The Logic of Opposites

Alane Rollings

Published by Triquarterly
ISBN 10: 0810150816 / ISBN 13: 9780810150812
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Synopsis: In her fourth collection of poetry, Alane Rollings grapples with the power and potency of philosophical and psychological opposites. This is a unique collection: combining a detached intimacy with a formal grandeur, Rollings addresses the opposition of stasis and action, depression and activity, sorrow and joy, and inquires into their power to shape both individual life and society as a whole. Written by a poet who has suffered from bipolar illness, these paired poems represent opposites in both mood and perspective: they are confessional without being autobiographical in detail; intimate and accessible while maintaining a curious detachment; utterly serious, yet often seductively casual in tone. These poems are an exploration of the nature of contradiction that are entirely, and convincingly, self-consistent.

About the Author: Alane Rollings attended Bryn Mawr College and the University of Chicago. She is the author of five books of poetry, including "The Logic of Opposites" (Northwestern University Press, 1998), "The Struggle to Adore" (Story Line Press, 1994), and "Transparent Landscapes" (Saint Luke's Press, 1984). Rollings lives in Hyde Park with her husbadn, novelist Richard Stern and teaches at the University of Chicago.

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Title: The Logic of Opposites
Publisher: Triquarterly
Binding: Hardcover
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