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The throne of Labdacus

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Published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oedipus (Greek mythology) -- Poetry.,
  • Apollo (Greek deity) -- Poetry.,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGjertrud Schnackenberg.
    GenrePoetry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.C5178 T48 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6781214M
    ISBN 100374276862
    LC Control Number00028416

    Biography. Gjertrud Schnackenberg was born in Tacoma, Washington, in The Throne of Labdacus () received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry.. Judges’ Citation “Throughout her career, Gjertrud Schnackenberg has been widely admired for her elegant, inventive, and musically complex prosody, her emotional decorum, and her timeless frames of reference. If Schnackenberg’s work gives elaborate form to emotional chaos, her most recent book, Heavenly Questions, represents the logical extreme of her project. As a meditation on fate it has some precedent in her previous book-length poem, The Throne of Labdacus (), which reworks the Oedipus story. But it is even more ambitious.


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The subject of Gjertrud Schnackenbergs book length poem Throne of Labdacus is the Oedipus myth--as told by Sophocles in his famous play Oedipus the King.

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Gertrud Schnackenberg was born in Tacoma, Washington. She graduated from Mount Holyoke, and was awarded an honorary doctorate from that college in She has also received the Lavan Younger Poets Award (judged by Robert Fitzgerald) from the Academy of American Poets, and the Rome Prize in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and by: 3.

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For me THE THRONE OF LABDACUS is the best volume of American poetry this year and deserves our greatest prizes. The editorial description [above] says quite well what the poem is about and I couldn't say it better in a thousand words. Reading this poem I was at first astounded by the orignality and freshness of the images on the first page/5.

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He went back home to Thebes and in time inherited the throne of his father, Labdacus. Yet a day would come when he would pay a heavy price for having abused that hospitality so foully.

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The Throne of Labdacus returns to the time when the Sophocles play had not yet premiered, when the tragedy had not yet been cast in stone by scribes and was still mutable in the mouths of rhapsodes and messengers. As readers, we are invited to feel that we have the fatalistic advantage over the text, since we know the core of the Oedipus.

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