Additional Resources for The Constellation Orion by Ted Kooser

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Bauval, Robert, The Orion Mystery: Unlocking the Secrets

of the Pyramids, New York: Crown, 1994.

This archaeological detective story argues that the great pyramids of Egypt's Fourth Dynasty (c. 2600-2400 b.c.) were vast astronomically sophisticated temples. Using astronomical data about stellar movement, the book argues that the Orion stars coincide exactly with the pyramids' positions in approximately 10,400 b.c.—a period the Egyptians called the First Time, when they believed the god Osiris ruled the Earth.

Kooser, Ted, Sure Signs: New and Selected Poems, Pittsburgh: University ofPittsburgh Press, 1980.

This collection includes "The Constellation Orion" and poems from a number of other Kooser titles, many of them out of print. Readers will get a full sense of Kooser's range from this collection.

Kooser, Ted, "Lying for the Sake of Making Poems," in Prairie Schooner, Vol. 72, No. 1, spring 1998, p. 5. This is a valuable essay for understanding  how Kooser...

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