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Jorie Graham's “New Way of Looking”

Willard Spiegelman

in How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332926
eISBN:
9780199851294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332926.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Jorie Graham and analyses a number of her poems in which description is a central element. Graham began her career as a poet who wanted to look through, at, and toward, and ... More


Meeting Apart: Jorie Graham's Swarm

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter describes the influence of Emily Dickinson in Jorie Graham's work Swarm (2000). Graham notes that Dickinson's poem 640 is a core text for Swarm—“animating the book throughout.” ... More


Jorie Graham Talking (2006)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter criticizes Jorie Graham's poetry collection Overlord. This volume contains twenty-five poems that take on the problem of public themes, including economics, history, and ecology, in ... More


The Nineties Revisited (2001)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines poetry collections of the 1990s including those by Jorie Graham, Charles Simic, and Donald Justice. It aims to trace any millennial intimations in the works of these poets and ... More


Repetition and Singularity (2003): On Louise Glück, The Seven Ages, and Jorie Graham, Never

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter analyses American poets' new collection, Louise Glück's The Seven Ages and Jorie Graham's Never. Glück has remained faithful simultaneously to individuality and ordinary experience and ... More


‘Darkling I listen’: Jorie Graham and Negative Capability

Thomas Gardner

in Keats's Negative Capability: New Origins and Afterlives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941817
eISBN:
9781789623253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941817.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter traces the history of contemporary poet Jorie Graham’s various attempts to extend Keats’s call to develop a notion of understanding that folds ‘not-knowing’ into knowing. Examining nine ... More


‘This tart fable’: Daphne and Apollo in Modern Women’s Poetry

Rowena Fowler

in Laughing with Medusa: Classical Myth and Feminist Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237944
eISBN:
9780191706455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237944.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Contemporary women poets offer a serious, engaged, and formally satisfying encounter with classical myth. This chapter explores how the story of Daphne and Apollo provides an insight into women's ... More


Interview with Jorie Graham

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents an interview with Jorie Graham, in which she works away from, all but disavowing, her initial response to Emily Dickinson. The Dickinson she presents in her long opening reading ... More


Angst/Rausch/Riss

John Brenkman

in Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226673127
eISBN:
9780226673431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673431.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Vitalism and hermeneutics, sensation and being, are implicated in Nietzsche’s Dionysian-Apollonian sources of art, intoxication, and dream. Heidegger misses the unity of three concepts scattered ... More


“The Way Things Look Each Day” Poetry, Description, Nature

Willard Spiegelman

in How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332926
eISBN:
9780199851294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332926.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book considers description as the very essence of poetry. It answers the following questions: How does description contain or convey meaning? How does one take the measure of the external world? ... More


Introduction

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book investigates the poetic influence of Emily Dickinson to a significant number of contemporary writers, who in their own terms, are enacting Dickinson's poetics of “broken responsiveness.” It ... More


Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect

John Brenkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226673127
eISBN:
9780226673431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673431.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Starting from the fact that the emotions were conceptualized for the first time in Western thought by Aristotle in a treatise on rhetoric, Mood and Trope introduces two propositions into affect ... More


Thought

Robert Von Hallberg

in Lyric Powers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226865003
eISBN:
9780226865027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226865027.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter addresses the question of whether poetry is a branch of knowledge, or just of rhetoric. Poets like William Bronk, John Koethe, Jorie Graham, Rae Armantrout, and Michael Palmer hold their ... More


Poetry, the Planet, and the Ecological Thought: Wallace Stevens and Beyond

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730004
eISBN:
9780226730288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730288.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter seeks to develop an eco-cosmopolitan approach to poetry. Wallace Stevens presents a quandary for a global poetics, since his depictions of various non-European others obviously fall ... More


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