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Collected poems. Includes complete versions of 4 books, plus addition poems previously uncollected in book format.
paperback, 277 pages
Published 1975
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Roy
Dec 19, 2008 Roy rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: young poets
Recommended to Roy by: Charles Olson
The only collection of Dorn's fully available poems from the first 20 years of his writing life. Only found in a few libraries, unfortunately. Not usually available on the used book market. A fierce and brutally honest, caring poet, Dorn took Cars Sauer's cultural geography perspectives as his approach to writing poetry. Charles Olson, who he studied under at Black Mtn., the other major influence on his work and working in a poetic 'field'...
Highly valued poetry. Highly recommended book, if you
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James
This is a much needed retrospective of a great but much neglected American poet, which makes sense as to why it took a British press to give us this collected poems. My only complaint is that each poem doesn't merit its own page.
Mitch
Breathtaking lyric poetry from "The Hide of My Mother" to "The Rick of Greenwood"; from "Love Songs" to "The North Atlantic Turbine"; Dorn's work up to Gunslinger hits so many notes, lyrical, critical, social, personal, and despite the bad reputation given to him by people like Kleinzhaler, Dorn shows what an awesome poet he is, and what poetry can be at its best. Necessary.
Lyndon Walker
Powerful poetry by the American poet Edward Dorn. "The North Atlantic Turbine" is one of the most muscular and visceral poems I have ever read and has stayed with me for decades as a model of strength and power.
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