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Biography of Brooks Haxton

Brooks Haxton

Brooks Haxton (1950 - Present)

Brooks Haxton, born in Greenville, Mississippi, in 1950, is the son of the novelist Ellen Douglas and the composer Kenneth Haxton.

Brooks Haxton is the author of Nakedness, Death, and the Number Zero, The Lay of Eleanor and Irene (Backcountry, 1985), Dominion (Knopf, 1986), Traveling Company (Knopf, 1989), Dead Reckoning (Story Line Press, 1989), and The Sun at Night (Knopf, 1997). He has published three books of translations, including an anthology of Greek lyrics and epigrams, Dances for Flute and Thunder, and Fragments by Heraclitus, both available from Viking. His rendition of Selected Poems by Victor Hugo was released 2002 by Penguin Classics.



9 Poems written by Brooks Haxton

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3301 Salesmanship, With Half A Dram Of Tears Comments and analysis of Salesmanship, With Half A Dram Of Tears by Brooks Haxton 9 Comments
2395 Monster Minded
2172 I Want to Pray
2152 Thy Name
2048 Unclean Comments and analysis of Unclean by Brooks Haxton 11 Comments
1795 1985
1549 Sackcloth Comments and analysis of Sackcloth by Brooks Haxton 1 Comment
543 Every Death Is Magic from the Enemy to Be Avenged
275 Rotgut


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