Charlestown Blues: Selected Poems

Letter To The Unknown Woman Across The Street, ICurtains, Blinds, Draperies, Shades, No, NothingMadame, To Conceal From Your Cyclops Eyein The Shadows From Which It Spies On Methis Long Pale Body, False Corpse Tired Outwith Debauchery, Which Is Swooning Toobefore Your Balcony, With Your Dryingstockings And Scanties Of A Nun At Bay Poisonous Flowers For A Lonely Manwhom Death Panics, Draws Erect, Demarrowsin The Night, Riveted To Your White Thighs Readers Who Denounce Most Contemporary French Poetry As Self Referential Experimentation, Word Games, Exercises In Deconstruction, Or Other Kinds Of Incomprehensible Writing Disconnected From Everyday Life Brace Yourselves For A Revelation Erotic And Urbane, Distinguished By Formal Skill Yet Marked By The Subtlest Shades Of Feeling, Guy Goffette S Unabashedly Lyrical Poems Pay Homage To Both Verlaine And Rimbaud, Whom He Counts As His Important Forbears, With Echoes Of Auden And Pound, Pavese And Borges.In Charlestown Blues, Poet And Translator Marilyn Hacker Has Chosen A Tightly Thematic Selection Of Poems, All Centering Around The Notion Of Blue The Color And The Emotion, As Well As That Quintessentially American Style Of Musical Performance Hacker S Crystalline And Musical English Renderings Will Show Anglophones Why Goffette Is Considered One Of The Most Important Poets Writing In French Today.Charlestown Blues: Selected Poems

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  • Hardcover
  • 160 pages
  • Charlestown Blues: Selected Poems
  • Guy Goffette
  • 23 May 2018
  • 9780226300740

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