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Alfred Corn's A Call in the Midst of the Crowd PDF

By Alfred Corn

ISBN-10: 0140422579

ISBN-13: 9780140422573

ISBN-10: 0670199796

ISBN-13: 9780670199792

Alfred Corn, whose first assortment John Ashbery known as “a extraordinary beginning,” opens this moment quantity with such evocative and officially cutting edge poems as “Darkening resort Room,” “The 3 Times,” and “The Adversary” −− agile, reckless investigations of the ambiguities and powers of attention. Then the book’s moment half brings us the identify poem, an autobiographical series that revolves with the seasons opposed to the enormous historical past of latest York urban. right here exquisitely labored poetic sections of exchange with firsthand bills −− journalistic, ancient, literary −− evoking major moments within the city’s background. The resonances organize among earlier and current upload an additional measurement to the poem and give a contribution to the interaction among the archetypal and the autobiographical, the old and the private, the previous and the present.

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