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Charles Wright (1) (1935–)

Autor/a de Black Zodiac: Poems

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31+ obres 1,677 Membres 27 Ressenyes 6 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Charles Wright received the National Book Award for Poetry in 1983 for "Country Music", the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize in 1995 for "Chickamauga", & the Pulitzer Prize & National Book Critics Circle Award in 1998 for "Black Zodiac". (Bowker Author Biography)
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Obres de Charles Wright

Black Zodiac: Poems (1997) 246 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2008 (2008) — Editor — 136 exemplars
Appalachia (1998) 114 exemplars
Chickamauga: Poems (1995) 83 exemplars
Scar Tissue: Poems (2006) 78 exemplars
Caribou: Poems (2014) 72 exemplars
Sestets: Poems (2009) 62 exemplars
Buffalo Yoga: Poems (2004) 56 exemplars
Littlefoot: A Poem (2007) 49 exemplars
Zone Journals (1988) 48 exemplars

Obres associades

The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Col·laborador — 1,273 exemplars
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Col·laborador — 766 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Col·laborador — 208 exemplars
The Art of Losing (2010) — Col·laborador — 205 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2004 (2004) — Col·laborador — 202 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2002 (2002) — Col·laborador — 182 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2005 (2005) — Col·laborador — 177 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 1997 (1997) — Col·laborador — 167 exemplars
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Col·laborador — 164 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 1998 (1998) — Col·laborador — 162 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 1992 (1992) — Col·laborador — 102 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2011 (2011) — Col·laborador — 86 exemplars
The Best American Spiritual Writing 2008 (2008) — Col·laborador — 84 exemplars
Selected Poems (1965) — Traductor, algunes edicions81 exemplars
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Col·laborador — 49 exemplars
Antaeus No. 75/76, Autumn 1994 - The Final Issue (1994) — Col·laborador — 32 exemplars
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Col·laborador — 28 exemplars
A Portrait of Southern Writers: Photographs (2000) — Col·laborador — 13 exemplars
Five points : a journal of literature & arts : vol. 7 no. 2 (2003) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars

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Wright's poems are the kind which you might read through once, fairly easily, and then read through again for another level of meaning. In this collection, the ones I got the most out of were the longer sequences and those more focused on images than on story-telling, which isn't necessarily the norm for me. Here, though, the sequences progressed in such a way as to feel like slowly blooming flowers and films, and I adored them, whereas many images were offered with such simple flavor that I couldn't help but enjoy them and re-read immediately.

Wright will probably never be one of my favorite poets, but this little book is certainly my favorite collection from him so far, and I think I'll probably return to a number of the poems here.
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whitewavedarling | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Mar 31, 2022 |
To me, these poems read like salt water. Some are nightswimming in the briny, dark, endless Atlantic, fathoms unknown beneath my treading feet. Others the taste of tears on my lips, breeze a delicate finger against the glaze of water on my cheeks. And a handful are the salty-sweet strangeness of salt water taffy. All lovely, all words worth savoring a spell.
 
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slimikin | Mar 27, 2022 |
Great selections by Charles Wright, with some particularly good work from Louise Glück, Robert Hass, W. S. Merwin, and C. K. Williams. As far as collections, this is one of the better ones.
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drbrand | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Jun 8, 2020 |
Desire discriminates and language discriminates:
They form no part of the essence of things:
each word
Is a failure, each object
We name and place
leads us another step away from the light.

Loss is its own gain.
Its secret is emptiness.
Our images lie in the flat pools of their dark selves
Like bodies of water the tide moves.
They move as the tide moves.
Its secret is emptiness.


A great collection of work by an underrated poet. In Wright's poetry, Paul Celan, Du Fu, and Dante meet and discuss the Appalachians. This kaleidoscopic conversation is nowhere more evident than the selections from Chickamauga—which, for me, are the strongest.… (més)
 
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Obres
31
També de
21
Membres
1,677
Popularitat
#15,325
Valoració
3.9
Ressenyes
27
ISBN
103
Llengües
5
Preferit
6

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