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by Alice Notley
This monumental book features selected work by Alice Notley, one of America's most enduring poets. Always innovative and occasionally maudlin, the poems in Notley's latest book play haphazardly with figures of sound and speech
This monumental book features selected work by Alice Notley, one of America's most enduring poets. Notley has strengthened and redefined alternative forms to traditional modes of writing. Always innovative and occasionally maudlin, the poems in Notley's latest book play haphazardly with figures of sound and speech. Showing the influence of ee cummings and William Carlos Williams, these free-verse poems are written as letters, postcards, and prose-paragraphs.
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Grave of Light is a progression of changing forms and styles-an extensive panorama held together explicitly by the shape of the poet’s times. Considered by many to be among the most outstanding of living American poets, Alice Notley has amassed a body of work that includes intimate lyrics, experimental diaries, traditional genres, the postmodern series, the newly invented epic, political observation and invective, and the poem as novel.
This fat book, mostly drawn from numerous small-press and chapbook publications, describes a poetic career of restless experimentation, self-invention, and subversion. An Iowa Writers’ Workshop poet by way of the Mojave town of Needles, California, Notley, with her first husband, Ted Berrigan, belonged to the second wave of the New York School. I Hope I’m Not Here Next Year, from 1970, begins: I’ll say, the one nice thing about that apartment, was how my desk was, Desk?, Shit it was an orange crate, But right in front of a window, in a stream of, dazzling 3 o’clock light.
book by Alice Notley. This chronological selection of her most notable work offers a delineation of her life and creative development.
Alice Notley has become one of America’s greatest living poets
Alice Notley has become one of America’s greatest living poets .
Wesleyan university press. Notley, Alice, 1945– Songs and stories of the ghouls, Alice Notley. Middletown, connecticut. p. cm. - (Wesleyan poetry). ISBN 978-0-8195-6956-1 (cloth: alk. paper) - ISBN 978-0-8195-7153-3 (e-book). A selection of poems from the opening section, Introducing Carthage, was first published in Grave of Light, New and Selected Poems 1970–2005 (Wesleyan University Press, 2006). The poem Another Part of Now first appeared as Backwoods Broadsides, Chaplet Series This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Born in 1945, Alice Notley received the 2007 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for her book Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems 1970–2005 (Wesleyan University Press . This work contains a recurring crucifixion.
Born in 1945, Alice Notley received the 2007 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for her book Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems 1970–2005 (Wesleyan University Press, 2006). Receive a new poem in your inbox daily. The Poem’ is a small excerpt from a very long work in progress called ‘The Speak Angel Series. More by Alice Notley. No world is intact and no one cares about you. Other Titles of Interest. Coming After: Essays on Poetry. From the publisher: Gathers critical pieces by acclaimed poet Alice Notley. Certain Magical Acts. Culture of One. Alice Notley.
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