The Death of the Goddess

A Poem in Twelve Cantos

Patrick Colm Hogan

The Death of the Goddess

Patrick Colm Hogan

Distributed for 2Leaf Press

Introduction by Rachel Fell McDermott
128 pages | 5 x 8
Paper $16.99 ISBN: 9781940939346 Published October 2014
E-book $6.99 ISBN: 9781940939353 Published October 2014
THE DEATH OF THE GODDESS is an epic, narrative poem that is a moving account of affection, personal loss, and grief. Inspired by Buddhism, Indic thought and Hogan’s reading of the BHAGAVAD GITA, the central figures of THE DEATH OF THE GODDESS is two lovers who refuse to accept unjust social hierarchies and suffer separation and death for that choice. In this groundbreaking narrative, Patrick Colm Hogan sets out to re-synthesize ancient Indian philosophy and myth, with a beauty and literary feeling (called rasa in Sanskrit) that are the central aspects of this poem. THE DEATH OF THE GODDESS is an excellent literary achievement to be read by serious poetry lovers and students of mythology or epic literature alike.
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