Download e-book for kindle: George Oppen: The Words in Action by Richard Swigg

By Richard Swigg

George Oppen's status in American poetry hasn't ever been higher. but regardless of the mass of severe writing for the reason that his dying in 1984, the basic foundation of the verse—the phrases at the web page and their acoustics—has infrequently been the topic of dialogue. during this e-book as a result Richard Swigg breaks clear of the final development of Oppen stories reviews and gives the reader a right away manner into the visible and auditory measurement of the poems. Ranging around the whole span of the paintings, from the Thirties to the Seventies, he strains for the 1st time the total volume of Oppen's engagement with the concrete international and his very important poetic relationships with Charles Reznikoff, Denise Levertov, Charles Tomlinson and others.

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