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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In these unreal times when so much feels hostile to everything we hold dear,
poetry can seem irrelevant, as hard to defend as it is to define. What's the point of
poetry? people ask, or we ask ourselves. How can we spend time reading or
The high priests of Postmodernism talk of privileging text over meaning, and
dismiss mainstream poetry comprehensible to the uninitiated as elitist. They call
the kind of lyric and narrative poetry in this book dull, while poetry drawing on ...
Influenced by the experiments of Symbolism, the innovative Modernist poets of
the early 20th century rejected traditional forms and realism as well as consensus
between author and reader, producing highly complex work in response to an ...
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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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