By Edward Dorn
“Ed Dorn’s success has been to create single-handedly a language of public reference, and to have introduced in the sphere of expressive language and poetic adventure items and emotions which were, actually, incredible in these phrases. it truly is during this context that he's one of many masters of our modern language.”
“Ed used to be essentially the most considerate yet penetrating thinkers. there has been no PollyAnna in him in any respect. And that’s what I loved approximately him.”
Along with Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, Allen Ginsberg, Denise Levertov, William Carlos Williams, and others, Edward Dorn taught at and have become linked to the Black Mountain institution in North Carolina. even supposing inspired by way of Charles Olson, Dorn’s poetry was once rather like no other’s. The Virginia Quarterly Review known as him “an skilled and finished poet who has absorbed Olson, Williams, and Pound and moved past them.”
This ebook is principally vital for a way it synthesizes Dorn’s perspectives on poetic experimentation, the excellence among awareness and sensibility, and “heretical” intellection, that's to claim the elements of his poetics of aggression.
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