eBook Bardic Deadlines: Reviewing Poetry, 1984-95 (Poets On Poetry) download
by Geoffrey Paul O'Brien
Author: Geoffrey Paul O'Brien
Publisher: University of Michigan Press (December 7, 1998)
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Geoffrey O'Brien (Author). That's a good reason for hating poetry but it's not the best reason. Ned Rorem hates poetry for its unbearable highmindedness and I feel the same way: "Poetry's dangerous. Oh, not because it exposes 'truths' to the world, no.
Geoffrey O'Brien (Author). It's dangerous for the poet: it makes him look sappy to talk that way. I distrust the impulse, and I shan't read poems anymore. The pomposity of Poetry.
O'Brien surveys an array of some of the most striking and invative poets to emerge in recent decades, including Susan Howe, August Kleinzahler, Clark Coolidge, Nathaniel Mackey, Gustaf Sobin, and Michael O'Brien.
For the California poet, see Geoffrey G. O'Brien . New York City, New York, United States. O'Brien, Geoffrey (2000). ISBN 978-1-58243-245-8.
by Geoffrey Paul O'Brien. Select Format: Hardcover. O'Brien surveys an array of some of the most striking and innovative poets to emerge in recent decades, including Susan Howe, August Kleinzahler, Clark Coolidge, Nathaniel Mackey, Gustaf Sobin, and Michael O'Brien.
Recipient Writing award Whiting Foundation, 1988; fellow New York Institute Humanities, since 1998, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1999, Rockefeller Foundation, 2002.
O'Brien was born in New York City and grew up in Great Neck, Long Island. His mother, Margaret (Owens) O'Brien, was a theater actress, and his father was Joseph O'Brien, one of the original WMCA Good Guys. O'Brien began publishing poetry and criticism in the 1960s.
Repositionings: Readings of Contemporary Poetry, Photography, and Performance Art, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995.
The Best in Children’s Books : University of Chicago Guide to Childrens Literature, 1979-1984. The Best of Sting : Fields of Gold – 1984-1994.