Into The Ruins

Into The Ruins

by Frederick Glaysher
     
 

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Beyond postmodernism, Into the Ruins confronts much of the human experience left out of the balance by postmodern poetry, often compared to the Alexandrians and the Neoterics, when writers similarly concentrated on the minor themes of personal life, while ignoring the challenging experience of the public realm. Suffused with a global tragic vision, Into the Ruins has… See more details below

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Beyond postmodernism, Into the Ruins confronts much of the human experience left out of the balance by postmodern poetry, often compared to the Alexandrians and the Neoterics, when writers similarly concentrated on the minor themes of personal life, while ignoring the challenging experience of the public realm. Suffused with a global tragic vision, Into the Ruins has its gaze fixed firmly on the 21st Century.

Editorial Reviews

North American Review - Vince Gotera
“A litany of horrors updating Eliot’s Waste Land, the book upbraids poets for turning inward only to concerns of the self.”
Jack Magazine - William Allegrezza
At high points, his poetry captures the feelings of contingency and horror felt by many but expressed well by few.... Glaysher fits well within the literary tradition...however, his voice is distinct. Among contemporary poets, few have a vision as darkly haunting.... Few also have the knowledge and the ability to handle contemporary issues with such presence of language. Out of the mass of recent poetry books, here is one you should read.
Poetry Greece - Wendy Hollins
"It is argued that now poets must turn to contemplating the real world and Glaysher is remarkable in his achievement of this . . . it is excellent poetry; his words and images hit you right in the gut . . . well worth reading."
Collages & Bricolages - The Editor
"Equivalent to the shock of visiting a holocaust museum depicting all the world’s victims of genocide. . . .the imagery he flashes in this gallery of atrocity, hopefully will sensitize readers to the extent that they will recognize the moral imperative of conquering the evil inherent in man."
Main Street Rag - M. Scott Douglass
"His poetry is fluid and rhythmic . . . thoughtful and provocative."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780967042190
Publisher:
Earthrise Press
Publication date:
05/15/2009
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.21(d)

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