KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath]

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Campbell McGrath ´ 3 free read summary ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Campbell McGrath characters XX author Campbell McGrath Modernism and propaganda Bob Dylan and Walter Benjamin its range of interest encompasses the entire century of art and culture invention and struggleElegiac and celebratory deeply tragic and wickedly funny XX is a uniue collection from this acknowledged master of historical poetry and his most ambitious book ye. Actual rating 35 starsThis was a difficult book to come to an opinion about On the one hand the idea is really cool and the execution is often good on the other hand the poems are pretty wildly variable in uality tone and type Of course some variation in tone and type is good a book gets dull if every poem feels exactly the same This book however is truly wild it has pieces like Andy Warhol Waterfall of Dollar Signs 1987 which is literally what the title describes and no alongside simple lyric and narrative poems of varying uality I largely didn t like poems that dealt extensively in rhyme or rigid meter I felt that they were forced and lacking both the formal cleverness of some of the experimental moments like Jacues Derrida 1970 which is two t s two e s and two x s arranged around a dot or Hiroshima 1945 which graphically represents an explosion in a s o s and asterisks and the natural storytelling and uality of metaphor of the other open poems I also felt that some of those most experimental moments Hiroshima 1945 and Andy Warhol Waterfall of Dollar Signs 1987 in particular were not adeuately prepared for The book is not on balance a book of experimental poetry and I as a reader was not really prepared to switch into the frame of mind necessary to appreciate these artworks that are at least as much visual as they are linguistic because they are not readable in a conventional sense Similarly there were several concrete poems that were composed of readable words but they usually didn t have a narrative or grammatical logic to them and I couldn t always figure out what all of the component parts had to do with the ostensible topic which raises the uestion of why these words and not others and of course in poetry that uestion should be answerableThere were also however several very good poems scattered throughout the book I really liked all of the Frida Kahlo poems Guernica 1937 the Virginia Woolf poems the Apollinaire poems The Pulse of the Planet 1962 Georgia O Keefe 1983 Lee Atwater s Apocalyptic Dream 1991 and Digital Clocks 1992 All of these poems had some real brilliance to them but they also got buried a little bit in the rest of the 102 poems that made up the collection Gunnin' For Love range of interest encompasses the entire century of art and culture invention and struggleElegiac and celebratory deeply tragic and wickedly funny XX is a uniue collection from this acknowledged master of historical poetry and his most ambitious book ye. Actual MIA Hunter rating 35 starsThis was a difficult book to come to an opinion about On the one hand the idea is Overlords of Atlantis and the Great Pyramid really cool and the execution is often good on the other hand the poems are pretty wildly variable in uality tone and type Of course some variation in tone and type is good a book gets dull if every poem feels exactly the same This book however is truly wild it has pieces like Andy Warhol Waterfall of Dollar Signs 1987 which is literally what the title describes and no alongside simple lyric and narrative poems of varying uality I largely didn t like poems that dealt extensively in Magic and Mayhem rhyme or Good bye rigid meter I felt that they were forced and lacking both the formal cleverness of some of the experimental moments like Jacues Derrida 1970 which is two t s two e s and two x s arranged around a dot or Hiroshima 1945 which graphically The Black Seminoles History of a Freedom Seeking People represents an explosion in a s o s and asterisks and the natural storytelling and uality of metaphor of the other open poems I also felt that some of those most experimental moments Hiroshima 1945 and Andy Warhol Waterfall of Dollar Signs 1987 in particular were not adeuately prepared for The book is not on balance a book of experimental poetry and I as a Milk and CookiesA Frank Asch Bear Story A Parents Magazine Read Aloud Original reader was not Greek to Me Learning New Testament Greek Through Memory Visualization really prepared to switch into the frame of mind necessary to appreciate these artworks that are at least as much visual as they are linguistic because they are not Milk and CookiesA Frank Asch Bear Story A Parents Magazine Read Aloud Original readable in a conventional sense Similarly there were several concrete poems that were composed of Airliners in Flight A Gallery of Air To Air Photography readable words but they usually didn t have a narrative or grammatical logic to them and I couldn t always figure out what all of the component parts had to do with the ostensible topic which Striving Towards Being The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz raises the uestion of why these words and not others and of course in poetry that uestion should be answerableThere were also however several very good poems scattered throughout the book I Anglo Saxon Paganism really liked all of the Frida Kahlo poems Guernica 1937 the Virginia Woolf poems the Apollinaire poems The Pulse of the Planet 1962 Georgia O Keefe 1983 Lee Atwater s Apocalyptic Dream 1991 and Digital Clocks 1992 All of these poems had some The Ghostly Lover real brilliance to them but they also got buried a little bit in the Cuckold Diaper Slave rest of the 102 poems that made up the collection

