The Purple Light

A Man’s Vocation Is Nobody’s Business

Romance Without Women: The Sterile Fiction of the American West

The Wish to Be Picked Clean

The Last Abandonment

Another October in Prison

Old Map of Barnstable County

Brendan Galvin is the author of sixteen poetry collections, most recently Habitat: New and Selected Poems, 1965–2005 (2005), a finalist for the National Book Award; Ocean Effects (2007); and Whirl Is King (2008)—all from Louisiana State University Press. His translation of Sophocles’ Women of Trachis appeared in the Penn Greek Drama Series (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998).

The Sense of Sin

Self-Consciousness and the Modernist Temper