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Charles Simic: Essays on the Poetry

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Charles Simic, recently named Poet Laureate of the United States, is one of America's most popular---and enigmatic---contemporary poets. Set apart from his contemporaries by a particularly inclusive and worldly vision, his is a poetic voice singular in our time for its quality of empathy, for its imagination-enriched logic, and for its deep and abiding clarity. In Charles ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 15th 1997 by University of Michigan Press (first published 1997)
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Jen Maidenberg
Really good and easy reading of criticism on poetry and through this book I discovered Mark Strand whose poetry I am smitten by
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