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Tonight No Poetry Will Serve

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 9780393079678
Genre : Poetry
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Collects new poems by the author, that celebrate social presence under enforced isolation, aggressive authority, and ancient and present wars.
Category: Poetry

Tonight No Poetry Will Serve Poems 2007 2010

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 9780393075281
Genre : Poetry
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Relationships—partings/reconciliations, solidarities/ruptures, trust/betrayal, exposure/withdrawal—are the deep fabric of this forceful work. In the intimate address of "Axel Avákar," the black humor of "Quarto," and the underground journey of "Powers of Recuperation," compressed lyrics flash among larger scenarios where images, dialogues, blues, and song spiral into political visions. Adrienne Rich has said, "I believe almost everything I know, have come to understand, is somewhere in this book." from "Ballade of the Poverties" There's the poverty of wages wired for the funeral you Can't get to the poverty of bodies lying unburied There's the poverty of labor offered silently on the curb The poverty of yard sale scrapings spread And rejected the poverty of eviction, wedding bed out on street Prince let me tell you who will never learn through words There are poverties and there are poverties.
Category: Poetry

Alfredo Jaar Tonight No Poetry Will Serve

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ISBN : 9527067057
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Tonight No Poetry Will Serve' is the most comprehensive overview of the installations and photographs of Chilean-born, New York–based artist Alfredo Jaar (born 1956). It includes color reproductions of over 44 works, from 1974 to 2014, including such groundbreaking works as "Lament of the Images," "The Silence of Nduwayezu" and "The Sound of Silence." Also covering some of his most celebrated public interventions such as "The Cloud" and "The Skoghall Konsthall" as well as many of his lesser-known but milestone earliest works from Chile, this publication stands as the most encompassing survey yet of Jaar's cross-disciplinary, cross-border practice. Also included is the Adrienne Rich poem after which the exhibition was titled, "Tonight No Poetry Will Serve," an important source of inspiration for the artist. 00Exhibition: Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland (11.04-07.09.2014).
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Understanding Adrienne Rich

Author : Jeannette E. Riley
ISBN : 9781611177008
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Among the most celebrated American poets of the past half century, Adrienne Rich was the recipient of awards ranging from the Bollingen Prize, to the National Book Award, to the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award. In Understanding Adrienne Rich, Jeannette E. Riley assesses the full scope of Rich’s long career from 1957 to her death in 2012 through a chronological exploration of her poetry and prose. Beginning with Rich’s first two formally traditional collections, published in the late 1950s, then moving to the increasingly radical collections of the 1960s and 1970s, Riley details the evolution of Rich’s feminist poetics as she investigated issues of identity, sexuality, gender, the desire to reclaim women’s history, the dream of a common language, and a separate community for women. Riley then tracks how Rich’s writing shifted outward from the 1980s and 1990s to the end of her career as she evaluated her own life and place within her society. Rich examined her country’s history as well, asking readers to consider what responsibility each person has—individually and communally—for changing the conditions under which we live. This book documents Rich’s developing charge that poetry carries the ability to create social change and engage people in the democratic process. Throughout, Understanding Adrienne Rich interweaves explications of Rich’s poetry with her prose, offering a close look at the development of the author’s voice from formalist poet, to feminist visionary, to citizen poet. In doing so, this volume provides a survey of Rich’s career and her impact on American literature and politics.
Category: Literary Criticism

American Poetry After Modernism

Author : Albert Gelpi
ISBN : 9781107025240
Genre : History
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Albert Gelpi's American Poetry after Modernism is a study of sixteen major American poets of the postwar period, from Robert Lowell to Adrienne Rich. Gelpi argues that a distinctly American poetic tradition was solidified in the later half the twentieth century, thus severing it from British conventions.
Category: History

American Poetry Since 1945

Author : Eleanor Spencer
ISBN : 9781137324474
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This collection of brand new essays by a leading team of experts encourages readers to appreciate the rich formal, thematic, and ethnic diversity and inclusivity of post-war American poetry. It provides fresh critical perspectives on, and ways of reading, familiar poets such as Sylvia Plath, Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.
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The Best American Poetry 2009

Author : David Wagoner
ISBN : 1439166269
Genre : Poetry
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David Wagoner writes about regular lives with plain grace and transcendent humanity, and the seventy-five poems he has chosen for the 2009 edition of The Best American Poetry grapple with life, celebrate freedom, and teem with imaginative energy. With engaging notes from the poets, Wagoner's superb introductory essay, series editor David Lehman's astute foreword about the current state of poetry and criticism, and cover art from the beloved poet John Ashbery, The Best American Poetry 2009 is a memorable and delightful addition to a series dedicated to showcasing the work of poets at their best.
Category: Poetry

Later Poems Selected And New 1971 2012

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 9780393239812
Genre : Poetry
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The final volume of poems by America’s most powerful and distinctive poetic voice. Later Poems: Selected and New brings together a remarkable body of work by the celebrated poet. Included are Adrienne Rich’s own selections from twelve volumes of published works, including the National Book Award–winning Diving into the Wreck, An Atlas of the Difficult World, and her final volume, Tonight No Poetry Will Serve, along with ten powerful new poems, previously uncollected. This collection testifies to a monumental career that distinguished American literature in the late twentieth century, and will continue to inspire readers for years to come.
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Diving Into The Wreck Poems 1971 1972

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 9780393345759
Genre : Poetry
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In her seventh volume of poetry, Adrienne Rich searches to reclaim—to discover—what has been forgotten, lost, or unexplored. "I came to explore the wreck. / The words are purposes. / The words are maps. / I came to see the damage that was done / and the treasures that prevail." These provocative poems move with the power of Rich's distinctive voice.
Category: Poetry

Your Native Land Your Life

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 0393310825
Genre : Poetry
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Poems examine the United States, the past, dreams, friendship, wife abuse, imprisonment, Jewish heritage, the seasons, and the nature of poetry
Category: Poetry