip to content

Double Shadow Poems

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0374533156

ISBN-13: 9780374533151

Edition: N/A

Authors: Carl Phillips

List price: $14.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

Comparing any human life to “a restless choir” of impulses variously in conflict and at peace with one another, Carl Phillips, in his eleventh book, examines the double shadow that a life casts forth: “now risk, and now / faintheartedness.” In poems that both embody and inhabit this double shadow, risk and faintheartedness prove to have the power equally to rescue us from ourselves and to destroy us. Spare, haunted, and haunting, yet not without hope,Double Shadowargues for life as a wilderness through which there’s only the questing forward—with no regrets and no looking back.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $14.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 3/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Chris Woodford is a specialist adviser with the Newcastle University Computing Service. He is consulted by the staff and by students on matters relating to numerical, scientific and engineering computation. He gives Matlab courses and has used Matlab in developing multi-media applications. He has research interests and publications in the theory and application of the Finite Element method.  Chris Woodford is also an Associate Lecturer with the Open University. He tutors a wide range of Maths and Computing courses and has been involved in the production of teaching material. Chris Phillips is currently Dean of Undergraduate Studies in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering at Newcastle University. He has taught extensively on courses involving numerical analysis and computer programming. He is an advocate of active learning and publishes pedagogic research papers in this area. His technical research has focussed on the numerical solution of integral and partial differential equations and parallel numerical algorithms.