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Structure of Desire

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ISBN-10: 1935656198

ISBN-13: 9781935656197

Edition: 2012

Authors: William Lantry, Jean-Yves Solinga

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"The Structure of Desire" by W.F. Lantry, is a wonderful book of poetry for all those who have loved someone. But it is infinitely more than just a book of love poems. The author places his reader at a privileged crossroad of his poetic landscape that reveals the sanctum sanctorum of the multi-faceted magic that results from loving another. In this case Miranda, who he describes as: "A miraculous being, whose existence could be neither imagined nor predicted, who insists she's 'just a mortal woman.' A protean changeling, whose transformations, if revealed, would mystify the most jaded skeptic. The center of a whirlwind. A coloratura soprano. Also, by the grace of providence, my wife."…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Little Red Tree Publishing LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.37" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

W. F. Lantry, native of San Diego, is a widely published prize winning poet who has been featured in poetry journals and readings nationally and internationally. He currently lives in Washington, DC. Lantry worked with Carolyn Forch� in California, where he founded and edited Eye Prayers, a small press journal of poetry. He taught for eight years at L�Universit� de Nice in France earning his License and Ma�trise in English Literature, Linguistics and Translation. During this time, he won the Paris/Atlantic Young Writers Award. Boston University awarded him a Fellowship to study with Derek Walcott and George Starbuck, who together directed his thesis. There he received an M.A. in…    

Jean-Yves was born in Algeria, of French parents, moving to Morocco as a babe in his mother's arms when his father was transferred to Sal�: practically across from the Kasbah des Udayas of Rabat. Thereafter, he spent an idyllic youth between Morocco and Southern France. Upon settling in America with his family, at the age of 15, he soon began writing poetry as a teenager: being first published in A Letter Among Friends along with John Norman of New London, CT. After leaving College, Jean-Yves began a successful career in teaching and lecturing. He holds a doctorate in French on the representation of the Maghrebian [North African] landscape found in the texts by Pierre Loti, Andr� Gide,…