SELECTED POETRY BOOK III

LEITMOTIFS AND THEMES

by PAUL SHAPSHAK, PHD


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Softcover
£13.07
Softcover
£13.07

Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/14/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 248
ISBN : 9781496930699

About the Book

This is the third book of poetry by Paul Shapshak, PhD, published by Authorhouse. The topics in this book include Pastoral and Social themes as well as Mythology, Cosmology, Theology, Economics, History, and the Arts.


About the Author

Paul Shapshak, PhD commenced writing poetry at age 15 nearing graduation from the High School of Music and Art in New York City. He was a music student, playing piano, violin, and conducting. While in high school, he attended the Henry Street Settlement Music School in New York City as a scholarship student studying violin, chamber music, conducting, and counterpoint. He received a scholarship to attend the Aspen Music Festival. After that, he attended Harvard College (BA), New York University Medical Center Graduate School, and Princeton University Graduate School (PhD) all with scholarships. At Harvard College, he attended an English literature course given by Professor William Alfred. In addition to poetry, his interests are harpsichord, mathematics, physics, Sanskrit, and Hebrew.

His parents were Sir Rene Shapshak, sculptor and painter and Lady Eugenie Palca-Shapshak, pianiste and piano teacher. He and his wife Solveig have three grown children, Mans, Helga, and Dag and grandchildren Madeleine, Sophia, Annika Renee, and Evelyn Rachel.