An Algebra (Phoenix Poets) by Don Bogen PDF

By Don Bogen

ISBN-10: 0226063143

ISBN-13: 9780226063140

An Algebra is an interwoven selection of 8 sequences and 16 person poems, the place pictures and words recur in new contexts, connecting and postponing suggestions, feelings and insights. through turns, the poems jump from the general public realm of city decay and outsourcing to the intimacies of relatives lifestyles, from a highway mime to a haunting dream, from elegy to lyric evocation. Wholeness and brokenness intertwine within the booklet; glimpsed styles and startling disjunctions force its explorations.

An Algebra is a piece of fixing equivalents, a look for stability in an international of transformation and loss. it's a brilliantly built, relocating publication through a poet who has accomplished a brand new point of creative expression and talent.

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The verb \pi-plázv (= \pi-pl}ssv) refers to public reproof and humiliation. 65. Sappho’s and Anacreon’s lines are preserved in the same glosses on ˙bak}w in Etym. Magn. 43–47. 66. Parker 1996, 179–83. Greene Chapter 1-2 3/18/05 2:12 PM Page 25 2 Corinna’s Poetic Metis and the Epinikian Tradition David H. J. 1 Although they presumably come from two separate poems, these fragments are closely connected by their proximity in the papyrus and, we may assume, by the circumstances of their composition and performance.

Cf. ” See Dubois 1995, 5–6. 53. Lidov (2002, 223–24) rightly points out that the traces are too exiguous to restore Dvrí]xañ ˘ (in as Voigt 1971) with any confidence. 54. For the difficulties of the composite text, see Voigt 1971 and Tsomis 2001, 206–208 (though I disagree with his conclusions). Misread by Calame 2001, 232. Gerber 1997, 156–57: “She mentions the exile of Cleonactids in fr. 98b, the family to which Myrsilus belonged, suggesting that she was not unaware of the clan feuds in Mytilene (cf.

Friends, and you grieve me . . shame . . having become swollen . . you might be disgusted by . . for my mind not thus . . is disposed . . I understand . . of baseness . . others . . minds . . well-[ . . the blessed ones . . Sappho speaks here specifically of the kalokagathos ([k]álvn kƒslvn) and in the same terms that Alcaeus uses. Greene Chapter 1-2 3/18/05 2:12 PM Page 12 12 WOMEN POETS IN ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME kaì m| kataisxúnvmen [˙nandríai ¡sloiw tókhaw ga] w ·pa ke[˘ iménoiw Let us not disgrace by cowardice our noble begetters lying under the earth.

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