Shining Brow

Shining Brow

by Paul Muldoon
     
 

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Originally commissioned by Madison Opera as a libretto for American composer Daron Aric Hagen, Shining Brow can be read as a dramatic poem in its own right. Displaying all the structural ingenuity and subtle resonance that have marked Paul Muldoon as the most influential poet of his generation, it tells, with suitable bravura, the story of architectural genius…  See more details below

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Originally commissioned by Madison Opera as a libretto for American composer Daron Aric Hagen, Shining Brow can be read as a dramatic poem in its own right. Displaying all the structural ingenuity and subtle resonance that have marked Paul Muldoon as the most influential poet of his generation, it tells, with suitable bravura, the story of architectural genius Frank Lloyd Wright and his catastrophic affair with the wife of a wealthy client.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780571263905
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Publication date:
05/19/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
409 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Paul Muldoon was born in County Armagh in 1951. He is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Moy Sand and Gravel, for which he received the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Since 1987 he has lived in the United States, where he is the Howard G. B. Clark Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Lancaster University.

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