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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English


  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Gluck, Louise,,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • Poetry,
  • Literary Criticism / Poetry,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • 1943-,
  • 20th century,
  • Glèuck, Louise,,
  • History,
  • United States,
  • Women and literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7632488M
ISBN 100472030620
ISBN 109780472030620

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Louise Glück was born in New York City in and grew up on Long Island. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. Considered by many to be one of America’s most talented contemporary poets, Glück is noted for her poetry’s technical precision, sensitivity, and insight into loneliness, family relationships, divorce, and death, as well as what poet Rosanna . Louise Gluck ranks at the Cop of the list. Her writing's emotional and rhetorical intensity are beyond dispute. Not once in six books has she wavered from a formal seriousness, an unhurried sense of control and a starkness of expression that, like a scalpel, slices the mist dwelling between hope and pain." Cited by:   Louise Gluck, American poet whose willingness to confront the horrible, the difficult, and the painful resulted in a body of work characterized by insight and a severe lyricism. She won the Pulitzer Prize for the collection The Wild Iris. Learn more about Gluck’s life and work. Louise GlÜck won the Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Iris in The author of eight books of poetry and one collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry, she has received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction. She was named the next U.S. poet laureate in /5(8).

  Reviewer Annalisa Quinn says the poems in Glück's new collection Faithful and Virtuous Night are lovely in places, but also misty, ambiguous and . Louise Gluck(22 April ) Born in , Louise Glück is an American poet. She was born in New York City and grew up in Long Island. Her father helped invent the X-Acto Knife. Glück graduated in from George W. Hewlett High School, in Hewlett, New York. She went on to attend Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. After reading this entire book of poetry, I was initially still a fan of Louise Gluck's, but I didn't find myself as moved by the "Retreating Light," one of Louise Gluck 's poems within Wild Iris, is one of my favorite poems/5.   In an astonishing book-length sequence, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Gluck interweaves the dissolution of a contemporary marriage with the story of The Odyssey. Here is Penelope stubbornly weaving, elevating the act of waiting into an act of will; here, too, is a worldly Circe, a divided Odysseus, and a shrewd adolescent Telemachus.

  Louise Gluck's book Ararat is a book of poetry about family. The most powerful of these are the poems that explore the relationship between mother and child. There are poems about the poet's relationship with her mother, her relationship with her son, and the difference in parenting styles between herself and her sister/5. The Wild Iris (audio only) Louise Glück - Click the icon above to listen to this audio poem. The author of numerous collections of poetry, Louise Glück is the recipient of many awards and served as a Chancellor for the Academy of American Poets and the Library of Congress's poet laureate consultant in poetry. I first read the poems of Louise Glück in They were very early poems, and I was very young, having brought out but one issue of the quarterly magazine I had launched with a . Louise Glück’s poetry has been remarkably consistent, both in its controlled, spare, laconic language and in its thematic interests. The universe, as portrayed in a .