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Poet and translator Michael Palmer was born in New York City in 1943. He attended Harvard University where he earned a BA in French and a MA in Comparative Literature. He has translated the works of a number of poets and his own poems have been translated into more than 20 languages. More than one vis mere hundred of his poems have been collected into a comprehensive worked entitled The Lion Bridge: Selected Poems, 1972-1975. Palmer is the 2006 recipient of the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets. This $100,000 (US) prize recognizes outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry. He currently lives in San Francisco. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Michael Palmer

The Promises of Glass (2000) 58 eksemplarer
Company of Moths (2005) 50 eksemplarer
At Passages (1995) 45 eksemplarer
Codes Appearing: Poems 1979-1988 (2001) 44 eksemplarer
Notes for Echo Lake (1981) 36 eksemplarer
Sun (1988) 36 eksemplarer
First Figure (First Figures Paper) (1984) 31 eksemplarer
The Laughter of the Sphinx (2016) 21 eksemplarer
The Danish Notebook (1999) 19 eksemplarer
Circular Gates (1974) 16 eksemplarer
Without Music (1977) 9 eksemplarer
Blake's Newton (1972) 3 eksemplarer
Plan of the City of O (1971) 2 eksemplarer
mille e tre 4 1 eksemplar
Sparrow 11: Six Poems (1973) 1 eksemplar
Six Poems 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Bidragyder — 1,250 eksemplarer
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver746 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2001 (2001) — Bidragyder — 223 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2000 (2000) — Bidragyder — 213 eksemplarer
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Bidragyder — 161 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2008 (2008) — Bidragyder — 135 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 1993 (1993) — Bidragyder — 128 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 1992 (1992) — Bidragyder — 102 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2019 (2019) — Bidragyder — 56 eksemplarer
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
Hills 8, Summer, 1981 — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar
Fire Exit, 4 — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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Fødselsdato
1943-05-11
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
Manhattan, New York, USA
Uddannelse
Harvard
Erhverv
dichter
vertaler Frans - Engels

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At Passages is a good bit of fun. I found levity in Palmer's technical, cool use of language compared with confessional lyric that I'm used to reading. There were parallels to abstract modern art and the fizzling of distant pops that could be firecrackers or guns.
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b.masonjudy | Apr 3, 2020 |
I'm still learning about poetry and seeing my thinking about it develop. For this collection, I found it a little uneven. There are some great poems in this collection, but there were also quite a few that felt disjointed and nonsensical. I would, however, read more by this author if I came across it.
 
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redwritinghood38 | Nov 6, 2018 |
Not bad. It was a nice change just reading poetry.

Favourites from this book are:
The Thought
Vamus Viver...
Your Diamond Show
 
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Shahnareads | 2 andre anmeldelser | Jun 21, 2017 |
I knew I was going to like this book just from the cover: three moth-eaten holes that expose the white space beneath what looks like human skin just visible around the edge where the black cover is also eaten away. They almost look like cigarette burn marks, and the Jackson Pollack-like white strings of paint (if they are paint) look like smoke (if they are not smoke).What I appreciate here is Palmer's innovative syntax coupled with his line breaks, how the two in tandem really slow you down at times and make you re-read lines until that "a-ha" moment of pleasure that comes in understanding the sense. And his music is wonderful. (I know, imagine! Contemporary poetry that has music and isn't afraid of its lyricism!) It's weird, I know he's supposedly "experimental" however you want to define that (because his punctuation is simplified? I'd need to see the larger body of his work to determine how that word "experimental" is being deployed), but through the experimentation his work maintains an ear-pleasing lyricism, that, coupled with the complex syntax and the wit with which he approaches words and their meaning, satisfies my expectations of a certain type of good poetry and makes me want to read more. And his genuine use of the posed question in his verse, and not as a ploy or in a rhetorical manner, but as a genuine investigation, a genuine investigative impulse, that recording of process, the mind's process, the poem an act of thought, of thinking. Yes, yes, yes.… (mere)
 
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