Selected Poems by Jean Garrigue
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Selected Poems
By Jean Garrigue

Selected Poems

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Selected Poems by Jean Garrigue

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Selected Poems is compiled from the best works in Jean Garrigue's eight published collections. It also includes some uncollected poems drawn from the archive of her manuscripts in the Berg Collection of the New York Public Library. From its beginning, Garrigue's poetry reveals a remarkable richness and originality of imagery combined with an emotional intensity approaching transcendence. Human love in all its dimensions is a continuing preoccupation of her work, yet her feeling for the natural world, and especially for animals, runs equally deep. Her later work moves outward to wider perspectives on travel, politics, art, and literature itself, while exploring the philosophical questions of permanence and change, the role of the artist in an indifferent world, and the struggle of the spirit with the fact of death. Garrigue's lyrical vein broadens into a long, meditative lyric, often fused with a richly detailed evocation of place, that recalls some of the greatest poems of her Romantic predecessors.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252062247
ISBN-10: 0252062248
Format: Paperback
(5983mm x 3971mm x 17mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jean Garrigue

Selected Poems is compiled from the best works in Jean Garrigue's eight published collections. Garrigue (1914-72) is recognized as a leading American poet of the fifties and sixties. Among her awards and honors were a Guggenheim fellowship and a National Institute of Arts and Letters grant.

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