Respected Poet, Teacher, And Critic Alan Shapiro Continues His Much Acclaimed Explorations Of Childhood, Family, And Marriage In Mixed Company Revealing A World Troubled By Difference While Struggling Toward Commonality, And With Equal Attention To Historical Detail And The Poetics Of Everyday Life, From The Mythic Past To The Abrasive Intimacies Of The Present, Shapiro Charts The Many Ways Our Social And Sexual Identities Are Formed, Threatened, Altered, And, For Good Or Ill, Preserved Deeply Felt And Ambitious, Mixed Company Is An Extraordinary Book By One Of The Leading Poets Writing In America Today What Draws Us Into Alan Shapiro S Mixed Company Is Not A Conspicuous Felicity Or Any Sort Of Bravura, But The Quiet, Undaunted Way He Goes After The Truth Of Human Feeling And Motive The Poems Grope And Conjecture, Looking For Understanding But Whatever May Remain Unsolved And Insoluble, The Poems Are Full Of Astonishing Insights, A Rare Articulateness, And What Another Age Called Knowledge Of The Human Heart Richard Wilbur
Alan Shapiro born 1952 is an American poet and professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill He is the author of nine poetry books, including Tantalus in Love, Song and Dance, and The Dead Alive and Busy.In addition to poetry, Alan Shapiro has also published two personal memoirs, Vigil and The Last Happy Occasion.
- 90 pages
- Mixed Company (Phoenix Poets Series)
- Alan Shapiro
- 17 June 2018 Alan Shapiro