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Jorie Graham: Essays on the Poetry

Jorie Graham: Essays on the Poetry

by Thomas Gardner
     
 

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American scholars of literature examine the work of American poet Graham (b. 1951), mostly in reviews and articles reprinted since 1992, but also in some original essays. In addition to reviewing particular collections such as Materialism, The Errancy, Swarm, and Never; they explore such aspects as the moment of excess, iconoclasm, her big

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American scholars of literature examine the work of American poet Graham (b. 1951), mostly in reviews and articles reprinted since 1992, but also in some original essays. In addition to reviewing particular collections such as Materialism, The Errancy, Swarm, and Never; they explore such aspects as the moment of excess, iconoclasm, her big hunger, her place, gender and ethical subjectivity, her poems of adolescence, and the beginnings of a lexicon. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“This book is a significant contribution not only to Graham scholarship, but to our understanding of American poetry at the end of the twentieth century—Eric Murphy Selinger, author of What Is It Then Between Us?: Traditions of Love in American Poetry

“An excellent collection of essays on Pulitzer Prize winning poet Jorie Graham that really opens the field, presenting extraordinarily fine initial mappings of her writing.”—Eileen Gregory, author of H. D. and Hellenism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299203207
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
01/15/2005
Series:
Contemporary North American Poetry Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Gardner is professor of English at Virginia Tech and author of Discovering Ourselves in Whitman: The Contemporary American Long Poem and Regions of Unlikeness: Explaining Contemporary Poetry.  He has edited three special issues of Contemporary Literature on American poetry of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.

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