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Autobiography Of Red

Author : Anne Carson
ISBN : 9780345807014
Genre : Poetry
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The award-winning poet reinvents a genre in a stunning work that is both a novel and a poem, both an unconventional re-creation of an ancient Greek myth and a wholly original coming-of-age story set in the present. Geryon, a young boy who is also a winged red monster, reveals the volcanic terrain of his fragile, tormented soul in an autobiography he begins at the age of five. As he grows older, Geryon escapes his abusive brother and affectionate but ineffectual mother, finding solace behind the lens of his camera and in the arms of a young man named Herakles, a cavalier drifter who leaves him at the peak of infatuation. When Herakles reappears years later, Geryon confronts again the pain of his desire and embarks on a journey that will unleash his creative imagination to its fullest extent. By turns whimsical and haunting, erudite and accessible, richly layered and deceptively simple, Autobiography of Red is a profoundly moving portrait of an artist coming to terms with the fantastic accident of who he is. A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist "Anne Carson is, for me, the most exciting poet writing in English today." --Michael Ondaatje "This book is amazing--I haven't discovered any writing in years so marvelously disturbing." --Alice Munro "A profound love story . . . sensuous and funny, poignant, musical and tender." --The New York Times Book Review "A deeply odd and immensely engaging book. . . . [Carson] exposes with passionate force the mythic underlying the explosive everyday." --The Village Voice

Autobiography Of Red Cloud

Author : Charles Wesley Allen
ISBN : 0917298500
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Red cloud-the only Native American leader ever to win a war against the United States Army. In the 1860s he destroyed Captain William J. Fetterman's command, closed the Bozeman Trail, and forced the United States to a peace conference. A brilliant military strategist, Red Cloud honed his skills against his tribes' traditional enemies-the Pawnees, Shoshones, Arikaras, and Crows-long before he fought to close the Bozeman Trail." -- Back cover

The Red Fighter Pilot

Author : Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
ISBN : 9780979181337
Genre : History
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The autobiography of the 'Red Baron' Manfred von Richthofen, written shortly before his death in Aprill 1918. New introduction gives a brief history of the birth of aerial combat.

The Red Parts

Author : Maggie Nelson
ISBN : 9781473547841
Genre : True Crime
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Selected as a Book of the Year 2017 in the Guardian 'Maggie Nelson’s short, singular books feel pretty light in the hand... But in the head and the heart, they seem unfathomably vast, their cleverness and odd beauty lingering on' Observer In 1969, Jane Mixer, a first-year law student at the University of Michigan, posted a note on a student noticeboard to share a lift back to her hometown of Muskegon for spring break. She never made it: she was brutally murdered, her body found a few miles from campus the following day. The Red Parts is Maggie Nelson’s singular account of her aunt Jane’s death, and the trial that took place some 35 years afterward. Officially unsolved for decades, the case was reopened in 2004 after a DNA match identified a new suspect, who would soon be arrested and tried. In 2005, Nelson found herself attending the trial, and reflecting with fresh urgency on our relentless obsession with violence, particularly against women. Resurrecting her interior world during the trial – in all its horror, grief, obsession, recklessness, scepticism and downright confusion – Maggie Nelson has produced a work of profound integrity and, in its subtle indeterminacy, deadly moral precision.

A Red Square

Author : William Ash
ISBN : UOM:39015033277263
Genre : Authors, English
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All The Days Of My Life An Autobiography The Red Leaves Of A Human Heart

Author : Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
ISBN : 9781465615619
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In Off The Red

Author : Kenneth Henry Marks
ISBN : 1863951903
Genre : Judges
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Literary Form As Postcolonial Critique

Author : Katharine Burkitt
ISBN : 9781409405993
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Focusing on works by Derek Walcott, Les Murray, Anne Carson and Bernardine Evaristo, Burkitt investigates the relationship between literary form and textual politics in postcolonial narrative poems and verse-novels. Her book makes a critical intervention in the politics of literary form as she notes the way works by these authors disrupt and undermine the expectations attached to particular genres and literary traditions.

Red Doc

Author : Anne Carson
ISBN : 0771018215
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Internationally celebrated poet Anne Carson's critically acclaimed follow-up to her highly successful Autobiography of Red, which takes its mythic boy-hero into the twenty-first century to tell a story all its own of love, loss, and the power of memory. For Carson's substantial following and general poetry readers. To live past the end of your myth is a perilous thing. In this stunningly original mix of poetry, drama, and narrative, Anne Carson brings the red-winged Geryon from Autobiography of Red, now called "G," into manhood, and through the complex labyrinths of the modern age. We join him as he travels with his friend and lover Sad (short for "Sad But Great"), a haunted war veteran; and with Ida, an artist, across a geography that ranges from plains of glacial ice to idyllic green pastures; from a psychiatric clinic to the somber housewhere G's mother must face her death. Haunted by Proust, juxtaposing the hunger for flight with the longing for family and home, this deeply powerful verse picaresque invites readers on an extraordinary journey of intellect, imagination, and soul.

Autobiography Of William H Seward From 1801 To 1834

Author : William Henry Seward
ISBN : BSB:BSB11355638
Genre : United States
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