Tiepolo's Hound

Tiepolo's Hound

From the Nobel laureate, a book-length poem on two educations in painting, a century apart

"Between me and Venice the thigh of a hound;

my awe of the ordinary, because even as I write,

paused on a step of this couplet, I have never found

its image again, a hound in astounding light."

Tiepolo's Hound joins the quests of two Caribbean men: Camille Pissarro--a Sephardic Jew born in 1830 who leaves his native St. Thomas to follow his vocation as a painter in Paris--and the… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 09, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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