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The Resource American originality : essays on poetry, Louise Glück

American originality : essays on poetry, Louise Glück

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American originality : essays on poetry
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American originality
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essays on poetry
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Louise Glück
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eng
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"A luminous collection of essays from one of our most original and influential poets. Five decades after her debut poetry collection, Firstborn, Louise Glück is a towering figure in American letters. Written with the same probing, analytic control that has long distinguished her poetry, American Originality is Glück's second book of essays--her first, Proofs and Theories, won the 1993 PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction. Glück's moving and disabusing lyricism is on full display in this decisive new collection. From its opening pages, American Originality forces readers to consider contemporary poetry and its demigods in radical, unconsoling, and ultimately very productive ways. Determined to wrest ample, often contradictory meaning from our current literary discourse, Glück comprehends and destabilizes notions of "narcissism" and "genius" that are unique to the American literary climate. This includes erudite analyses of the poets who have interested her throughout her own career, such as Rilke, Pinsky, Chiasson, and Dobyns, and introductions to the first books of poets like Dana Levin, Peter Streckfus, Spencer Reece, and Richard Siken. Forceful, revealing, challenging, and instructive, American Originality is a seminal critical achievement"--
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non fiction
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American originality : essays on poetry, Louise Glück
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nc
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Edition
First edition.
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189 pages;
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9780374299552
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(hardback)
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2016026993
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22 cm
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American originality : essays on poetry, Louise Glück
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm84063329
Edition
First edition.
Extent
189 pages;
Isbn
9780374299552
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016026993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
22 cm

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