Staying alive: real poems for unreal times
Miramax Books, 2003 - 496 pagina's
An anthology of five hundred contemporary poems explores themes of passion, spirituality, death, and friendship, in a collection that includes contributions by such writers as Mary Oliver, W. H. Auden, and Maya Angelou. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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to unreal times we live through as people, poems in which language is used with
the kind of sensitivity too often lost in a world which insists on instant comment
and immediate communication. Yet awareness of language is what distinguishes
They imitate the light that is in thought, For the mind relates to thinking as the eye
Relates to light. Only because the world Already is a language can the painter
speak According to the grammar of the ground. It is archaic speech, that has not ...
But 'style' is not something grafted on to ordinary language: it is inherent in the
way a writer sees the world." And Julian Barnes has written (drawing on Flaubert
): "Style is a function of theme. Style is not imposed on subject-matter, but arises ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - Xleptodactylous - LibraryThing
If anyone ever reviews the poems inside an anthology you should disregard it completely. I discovered my favourite poem within these pages, yet the entire collection was not to my taste. That is poetry. Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - bezoar44 - LibraryThing
This anthology of modern poetry is both a curious exercise in marketing (the close-up photo on the cover has nothing to do with any of the poems, but presumably makes the book more accessible for ... Volledige review lezen
Mary Oliver 5 Wild Geese
Elizabeth Bishop 39 Chemin de
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