Saul and Charlotte: Poems Commemorating a Father and Mother

Saul and Charlotte: Poems Commemorating a Father and Mother

by Louis Daniel Brodsky

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Saul and Charlotte: Poems Commemorating a Father and Mother is Louis Daniel Brodsky's tribute to his parents, who died almost nine years apart. It commends the beauty and laments the tribulations of their longevity. Though the poems deal with death's complexities, it is death itself that elicits Brodsky's reflections on his parents' lives -- sensitive poems that neither dwell on sorrow and grief nor rely on sentimentality. This book's complementary parts, "Heavenward" and "Homeward," suggest that his father and mother are journeying to the same place, where they'll live together, forever, their love eternal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568091556
Publisher: Time Being Books
Publication date: 05/07/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 170
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Louis Daniel Brodsky is the author of seventy-four volumes of poetry (five of which have been published in French by Éditions Gallimard) and twenty-four volumes of prose, including nine books of scholarship on William Faulkner and eight books of short fictions. His poems and essays have appeared in Harper's, Faulkner Journal, Southern Review, Texas Quarterly, National Forum, American Scholar, Studies in Bibliography, Kansas Quarterly, Forum, Cimarron Review, and Literary Review, as well as in Ariel, Acumen, Orbis, New Welsh Review, Dalhousie Review, and other journals. His work has also been printed in five editions of the Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry.

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