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eBook Covenant (Phoenix Poets) ePub

by Alan Shapiro

  • ISBN: 0226750442
  • Category: Poetry
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Alan Shapiro
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (November 15, 1991)
  • Pages: 100
  • ePub book: 1877 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1360 kb
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  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 161

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His poetry comes by its sad wisdom through its accomodations to human happenstance and estrangement. In "Covenant," sympathy grounds itself in worldly particulars, and subjectivity begets responsibilities.

He never trivializes his subjects with high-minded flourishes or stylistic gimmicks.

Covenant (Phoenix Poets Series)

Covenant (Phoenix Poets Series). 0226750450 (ISBN13: 9780226750453). He is the author of nine poetry books, including Tantalus in Love, Song and Dance, and The Dead Alive and Busy.

Covenant (Phoenix Poets e. University of Chicago Press. The Dead Alive and Busy (Phoenix Poets e. Mixed Company (Phoenix Poets e. In Covenant, sympathy grounds itself in worldly particulars, and subjectivity begets responsibilities. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he is the William R. Kenan Jr.

He is the author of numerous poetry books, including Tantalus in Love, Song and Dance, and Dead Alive and Busy. YouTube Encyclopedic. -David Barber, Poetry.

"The coherence Shapiro prizes is both more thorough and more thoroughgoing than that offered by a moralizing intelligence. His poetry comes by its sad wisdom through its accomodations to human happenstance and estrangement. . . .In Covenant, sympathy grounds itself in worldly particulars, and subjectivity begets responsibilities. Hardnosed yet tenderly attentive, Shapiro's acute self-consciousness distills an exacting conscientiousness."—David Barber, Poetry"At forty-years-old and already the author of four superbly written books of poems, Shapiro has produced a work of such authority and originality that he has permanently enlarged my hopes and expectations for contemporary poetry. His risk-loving swiftness of perception and his affinity for stories that up-end convention and taboo have enabled him to reclaim, for poets of my generation, areas of feeling and linguistic virtuosity that originated with William Carlos Williams, Elizabeth Bishop, J. V. Cunningham, and Ivor Winters. It is hard for me to see how an ideal anthologist of the future will be able to include their names without gratefully including his."—Tom Sleigh, Boston Phoenix