Loading, please wait...

product description page

Candle : Poems of Our 20th Century Holocausts (Paperback) (William Heyen)

Candle : Poems of Our 20th Century Holocausts (Paperback) (William Heyen) - image 1 of 1

About this item

The Candle is a record, unlike any other in literature, of an American poet's staring into the central atrocities of our Twentieth Century, of his struggle against soul-sickness as he attempts, over almost fifty years, by way of despised and barbaric poetry (in Theodor Adorno's terms), to find ways to realize (make real), to understand, and to remember.

William Heyen is a former Senior Fulbright Lecturer in American literature in Germany. Crazy Horse in Stillness won the Small Press Book Award, Shoah Train was a National Book Award finalist, and A Poetics of Hiroshima was a selection of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle.

Number of Pages: 323
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: William Heyen
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 51821387
UPC: 9780990322177
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-5625
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
MSRPReg: $18.00 Save $5.77 (32% off)
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.