Usher (Hardcover)

By B. H. Fairchild

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393065756, 122pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2009



Employing dramatic monologues, among other forms, Usher embraces a range of subject matter and modes, from the elegiac to the comic. At its heart, however, is the long poem Trilogy, consisting of three interrelated dramatic monologues spoken by a circus performer, a theological student and part-time usher, and Hart Crane.