Americaas most provocative intellectual brings her blazing powers of analysis and appreciation to bear on the great poems of the Western tradition, and on some unexpected discoveries of her own. Combining close reading with a panoramic breadth of learning, Camille Paglia refreshes our understanding of poems we thought we knew, from Shakespeareas aSonnet 73a to Shelleyas aOzymandias, a from Donneas aThe Fleaa to Lowellas aMan and Wife, a and from Dickinsonas aBecause I Could Not Stop for Deatha to Plathas aDaddy.a Paglia also introduces us to less-familiar works by Paul Blackburn, Wanda Coleman, Chuck Wachtel, Rochelle Krautaand even Joni Mitchell. Daring, riveting, and beautifully written, Break, Blow, Burn will excite even seasoned poetry lovers, and create a generation of new ones. Includes a new epilogue that details the selection process for choosing the 43 poems presented in this book and provides commentary on some of the pieces that didn't make the final cut. From the Trade Paperback edition.Includes a new epilogue that details the selection process for choosing the 43 poems presented in this book and provides commentary on some of the pieces that didna#39;t make the final cut. From the Trade Paperback edition.
|Title||:||Break, Blow, Burn|
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 2007-12-18|