Elegy for My Father, Who Is Not Dead Summary
Andrew Hudgins

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Elegy for My Father, Who Is Not Dead Summary

"Elegy for My Father, Who Is Not Dead" was published by Houghton Mifflin, in 1991, in The Never-Ending, Andrew Hudgins's third volume of poems. The poem calls itself an "elegy" in the first half of the title, and thus we expect to hear a poetic lament for someone who has died. But Hudgins puts a strange twist on the ancient genre, elegia . This poem is an elegy for someone who is not yet dead, namely...

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