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Rational Numbers by H.L. Hix
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In his second book of poetry, H L Hix uses two contrasting poetic sequences. 'Orders of Magnitude' defies rationality in favour of invention in the musical sense: producing a short composition that works out a single idea. As in music, the whole composition achieves its irrational effect through rational formal structure, with 100 poems, each ten lines long, with ten syllables per line. In the second sequence, 'Figures', the speakers follow their 'pure' rationality, though it leads them -- inevitably -- into the dark heart of the irrational. The result is a ledger of love and loss, a balancing of grief's books.

Author Biography

H. L. Hix is an author, a poet, and the former director of the creative-writing MFA program at the University of Wyoming. In 2006 he was a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry. He lives in Laramie, Wyoming.
Release date NZ
December 19th, 2001
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Truman State University Press
Pages
50
Dimensions
230x155x11
ISBN-13
9780943549804
Product ID
1863070

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