North Point North #2020

[North Point North] >> John Koethe North Point North New and Selected Poems showcases the work of an important contemporary American poet, winner of the prestigious Kingsley Tufts Award for Poetry.The volume opens with twenty one new poems, some of which have appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, the New Republic, the Paris Review, and the Kenyon Review, among other periodicals, and in The BeNorth Point North New and Selected Poems showcases the work of an important contemporary American poet, winner of the prestigious Kingsley Tufts Award for Poetry.The volume opens with twenty one new poems, some of which have appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, the New Republic, the Paris Review, and the Kenyon Review, among other periodicals, and in The Best American Poems 2001, edited by Robert Hass and David Lehman Following are selections from Koethe s five earlier collections of poems Blue Vents, Domes, The Late Wisconsin Spring, The Constructor, and Falling Water Together these poems create a remarkable and powerful new volume, a milestone in this gifted poet s career.
North Point North North Point North New and Selected Poems showcases the work of an important contemporary American poet winner of the prestigious Kingsley Tufts Award for Poetry The volume opens with twenty one new p

  • Title: North Point North
  • Author: John Koethe
  • ISBN: 9780060935276
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Paperback
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    About the Author

    John Koethe

    John Koethe is an American poet, essayist and professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Koethe is originally from San Diego, California He was educated at Princeton University and Harvard University.Koethe s published work includes Blue Vents Audit Poetry, 1969 , Domes Columbia University Press, 1973 , The Late Wisconsin Spring Princeton University Press, 1984 , The Continuity of Wittgenstein s Thought Cornell University Press, 1996 , Falling Water HarperPerennial, 1997 , The Constructor, HarperFlamingo, 1999 , Poetry at One Remove University of Michigan Press, 2000 and North Point North New and Selected Poems HarperCollins, 2002 His most recent books include Scepticism, Knowledge, and Forms of Reasoning Cornell University Press, 2005 , Sally s Hair HarperCollins, 2006 , Ninety fifth Street Harper Parennial, 2009 and ROTC Kills Harper Perennial, 2012.Koethe has also contributed poetry and essays to publications including Poetry, Paris Review, Quarterly Review of Literature, Parnassus, and Art News.His work has been included in anthologies of poetry, including The Best American Poetry 2003.Additionally, he was selected to contribute his views on contemporary poetry for the book Ecstatic Occasions, Expedient Forms, which billed him as one of 85 leading contemporary poets.

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    • James Murphy said:
      Jun 05, 2020 - 02:35 AM

      John Koethe is another of those deeply meditative poets North Point North is my introduction to him I like what I ve read His work is similar to that of Charles Wright and T S Eliot in that some of it forms a dense meditative fog If we don t quite get it, if the poet s indirection skips off the mind, we continue confident there s a vein worth mining Generally, we don t let ourselves love what we don t understand Koethe s poetry, like that of other poets, displays a langauge so rich and suggestiv [...]

    • metaphor said:
      Jun 05, 2020 - 02:35 AM

      I think the saddest momentsAre the ones that also seem most beautiful,For the nature of a moment is to fade,Leaving everything unaltered, and the landscapeWhere the light fell as it was before.And time makes poetry from what it takes away,And the measure of experienceIs not that it be real, but that it last,And what one knows is simply what one knew,And what I want is simply what I had I remember the enchantment and the peaceful lightThat used to settle on the yard on summer evenings.Couldn t so [...]

    • Bethany said:
      Jun 05, 2020 - 02:35 AM

      One of my favorite collections of poetry Koethe writes about life with a sense of nostalgia that is honest, beautiful and melancholy.

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