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Robert Wrigley

Box

€ 19.95


`A powerful new collection from an acclaimed, award-winning poet With nine previously published collections of poetry, Robert Wrigley has become one of his generation`s most accomplished poets, renowned for his irony, power, and lucid style and for his ability to fuse narrative and lyrical impulses. Wrigley`s tenth collection, Box, is a book of poems obsessed with human containment, with the way people are contained or confined--by time, mortality, technology, identity, culture, and history--in almost everything they are and everything they do. Even the body, even the poem itself, is in this regard a kind of self-containing crate, in which the human being, perhaps the human spirit, is shipped into the world at large. ButBoxis also a book obsessed with escape from containment, and escape comes from dreams, from deep awareness, from contemplation, from love, and above all, as Wallace Stevens insisted, from `the imagination pressing back against the pressure of reality.` The poems inBoxaim to do nothing less than `help people live their lives,` as Stevens put it`-



Taal / Language : English

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Paperback / softback
68 pagina's
Januari 2017
136 gram
229 x 152 x 6 mm
Penguin Group USA us


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