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Campbell McGrath ´ 3 free read summary ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Campbell McGrath characters XX author Campbell McGrath A poetic history of the twentieth century from one of our most beloved popular and highly lauded poets a stirring strikingly original intensely imagined recreation of the most potent voices and searing moments that have shaped our collective experienceXX is award winning poet Campbell McGrath’s astonishing seu. I was completely engrossed from page one This book is a year by year journey through the twentieth century each poem written from the viewpoint of a major cultural icon in a specific year Different poetic forms too are part of the structural strategy of the book The poems are stunningly beautiful imaginative and thought provoking Reading them was like taking a trip through time while looking through a kaleidoscope myriad viewpoints different voices various poetic styles I emerged with a heightened sense of how uickly an entire century passes and of the amazing kindness and cruelty of human beings in different situations whether those circumstances be incredible or mundane If you want to know and understand what the twentieth century was like and how close to the past we actually are skip the history textbook and check out these poems You are in for a treatThis book was a runner up for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for poetry The Lost Lupin recreation of the most potent voices and searing moments that have shaped our collective experienceXX is award winning poet Campbell McGrath’s astonishing seu. I was completely engrossed from page one This book is a year by year journey through the twentieth century each poem written from the viewpoint of a major cultural icon in a specific year Different poetic forms too are part of the structural strategy of the book The poems are stunningly beautiful imaginative and thought provoking Reading them was like taking a trip through time while looking through a kaleidoscope myriad viewpoints different voices various poetic styles I emerged with a heightened sense of how uickly an entire century passes and of the amazing kindness and cruelty of human beings in different situations whether those circumstances be incredible or mundane If you want to know and understand what the twentieth century was like and how close to the past we actually are skip the history textbook and check out these poems You are in for a treatThis book was a Chrysanthemum runner up for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for poetry

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Campbell McGrath ´ 3 free read summary ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Campbell McGrath characters XX author Campbell McGrath Ence of one hundred poems one per year written in a vast range of forms and in the voices of figures as varied as Picasso and Mao Frida Kahlo and Elvis Presley Based on years of historical research and cultural investigation XX turns poetry into an archival inuiry and a choral documentary Hollywood and Hiroshima. 100 poems one for each year of the 20th century pretty enjoyable read


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    summary ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Campbell McGrath KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] Campbell McGrath ´ 3 free read A poem for each year of the XXth century uite an undertaking and as you might imagine inconsistent to the core uirky character select

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    KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] Campbell McGrath ´ 3 free read Too limited I thinkCampbell McGrath's collection of poems documents the twentieth century a poem per year usually told in the voice of someone alive that year It begins with Picasso who remains a presence long into the book the twentieth century as the birth of modernism the collection of poems as cubist facets on the century And

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    Campbell McGrath ´ 3 free read KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] I was completely engrossed from page one This book is a year by year journey through the twentieth century each

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    Campbell McGrath ´ 3 free read KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] 100 poems one for each year of the 20th century pretty enjoyable read

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    KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] 45 stars This shouldn't have worked It seemed too gimmicky Even so it did work For several reasons First the poems are varied and well wrought Most are finely crafted and the poetry shined throughout A few exceptions but for the mo

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    KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] What do we make of how McGrath devotes only one or two poems to each World War while at the same time giving us

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    summary ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Campbell McGrath KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] Actual rating 35 starsThis was a difficult book to come to an opinion about On the one hand the idea is really cool and the execution

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    KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] Reading this collection of poetry is like flipping through a scrapbook of notable 20th century markers—people places artifacts events—that conjure the essence of the times It cannot be comprehensive and should not be criticized for that Ot

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    KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] Campbell McGrath ´ 3 free read ExcellentI'm ashamed to say as a lover of poetry I was unfamiliar with Campbell McGrath Well I am familiar now and this poetry is excellent A century of poems as different and encompassing as the century it encompasses Absolutely spellbindingWhether or not you love poetry you will appreciate the beauty of thes

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    KINDLE [XX author Campbell McGrath] I love the concept A century of topics Some were really as if written by the person like Elvis or Picasso while others were about e

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  • XX author Campbell McGrath
  • Campbell McGrath
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  • 14 October 2020
  • 9780062427373