skip to content
Double shadow Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Double shadow

Author: Carl Phillips
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Comparing any human life to a "restless choir" of impulses, variously in conflict and at peace with one another, Carl Phillips, in his eleventh collection of poems, examines the double shadow that a life casts forth: "now risk, and now / faintheartedness." In poems that both embody and inhabit this double shadow, risk and faintheartedness prove to have the power equally to rescue us from ourselves and to destroy us.  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Phillips
ISBN: 9780374533151 0374533156 9780374141578 0374141576
OCLC Number: 983812506
Description: 58 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: First night at sea --
Ransom --
Next stop, Arcadia --
Fascination --
Sky coming forward --
Continuous until we stop --
The grass not being flesh, nor flesh the grass --
The heat of the sun --
Through an opening --
After the thunder, before the rain --
The shore --
The need for dreaming --
Comes the fall --
Master and slave --
Clear, cloudless --
Roses --
Night --
On horseback --
Almost tenderly --
Tell me a story --
Dark angel --
As if lit from beneath, and tossing --
Glory on --
My bluest shirt --
Of the rippling surface --
The gristmill --
After winning the West --
Sacrifice is a different animal altogether --
Like a lion --
Civilization --
Immaculate each leaf, and every flower --
The life you save --
Heaven and earth --
Cathedral.
Responsibility: Carl Phillips.

Abstract:

Comparing any human life to a "restless choir" of impulses, variously in conflict and at peace with one another, Carl Phillips, in his eleventh collection of poems, examines the double shadow that a life casts forth: "now risk, and now / faintheartedness." In poems that both embody and inhabit this double shadow, risk and faintheartedness prove to have the power equally to rescue us from ourselves and to destroy us. Spare, haunted, and haunting, yet not without hope, Double shadow argues for life as a wilderness through which there's only the questing forward--with no regrets and no looking back. --Book jacket.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/983812506> # Double shadow
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "983812506" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3770771454#Topic/american_poetry> ; # American poetry
    schema:bookEdition "1st paperback ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3770771454#Person/phillips_carl_1959> ; # Carl Phillips
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "First night at sea -- Ransom -- Next stop, Arcadia -- Fascination -- Sky coming forward -- Continuous until we stop -- The grass not being flesh, nor flesh the grass -- The heat of the sun -- Through an opening -- After the thunder, before the rain -- The shore -- The need for dreaming -- Comes the fall -- Master and slave -- Clear, cloudless -- Roses -- Night -- On horseback -- Almost tenderly -- Tell me a story -- Dark angel -- As if lit from beneath, and tossing -- Glory on -- My bluest shirt -- Of the rippling surface -- The gristmill -- After winning the West -- Sacrifice is a different animal altogether -- Like a lion -- Civilization -- Immaculate each leaf, and every flower -- The life you save -- Heaven and earth -- Cathedral."@en ;
    schema:description "Comparing any human life to a "restless choir" of impulses, variously in conflict and at peace with one another, Carl Phillips, in his eleventh collection of poems, examines the double shadow that a life casts forth: "now risk, and now / faintheartedness." In poems that both embody and inhabit this double shadow, risk and faintheartedness prove to have the power equally to rescue us from ourselves and to destroy us. Spare, haunted, and haunting, yet not without hope, Double shadow argues for life as a wilderness through which there's only the questing forward--with no regrets and no looking back. --Book jacket."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3770771454> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Double shadow"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "58" ;
    schema:productID "983812506" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/983812506#PublicationEvent/new_york_farrar_straus_and_giroux_2012_c2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3770771454#Agent/farrar_straus_and_giroux> ; # Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780374141578> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780374533151> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/983812506> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3770771454#Agent/farrar_straus_and_giroux> # Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Farrar, Straus and Giroux" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3770771454#Person/phillips_carl_1959> # Carl Phillips
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1959" ;
    schema:familyName "Phillips" ;
    schema:givenName "Carl" ;
    schema:name "Carl Phillips" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780374141578>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0374141576" ;
    schema:isbn "9780374141578" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780374533151>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0374533156" ;
    schema:isbn "9780374533151" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.