Daytime and Starlight by James Applewhite
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Daytime and Starlight
By James Applewhite

Daytime and Starlight

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Daytime and Starlight by James Applewhite

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In this powerful collection, James Applewhite searches the world, from the back roads of his own American Southeast to the antiquities of Europe, for an expanded awareness of history. Time itself, these poems seem to say, is wholeness, the communion of generations, and it is in history, whether of the world, community, or our own families, that we find the locus of our common yearnings. Lucid, conversational, and utterly compelling, Daytime and Starlight presents through an array of perspectives the ephemera of memory - comic strips, love letters, newsreels, popular music, Greek and Roman statuary - and juxtaposes them with a flawless instinct for the telling detail against contemporary notions of evolution and cosmology. A half-remembered chiaroscuro of Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr on the beach, the haunting familiarity of figures in a Renaissance tapestry, the vision of air "green with evening" - in such brief suspensions of time, love and beauty balance regret and loss. Time and again, in poem after poem, Applewhite strikes a clear, bell-like tone of affirmation: "We're all in this together."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807121504
ISBN-10: 0807121509
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 139mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Louisiana State University Press
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Applewhite

James Applewhite has published seven previous volumes of poetry, most recently A History of the River. Among his numerous honors are the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters' Jean Stein Award in Poetry, the Roanoke-Chowan Poetry Award, the North Carolina Award in Literature, and election into the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He is professor of English at Duke University.

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