978-0-06-083484-5 / 9780060834845

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Pub Date: 2005-12-27 Pages: 208 Language: Spanish Publisher: Rayo In an astonishing book-length sequence. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Gluck interweaves the dissolution of a contemporary marriage with the story of The Odyssey Here is Penelope. stubbornly weaving. elevating the act of waiting into an act of will;. here. too. is a worldly Circe. a divided Odysseus. and a shrewd adolescent Telemachus Through these classical figures. Meadowlands explores such timeless themes as the endless negotiation of family life . the cruelty that intimacy enables. and the frustrating trivia of the everyday Gluck discovers in contemporary life the same quandary that lies at the heart of The Odyssey:. the unanswerableaffliction of the human heart: how to dividethe worlds beauty into acceptableand unacceptable loves.

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