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Joshua Corey

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Joshua Corey writes poetry, fiction, and criticism. His new translation of Francis Ponge's 1942 book of prose poems, Le Parti pris des choses, co-translated with Jean-Luc Garneau, has just been published by Kenning Editions as Partisan of Things.

Other recent books include Beautiful Soul: An American Elegy (Spuyten Duyvil Press), a novel, and The Barons (Omnidawn Publishing), his fourth poetry collection. He lives in Evanston, Illinois with his wife and daughter and is an associate professor of English at Lake Forest College.

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Joshua Corey I'll ask the late Geoffrey Hill to field this one: “In my view, difficult poetry is the most democratic, because you are doing your audience the…moreI'll ask the late Geoffrey Hill to field this one: “In my view, difficult poetry is the most democratic, because you are doing your audience the honour of supposing that they are intelligent human beings. So much of the populist poetry of today treats people as if they were fools. And that particular aspect, and the aspect of the forgetting of a tradition, go together.”(less)
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As though assembling and disassembling my own plausibly denied youth. The stoners offered to set me up, toke me, put my head in rainbows—“we want to see what you’ll say.” No, I said, afraid of the law, of myself, my vocabulary’s enough drugs for me. My vocabulary…

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