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Lynn Emanuel

Teoksen Then, Suddenly (Pitt Poetry Series) tekijä

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Associated Works

Cries of the Spirit: A Celebration of Women's Spirituality (2000) — Avustaja — 372 kappaletta
McSweeney's Issue 22: Three Books Held Within By Magnets (2007) — Avustaja — 335 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2000 (2000) — Avustaja — 213 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2005 (2005) — Avustaja — 176 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 1998 (1998) — Avustaja — 161 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 1995 (1995) — Avustaja — 161 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2010 (2010) — Avustaja — 121 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2016 (2016) — Avustaja — 103 kappaletta
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Avustaja — 63 kappaletta
Atomic Ghost: Poets Respond to the Nuclear Age (1995) — Avustaja — 30 kappaletta

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These poems are an intriguing challenge. On the face of it -- they are simple, the language and imagery straightforward and easy to grasp. But Emmanuel struggles to push these poems beyond either conventional poetic imagery and sentimentality or modernist abstraction, to some kind of purity where she and the reader can meet on honest if not equal terms. In some of her poems, Emanuel begins by laying out some rich imagery only to systematically un-do it as the poem unfolds. In others, she literally argues with the ghosts of the dead who try to impose meanings she would resist, or strip the poem of meanings and images she would settle on too easily. Sometimes, her striving to negate conventional sentiment comes off as a bit self-indulgent. But she certainly deserves credit for working toward a kind of courageous honesty. And some of the poems are simply perfect. Good poetry should not be easy to read, and this book is no exception. But it is worth the work.… (lisätietoja)
 
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