By (author) Clarence Major
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Myself Painting by Clarence Major
Book DescriptionIn Myself Painting Clarence Major seeks to recreate for readers the inexpressible feeling that comes from creating art with poems that speak not of painting itself, but of its underlying process. Major incorporates the techniques of paintingparticularly that of Post-Expressionisminto his verse, describing scenery with an artist's eye and using form and color to evokes striking images.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807133675
Paperback / softback
(224mm x 147mm x 10mm)
Imprint: LSU Press
Publisher: LSU Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Clarence Major
Painted Turtle, Paperback (August 2015)
"Major brings his characters to life with the accretion of specific details. Even so, his novel is distinctly spiritual, emphasizing the significance of traditional beliefs in the lives of Painted Turtle and her family."--Publishers Weekly
From Now on, Paperback (April 2015)
A retrospective of poems written during the 1950s to the present, including selections from each of Major's previous books. This collection maintains Major s intimate, conversational poetry while simultaneously becoming more eclectic, multicultural, and cosmopolitan."
Down and Up, Paperback (November 2013)» View all books by Clarence Major
In "Down and Up," Clarence Major makes use of American and European public places, their character and voice, to construct poems that explore the physical world juxtaposed sharply with the inner world. Sometimes realistic, sometimes dreamlike, these poems are dynamic and universal.
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Author Biography - Clarence Major
Prizewinning poet, painter, and novelist Clarence Major is the author of ten books of poetry, including Configurations: New and Selected Poems, 1958--1998, a National Book Award Bronze Medal finalist. He is also author of critically acclaimed nonfiction and fiction and is editor of several landmark anthologies. Winner of the National Council on the Arts Award and the New York Cultural Foundation Prize, both for poetry, he is professor emeritus at the University of California at Davis.
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