Autumn Rhythm: New and Selected Poems

Autumn Rhythm: New and Selected Poems

by Leon Stokesbury
     
 

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In this selection of poems written over a period of thirty years, Leon Stokesbury sees the horror in death, and in the inescapable process of mutability, but finds also the dark joke at the center of things, and the chance for redemptive laughter.

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In this selection of poems written over a period of thirty years, Leon Stokesbury sees the horror in death, and in the inescapable process of mutability, but finds also the dark joke at the center of things, and the chance for redemptive laughter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557284389
Publisher:
University of Arkansas Press
Publication date:
06/01/1996
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.79(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.51(d)

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Leon Stokesbury was the first winner of the Porter Fund Award for Literary Excellence. His books of poetry include Often in Different Landscapes (1976), The Drifting Away (1986), and Autumn Rhythm (1996), for which he won the Poets' Prize for 1998. In addition to editing the first and second edition of The Made Thing, he also edited Articles of War: A Collection of Poetry about World War II (The University of Arkansas Press, 1990). Dr. Stokesbury currently teaches in the graduate creative writing program at Georgia State University in Atlanta.

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