Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia

by Bruce Meyer
     
 

The fruit Adam ate in paradise was pathos. The other fruit was happiness. And though he may have tasted it then, we still hunger for it. In Mesopotamia, Bruce Meyer explores the various paradises that are both lost and found in the world of the present and the realms of the past. Meyer takes his readers on a voyage of discovery in search of that essence of

Overview

The fruit Adam ate in paradise was pathos. The other fruit was happiness. And though he may have tasted it then, we still hunger for it. In Mesopotamia, Bruce Meyer explores the various paradises that are both lost and found in the world of the present and the realms of the past. Meyer takes his readers on a voyage of discovery in search of that essence of humanity that is never quite cut off from us, no matter how aflame the angel's sword may be.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781896350325
Publisher:
Your Scrivener Press
Publication date:
05/28/2009
Pages:
81
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.23(d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Meyer is author of thirty books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, literary journalism, scholarship, and pedagogy including the national bestseller, The Golden Thread (2000), and Heroes (2007). His most recent books of poetry are Mesopotamia (2007) and Dog Days: A Comedy of Terriers (2007). His memoir, Alphabet Table appeared in 2010 from Black Moss Press. He was winner of the E.J. Pratt Gold Medals for Poetry (1980, 1981), and was shortlisted for the Arlene Lampert Prize (1989).Bruce is professor of English at Georgian College in Barrie where he teaches in the Laurentian University BA Program. He was Artistic Director of the Leacock Summer Festival of Canadian Literature from 1999 to 2009, and his broadcasts for CBC Radio, The Great Books and Great Poetry are the network's bestselling spoken word CD series. He lives in Barrie, Ontario.

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