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The Pilot Star Elegies

Poems

by Sherod Santos

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages104
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Open LibraryOL7457218M
ISBN 100393320499
ISBN 109780393320497
OCLC/WorldCa60582978


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In "The Pilot Star Elegies", Sherod Santos offers in four sections various poems all exploring loss in some form or another. But the most significant section, Three, "Elegy For My Sister," deals with his sister's suicide. He opens the book with "The Story" (in memory of M.L.

Rosenthal). It's the story of a man who accidentally received a copy /5. Geographically and spiritually, the center of Sherod Santos's fourth collection of poems, The Pilot Star Elegies, is the sequence "Elegy for My Sister," begun, Santos tells us, a week after his sister's the elegaic quality spreads throughout the book, touching the poet's feelings about the past in general, about the entropy of human emotions and by: 1.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Pilot Star Elegies: Poems at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. A National Book Award finalist for The centerpiece of this collection, "Elegy for My Sister," is a sequence of poems on the suicide of the poet's sister in which he gathers, piece by piece, the scattered fragments of his sister's life.

In other poems, Santos follows this Pages: The follow-up to National Book Award finalist The Pilot Star Elegies shows the neo-Romantic poet tilting at more difficult targets, his traditional forms creating a sense of unease rather than.

The Pilot Star Elegies ISBN W. Norton & Co The centerpiece of this collection, "Elegy for My Sister," is a sequence of poems on the suicide of the poet's sister in which he gathers, piece by piece, the scattered fragments of his sister's life.

Sherod Santos (born September 9, in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American poet, essayist, translator and playwright. His newest poetry collection, Square Inch Hours (W.W. Norton) was published in His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Nation, Poetry, The Royal Court Theatre, Proscenium Theatre Journal, American Poetry.

Sherod Santos is the author of five books of poetry, Accidental Weather (Doubleday, ), The Southern Reaches (Wesleyan, ), The City of Women (W.W. Norton, ), The Pilot Star Elegies (W.W. Norton, ), and most recently, The Perishing (W.W.

Norton, ).His book of literary essays, A Poetry of Two Minds (University of Georgia Press, ), was a finalist for. THE PILOT STAR ELEGIES. Santos, Sherod. Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition. THE PILOT STAR ELEGIES. Santos, Sherod. Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition. Show more. Find any book at the best price; By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood.

Interviewer’s Note: Poet and essayist Sherod Santos is the author of four books of poetry, Accidental Weather (Doubleday, ), The Southern Reaches (Wesleyan, ), The City of Women (W.

Norton, ), and, most recently, The Pilot Star Elegies (W. Norton, ), which was both a National Book Award Finalist and one of five nominees for The New Yorker. For The Pilot Star Elegies, the book that includes "Portrait of a Couple at Century's End," Santos was a finalist for the National Book Award and the New Yorker Book Award and won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize.

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Golden Books’ backlist is teeming with classics Brand: Random House Children's Books. Poet and essayist Sherod Santos was born on September 9, in Greenville, South Carolina. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, including Square Inch Hours (W. Norton, ), which was long-listed for the Naitonal Book Award; The Intricated Soul: New and Selected Poems (W.

Norton & Co., ); The Perishing (); The Pilot Star Elegies (), which won a. ''The Pilot Star Elegies'' (W.W. Norton & Company) by Sherod Santos ''Repair'' (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) by C. Williams. NONFICTION ''Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette'' by Judith Thurman.

The Pilot Star Elegies was a finalist for both the National Book Award and The New Yorker Book Award. His other honors include an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the B.F.

Connors Long Poem Prize from Paris Review, and the Poetry Society of America's Lyric Poetry Prize. Hello. I bought your book (Even to his sword and to his bow, which is one of my favourites on my shelf. A version of Portrait of a Couple at Century's End was published in the January 7,issue of the Nation.

A revision of the poem is in The Pilot Star Elegies, which was published in by W. Norton and for which Santos was a finalist for the National Book Award.

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The last lines of a piece for his sister, in that volume, are typically graceful and a welcome inclusion. His book, The Pilot Star Elegies (W.W. Norton, ), was a finalist for the National Book Award; and in he received an Award for Literary Excellence from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Awards Edit. Theodore Roethke Poetry Prize for The Pilot Star Elegies. The Oxford Book of Ireland, edited by Patricia Craig, Oxford University Press Treasury of Irish Love, editor Gabriel Rosenstock: Hippocrene Books, New York The Pilot Star Elegies, poetry and some translations, Sherod Santos, W W Norton, New York* Watching the River Flow – A century of Irish Poetry, edited by Theo Born: 12 July (age 63), Gort an.

His previous collection of poems, The Pilot Star Elegies, was a finalist for both the National Book Award and The New Yorker Book Award. His other honors include an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the B.F.

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Norton, ), was a finalist for the National more» Click here to. The collection has a thematic kinship with Sherod Santos’s The Pilot Star Elegies, which also is haunted by the mental instability and death of a sibling. But where Santos offers an anguished, forthright analysis of his sister’s suicide, Schraffenberger’s poems evoke the subtle pain of estrangement with a steady hand and a fine chisel.

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Before diving into Tennyson’s work, it’s important to consider one of the oldest recorded English elegies and how it compares to “Crossing the Bar.” In the poem “ The Seafarer “, which is found in a collection of poetry reportedly written in the late 10th century AD by Christian monks that was compiled in a book called The Exeter.