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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But let us not forget that this lovely , sensuous , seemingly effortless verse poured
from a tiny body almost continuously racked with pain : the tuberculosis which
stunted him , twisted his spine to hunch his back – probably caught from his wet ...
Now launch the small ship , now as the body dies and life departs , launch out ,
the fragile soul in the fragile ship of courage , the ark of faith with its store of food
and little cooking pans and change of clothes , upon the flood's black waste upon
... done a great deal to make up for these deficiencies in our tradition . I'll quote
three passages : Here are two solid bodies , wingless , bodies of friends who are
never lovers , bare of former wife and former husband and usual circumstance .
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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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