Speaking the Estranged: Essays on the Poetry of George Oppen

Speaking the Estranged: Essays on the Poetry of George Oppen

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These essays cover the range of George Oppen's poetry and the ways it has been read at all stages of his career, from his overtly Objectivist roots through his abandonment of poetry for political activism in the thirties to his renewed poetic output after the 1950s.
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 267g
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1848612087
  • 9781848612082
  • 1,576,858

About Michael Heller

Michael Heller is a poet, essayist and critic. Among his many books are Conviction's Net of Branches, In the Builded Place, Wordflow, Living Root: A Memoir, Exigent Futures, Uncertain Poetries, Speaking the Estranged (essays on George Oppen), and Eschaton - new poeems. He wrote the libretto for the opera Benjamin, based on the life of Walter Benjamin. His awards include the NEH Poet/Scholar grant, the Di Castagnola Prize and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships. He was born in 1937 in New York City where he now lives. His Collected Poems are being published in the SUA in 2012.
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