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Lighthead

Terrance Hayes

Lighthead

by Terrance Hayes

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTerrance Hayes
SeriesPenguin poets
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A8378 L54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 95 p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24449123M
ISBN 109780143116967
LC Control Number2009053319
OCLC/WorldCa430052053

Winner of the National Book Award for Poetry In his fourth collection, Terrance Hayes investigates how we construct experience. With one foot firmly grounded in the everyday and the other hovering in the air, his poems braid dream and reality into a poetry that is both dark and buoyant. Cultural icons as diverse as Fela Kuti, Harriet Tubman. Buy the Lighthead ebook. This acclaimed book by Terrance Hayes is available at in several formats for your eReader.

  Fueled by an imagination that enlightens, delights, and ignites, Lighthead leaves us illuminated and scorched. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY The deservedly acclaimed Hayes returns in his fourth book with the kinds of sly, twisting, hip, jazzy poems his fans have come to expect, but also with a new somberness of tone and mature caution.5/5(2).   Synopsis Winner of the National Book Award for Poetry. In his fourth collection, Terrance Hayes investigates how we construct experience. With one foot firmly grounded in the everyday and the other hovering in the air, his poems braid dream and reality into a Author: Terrance Hayes.

Lighthead Terrance Hayes, Author. Penguin $18 (95p) ISBN More By and About This Author Later, in a book that thinks hard about fatherhood, family, and mortality, Hayes asks. Terrance Hayes is the author of Lighthead, Winner of the National Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books are Wind In a Box, Hip Logic, and Muscular Music. His honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a MacArthur Fellowship.


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This book of poems was recommended to me by Derek McDow and I thank him greatly. Lighthead shows poetry in very creative forms. Terrance Hayes pushes his poetry writing to the limits. Expression and meaning are the most important and he uses different types of poetry to do that. The book is separated into 4 sections which contain about poems/5.

Fueled by an imagination that enlightens, delights, and ignites, Lighthead leaves us illuminated and scorched. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(30).

About Lighthead. Winner of the National Book Award for Poetry Watch for the new collection of poetry from Terrance Hayes, American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin, coming in June of In his fourth collection, Terrance Hayes investigates how we construct experience. Download PDF Lighthead book full free.

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“Lighthead displays a riffing, wildly relentless insistence and astonishing brio Hayes breaks down categories and builds up forms with acrobatic glee.” – Megan O’Rourke, The Year’s Best Poetry, From Publishers Weekly.

Starred Review. The deservedly acclaimed Hayes returns in his fourth book with the kinds of sly /5(30). Lighthead's guide to the galaxy -- All the way live -- The golden shovel -- Shakur -- The last train to Africa -- New folk -- A plate of bones -- The shepherd -- Hide -- For brothers of the dragon -- Three measures of time -- The Lighthead book -- A house in not a home -- Carp poem -- The elegant tongue -- Mystic bounce -- Anchor head -- A form of Pages:   Terrance Hayes is the author of Lighthead, winner of the National Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

His other books are Wind In a Box, Hip Logic, and Muscular Music. His honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a MacArthur : Penguin Publishing Group.

The information about Lighthead shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Buy a cheap copy of Lighthead book by Terrance Hayes. From an award-winning poet, a new collection in which the political and the personal converge in innovative and beautiful ways In his fourth collection, Terrance Free shipping over $   Lighthead is his fourth book and his best; it’s also likely to be one of the most talked about poetry books this year.

In the first poem, Hayes introduces us to an alter-ego named Lighthead, a guy who reads between the lines (“Not what you see, but what you percieve:/ that’s poetry”), and who can be cool, penetrating, and sexy at the. Lighthead's Guide to the Galaxy - Ladies and gentelmen, ghosts and children of the state.

The winner of the National Book Award in poetry, Terrance Hayes is the author of five poetry collections. He currently serves on the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets.

The opening poem of the book, “Lighthead’s Guide To The Galaxy,” functions as a kind of prologue to the themes and subjects explored in the poems that follow and establishes the tone of the collection, as in the following lines occurring a little over halfway through the poem:Author: Andrew Mulvania.

Terrance Hayes is the author of Lighthead, winner of the National Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books are Wind In a Box, Hip Logic, and Muscular Music.

His honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a MacArthur Fellowship.5/5(1). This Study Guide consists of approximately 54 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Lighthead.

The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Hayes, Terrance. Lighthead. Penguin Books. Terrance Hayes is the author of Lighthead, winner of the National Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle other books are Wind In a Box, Hip Logic, and Muscular honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a MacArthur To Be Drawn.

Terrance Hayes (born Novem ) is an American poet and educator who has published seven poetry collections. His collection, Lighthead, won the National Book Award for Poetry in In Septemberhe was one of 21 recipients of the prestigious MacArthur fellowships awarded to individuals who show outstanding creativity in their mater: Coker College, University of Pittsburgh.

Title: Lighthead by Terrance Hayes Book Beginning: from the poem, "Lighthead's Guide to the Galaxy" Ladies and Gentlemen, ghosts and children of the state, I am here because I could never get a hang of Time.

Friday from the poem, "Satchmo Returns to New Orleans" You are the greasy Daddy of Jazz. Peasy Daddy. You are the brassy Mother of Jazz, the bellowing bastard of jazz. Get this from a library. Lighthead. [Terrance Hayes] -- The fourth collection by the author portrays the light-headedness of a mind trying to pull against gravity and time.

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Great protection from virus, germs and pollution. 3 Layers of protection. Lightahead is an established US Online Seller & We offer Delivery in 2 to 3 Business days. Lighthead (Paperback): Hayes, Terrance: Winner of the National Book Award for Poetry Watch for the new collection of poetry from Terrance Hayes, American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin, coming in June of In his fourth collection, Terrance Hayes investigates how we construct experience.

With one foot firmly grounded in the everyday and the other hovering in the air. Lighthead’s Guide to the Galaxy. Ladies and gentlemen, ghosts and children of the state, I am here because I could never get the hang of Time. This hour, for example, would be like all the others were it not for the rain falling through the roof.

I’d better not be too explicit. My night is careless with itself, troublesome as a woman. Terrance Hayes is the author of Lighthead, winner of the National Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle other books are Wind In a Box, Hip Logic, and Muscular honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a MacArthur To Be Drawn.