Proses: SELECTED ESSAYS, REVIEWS, AND CONVERSATION
Copper Canyon Press, 1993 - 194 Seiten
Proses has been selected as the inaugural volume in the Copper Canyon Press Writing Re: Writing series, each annual volume to be a major collection of essays on poetry by a leading poet. In these essays and reviews, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet assays the work of many contemporary poets including Hayden Carruth, Denise Levertov, James Merrill, Louise Bogan, Robert Creeley, Marge Piercy, John Berryman and others. She offers the first major American assessment of the English poet John Clare, and discusses the influence of Alexander Pope on her own poetry. She also contributes a major autobiographical essay. If the subjects and occasions of her prose on poets and poetry are eclectic, they onetheless provide a sweeping insight into the depth of her passion, intelligence and imagination.
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Grandfather Kizer's first job in Spokane was as a clerk in a grocery store . But
soon he became bookkeeper and office manager for a wholesale butter - and -
egg distributor . He was an attractive man who made friends easily , in his church
And when the miners were hurt , my grandfather tried to patch them up most of
the time without being paid anything . All this made a lifelong radical out of
Mother . The second ruin of Grandfather Kizer was , as my father put it , the last
My grandfather happened to overhear them , and instantly dragged the boys off
to the woodshed for a severe whipping . “ Never again do I want to hear you call
a grown man by his first name ! ” The boys protested that they didn't know that ...
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This volume of essays and criticism by Pultizer Prize winner Kizer introduces a new series, "Writing Re: Writing''--a dry name for what will prove, if the first book is any indication, a lively series ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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