Schlagwort: J.D. McClatchy

84. David Orr’s Top Ten 2014

Louise Glück, “Faithful and Virtuous Night.” The recent winner of the National Book Award, Glück’s 14th collection is wry, dreamlike and snow-covered: a testament to her late career resurgence, and to her increasing ability to inhabit personas like, but not identical to, her own (in this…

22. Brief aus Midtown (9)

Der Kritiker muß sich nicht entscheiden. Er muß die Dichter nicht in gegnerische Lager einteilen, Paleface vs. Redskin oder Akademische gegen Avantgarde. Und das Kampffeld hallt von den Gewehrkugeln der Dichter selber. Whitman beschwerte sich, bei Poes „lurid dreams“ [wie sagt man, „grellen Träumen“?…

16. My favorite anthologies

My favorite anthologies of international poetry are Another Republic: 17 European and South American Writers (edited by Charles Simic and Mark Strand), The Poetry of Survival: Post-War Poets of Central and Eastern Europe (edited by Daniel Weissbort), The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry (edited by J.D….