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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I already had a white organdy dress for church , but Mother made me the most
beautiful sash I had ever seen : turquoise blue silk with a long bow in the back .
When I rode on the float I was so proud ! I waved at the crowd standing along the
Keats seemed very beautiful and very alien , and I wished that Father's reading
didn't make me as uncomfortable as Mother was . Perhaps I sensed that Keats
was a poet I could not emulate . Now the letters would have been a different
I suspect that with Mother and me there was a form of joint hypnosis : She had
one of the world's most beautiful voices , and she must have cast a spell on us
both , a spell of sounds in which meaning hovered somewhere in the middle
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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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