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Ecstatic Occasions, Expedient Forms: 65 Leading Contemporary Poets Select and Comment on Their Poems ePub download

by David Lehman

  • Author: David Lehman
  • ISBN: 0025702416
  • ISBN13: 978-0025702417
  • ePub: 1923 kb | FB2: 1590 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Poetry
  • Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co; First Edition edition (June 1, 1987)
  • Pages: 256
  • Rating: 4.7/5
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Ecstatic Occasions, Expedient Forms: 65 Leading Contemporary Poets Select and Comment on Their Poems ePub download

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Other revisions include an enlarged glossary of terms, and more expanded biographies of individual poets.

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But the arrival of his anthology, and the thrust of what it contains, are evidence of a swing back to what some would call "formal conservatism" and others "the paradoxical liberation of restraint. As that last word implies, it's hard not to connect shifts in poetic fashion with those in sexual morality.

Published June 1987 by Macmillan Pub Co. Written in English. Internet Archive Wishlist.

He is, with Star Black, co-director of the KGB Poetry Reading Series in New York City.

Lehman’s other books of criticism include The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets .

Lehman’s other books of criticism include The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets (Doubleday, 1998), which was named a "Book to Remember 1999" by the New York Public Library; The Big Question (1995); The Line Forms Here (1992) and Signs of the Times: Deconstruction and the Fall of Paul de Man (1991).

Bemelmans quotes him in a book of his selected writings, ''Tell Them It Was Wonderful,'' (McGraw-Hill)

I used lapping rhymes and rhythms to whack out a tonal logic that I hope will balance undeveloped paradoxes and allusions in the content. Bemelmans quotes him in a book of his selected writings, ''Tell Them It Was Wonderful,'' (McGraw-Hill). He lived on the top floor of an apartment house in the Boulevard St. Michel. He opened the window and let out a bird he had kept in a cage, a finch.

Includes poems and essays by Cage, Ammons, Updike, Wilbur, Hecht, Oates, Disch, Morgan, Creeley, and Corn