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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Speaking of tactlessness , I wondered why they hadn't just thanked Mother for her
thoughtfulness and then quietly given away the food to the hungry . I think I
began to believe that tactlessness was a prominent feature of British Socialism .
... that takes its epigraph from the cover of the telephone directory : “ Do not call
from Memory . All numbers have changed ” ) , I speak of the house where I grew
up , at 202 Coeur d'Alene . For many years the house had been owned by a
... vulnerable , human : longing , as we all do , to be cherished , to be cared for .
So she is able to seek out and speak to these qualities in others , men as well as
women . It is a joy to say that she has worked through the occasional rhetoric and
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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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