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King's Question

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ISBN-10: 1555975119

ISBN-13: 9781555975111

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brian Culhane

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Brian Culhane7;s deeply felt and accomplished debut, winner of the poetry foundation7;s Emily Dickinson First Book Award Let just one of those quicksilver hours be returned to me, With my knowledge now of the world, and not a boy7;s, With all that I have become a lighted room. One hour To ask the question that burned, once, in a King7;s throat. -from 0;The King7;s Question1; In the poet Brian Culhane7;sThe King7;s Question, fragments of the ancient past emerge from contemporary life to reveal rich and resonant correspondences. So the glow of a writer7;s desk lamp evokes the torchlight of Viking raiders at Lindisfarne; a father7;s scattered library summons the lost Library of Alexandria; the…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication date: 9/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Scipio's Dream
Error
Paradigm
Library
Hexameter
History of the Mediterranean
Monument
Knowing Greek
For One Who First Showed Me Scipio's Dream
This Winter
The King's Question
Just a Moment to Memorize the Past
Harrow in Field
Another Europe
Estrangement in Athens
Chekhov's "The Student" (April, 1894)
The Last Canto
The Western Intellectual Tradition
Shadow Work
Philosophy, Writ Small
Angelus Novus
Beyond Book's Horizon
At Wallace Stevens' Grave
For Z. Herbert
Posthumous
Glossarium
Envoi
Notes