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Orpheus & Eurydice (2001) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

This is a book about desire and its relinquishment. Beginning with the question "How can I celebrate love, / now that I know what it does?" Gregory Orr's spare, elegant verse recasts one of the oldest tales of ideal, unattainable love.

Contents:

  • The Entrance to the Underworld
    • When I first saw...
    • Is this what...
    • We've come...
    • In the Meadow...
    • In my dream...
    • A snake...
    • His Lament
    • Loss...
  • If...
    • When I was alive...
    • She paused...
    • Orpheus Descending
    • I was moving...
    • When Eurydice saw him
    • Look, they descend
  • Orpheus stood in the dark...
    • The Ghosts Listen to Orpheus Sing
    • My body was never marred
    • Because I sensed
    • It hurt me to hear...
    • When they said...
    • In the cave mouth...
    • Once the two of us
  • It's winter...
    • In the shadows...
    • His Grief
    • Far below, plowed fields...
    • The Wedge
    • The Maenads
    • Warned his song...
    • By the Shore
    • His Dream: The Black Tree/Thirst
    • Tomb of Orpheus
  • Fields took on...

Original title: Orpheus & Eurydice
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: MythologyReinterpretations
PoetryVerseLove


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Orpheus & Eurydice (2001)
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Language: English

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ISBN: 1556591519

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