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Soul Says

On Recent Poetry

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$18.00 • £14.95 • €16.00

ISBN 9780674821477

Publication Date: 10/01/1996

Academic Trade

284 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Reversed Pietà: Mien Ginsberg’s “Kaddish”
  • 2. Flower Power: Louise Gluck’s The Wild Iris
  • 3. Veracity Unshaken: A. R. Ammons’ Sumerian Vistas
  • 4. Recomposed and Clarified: James Merrill’s The Inner Room
  • 5. Southern Weather: Dave Smith
  • 6. Huge Pits of Darkness, High Peaks of Lights: Robinson Jeffers
  • 7. New York Pastoral: James Schuyler
  • 8. Imagination Pressing Back: Frank Bidart, Albert Goldbarth, and Amy Clampitt
  • 9. Election and Reprobation: Donald Davie’s Collected Poems
  • 10. A World of Foreboding: Charles Simic
  • 11. American Zen: Gary Snyder’s No Nature
  • 12. A Steely Glitter Chasing Shadows: John Ashbery’s Flow Chart
  • 13. A Dissonant Triad: Henri Cole, Rita Dove, and August Kleinzahler
  • 14. The Black Dove: Rita Dove, Poet Laureate
  • 15. Drawn to Figments and Occasion: Lucie Brock-Broido’s A Hunger
  • 16. Second Thoughts: Seamus Heaney’s The How Lantern
  • 17. A Wounded Man Falling Towards Me: Seamus Heaney’s The Government of the Tongue
  • 18. Earth and Ethereality: Seamus Heaney’s Selected Poems, 1966-1987
  • 19. Mapping the Air: Adrienne Rich and Jorie Graham
  • 20. Married to Hurry and Grim Song: Jorie Graham’s The End of Beauty
  • 21. Fin-de-Siècle Poetry: Jorie Graham
  • Credits
  • Index

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