By Galway Kinnell
Contributor note: later on by way of Robert Hass
Black Light is a voyage of discovery and transformation. Set in Iran, it tells the tale of Jamshid, a quiet basic carpet mender, who in the future unexpectedly commits a homicide and is compelled to escape. With this violent act his previous lifestyles ends and a wierd new life begins.
Galway Kinnell combines his reward for specified imagery with a storyteller's ability during this trip around the Iranian desert—away from the delicate self-righteous virtues of followed ethical culture, into the affliction and sexual confusion of agonizing self-knowledge.
First released in 1966 via Houghton Mifflin, this greatly revised paperback version of Black Light brings a wonderful novel again into print
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1), so Antisthenes is apparently thinking of fifth-century versions of the story rather than the Cyclic ones; see on Little Iliad F 2. com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2014. All Rights Reserved. com/page/privacy-policy). Subscriber: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico %28UNAM%29; date: 23 March 2014 Prolegomena poems, seems in at least one passage to base himself on the Cypria: see on F 12⋆. He does not deign to specify the Little Iliad, it is just ‘the Cycle’ or οἱ νεώτεροι, but he has evidently studied the passages in question.
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Black Light: A Novel (Revised edition) by Galway Kinnell