Jean Valentine This-World Company
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Description: Over the course of more than four decades, contemporary American poet Jean Valentine has written eleven books of stunning, spirit-inflected poetry. This collection of essays, assembled over several years by Kazim Ali and John Hoppenthaler, brings together twenty-six pieces on all stages of Valentine's career by a range of poets, scholars, and admirers.Valentine's poetry has long been valued for its dreamlike qualities, its touches of the personal and the political, and its mesmerizing phrasing. Valentine is a National Book Award winner and was named the State Poet of New York in 2008. She has taught a number of popular workshops and has been awarded a Bunting Institute Fellowship, a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and the Shelley Memorial Prize.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 7/31/2012
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Little Light on the Road: An Informal Primer on Reading Jean Valentine, in Six Brief Sections|
|Dream Barker: Preoedipal Fusion and Radiant Boundaries in Jean Valentine|
|Orpheus and Eurydice and Gestures of Turning: Palimpsest in the Poetry of Jean Valentine|
|On Jean Valentine's The Messenger|
|"Through Such Hard Wind and Light": Jean Valentine's Elegy for Elizabeth Bishop|
|Jean Valentine's Spontaneous Mythologies|
|Lost and Found: Jean Valentine's Poems of Childhood and Motherhood|
|Lit from Inside: Jean Valentine's River at Wolf|
|Remnants and Recognition|
|Be Still and Know: Silence in the Poetry of Jean Valentine|
|"This Close to God this Close to You": Incarnation in Jean Valentine|
|Globe on Fire: Jean Valentine as a Political Poet|
|Everyone Was Drunk: Reading Jean Valentine through a Shot Glass Lens|
|The Gift of the Double Swerve (Jean Valentine's Endings)|
|For Jean Valentine, Out of Thirty-five Years|
|"The History of the World Without Words": Mysticism and Social Conscience in the Poetry of Jean Valentine|
|"Awake too you are everyone": Gestures of Empathy in Jean Valentine's New Poems|
|Where Do You Look for Me: The Afterlife in the Poems of Jean Valentine|
|Artifact as Metaphor: Reading Nearness in Jean Valentine's Little Boat|
|Secret Book Written in the Dirt: Jean Valentine's Lucy: A Poem|
|On Saying No: Valentine and Dickinson Break the Glass|
|The Umwelt of the Question: Notes on Territory and Desire|