The Father of the Predicaments

The Father of the Predicaments

Book - 1999
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Available now in paperback, The Father of the Predicaments is Heather McHugh's first book since Hinge & Sign was selected as a National Book Award finalist and chosen a Best Book of the Year by the New York Times and Publishers Weekly. In this witty and deeply felt collection, McHugh takes her cue from Aristotle, who wrote that "the father of the predicaments is being." For McHugh, being is intimately, though perhaps not ultimately, bound to language, and these poems cut to the quick, delivering their revelations with awesome precision
Publisher: Nanover, NH : Wesleyan University Press ; Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, c1999
ISBN: 9780819563750
0819563757
9780819563866
0819563862
Characteristics: vi, 80 p. ; 24 cm

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