ISBN-10: 0374299552

ISBN-13: 9780374299552

ISBN-10: 0374537461

ISBN-13: 9780374537463

A luminous choice of essays from considered one of our most unusual and influential poets

Five many years after her debut poetry assortment, Firstborn, Louise Glück is a towering determine in American letters. Written with an identical probing, analytic regulate that has lengthy exotic her poetry, American Originality is Glück’s moment booklet of essays—her first, Proofs and Theories, received the 1993 PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction. Glück’s relocating and disabusing lyricism is on complete show during this decisive new collection.

From its starting pages, American Originality forces readers to think about modern poetry and its demigods in radical, unconsoling, and eventually very efficient methods. decided to wrest plentiful, usually contradictory which means from our present literary discourse, Glück comprehends and destabilizes notions of “narcissism” and “genius” which are specific to the yank literary weather. This comprises erudite analyses of the poets who've her all through her personal occupation, comparable to Rilke, Pinsky, Chiasson, and Dobyns, and introductions to the 1st books of poets like Dana Levin, Peter Streckfus, Spencer Reece, and Richard Siken. Forceful, revealing, not easy, and instructive, American Originality is a seminal serious achievement.

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