He Held Radical Light

The Art of Faith, the Faith of Art
Product Number: EB00718887
Released: Sep 11, 2018
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780374717810
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A moving meditation on memory, oblivion, and eternity by one of our most celebrated poets What is it we want when we can't stop wanting? And how do we make that hunger productive and vital rather than corrosive and destructive? These are the questions that animate Christian Wiman as he explores the relationships between art and faith, death and fame, heaven and oblivion. Above all, He Held Radical Light is a love letter to poetry, filled with moving, surprising, and sometimes funny encounters with the poets Wiman has known. Seamus Heaney opens a suddenly intimate conversation about faith; Mary Oliver puts half of a dead pigeon in her pocket; A. R. Ammons stands up in front of an audience and refuses to read. He Held Radical Light is as urgent and intense as it is lively and entertaining-a sharp sequel to Wiman's earlier memoir, My Bright Abyss.

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Author(s): Christian Wiman
Original Publish Date: Sep 11, 2018

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Author(s): Christian Wiman
Narrator(s): John Lescault
Product Number DD39999
Released: Sep 11, 2018
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ISBN: #9781982538033
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Author(s): Christian Wiman
Narrator(s): John Lescault
Product Number Z100139855
Released: Sep 11, 2018
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ISBN: #9781982538071

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