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  • Author:
    Barbara Guest
  • ISBN:
    0819567507
  • ISBN13:
    978-0819567505
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    Wesleyan; First Edition edition (March 24, 2005)
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    68 pages
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(Barbara Guest's) 500-page Collected Poems belongs among the achievements of 20th-century modernism, a. .This book spans her entire career from "The Location of Things" To "Red Gaze" and a few new poems

(Barbara Guest's) 500-page Collected Poems belongs among the achievements of 20th-century modernism, a sphere overlapping almost nowhere with the mimetic, anecdotal, psychologically motivated poetry that predominated in the US for much of her career. The Collected Poems of Barbara Guest belongs on every poetry lover's bookshelf. This book spans her entire career from "The Location of Things" To "Red Gaze" and a few new poems. This is an great way to get a grip on Guest's work which has been seriously underrated.

Barbara Guest née Barbara Ann Pinson (September 6, 1920 – February 15, 2006) was an American poet and prose stylist. Guest first gained recognition as a member of the first generation New York School of poetry. Guest wrote more than 15 books of poetry spanning sixty years of writing. In 1999, she was awarded the Frost Medal for Lifetime Achievement by the Poetry Society of America. Guest also wrote art criticism, essays, and plays.

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Barbara Guest was born in Wilmington, North Carolina but grew up in California. Forces of Imagination: Writing on Writing, Kelsey Street Press, 2003. The Red Gaze, Wesleyan University Press, 2005. She attended UCLA and the University of California, Berkeley. Fallschirme, Gebliebter. The Collected Poems of Barbara Guest, Wesleyan University Press, 2008. The Ladies Choice, produced in New York at Artists Theatre, 1953.

The Red Gaze (Wesleyan Poetry). Barbara Guest's last book, The Red Gaze is described by the publisher as being "a sequence of interconnected poems on imagination and time". 0819567507 (ISBN13: 9780819567505). Guest's preoccupation with time is evident from the first poem, "Nostalgia", and recurs throughout poems such as "Alteration" and "The Past".

Other books in this series. The Red Gaze is formed by light and the genius of fleeting observation. 19% off. My Life and My Life in the Nineties. A red gaze is, to me, the after-gaze behind an after-gaze, the final dab of light on a painting. This is a book of pure pleasure and transcendent joy. I love i. - - Fanny Howe, author of Invisible show more. Barbara Guest has published 28 volumes (23 of poetry) and has earned many awards, including the Robert Frost Medal for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement from the Poetry Society of America, the Longwood Award, and the Lawrence Lipton Award for Literature. She lives in Berkeley, California.

The Red Gaze is one long poem divided into smaller poems on imagination and time, beginning with "Nostalgia" and ending with .

The Red Gaze is one long poem divided into smaller poems on imagination and time, beginning with "Nostalgia" and ending with "Supposition. Within the quietude of these poems, a gentle music unfurls; precise and generous. The idea of imagination propels The Red Gaze; references and allusions to art, literature, and history create what has become a signature of Barbara Guest"s work - the poem as the event itself. There is something very immediate, alive, and mysterious about these poems. Reading, we inhabit the art - for a brief time suspended in its vision

Barbara Guest - The author of numerous collections of poetry, Barbara Guest was .

Barbara Guest - The author of numerous collections of poetry, Barbara Guest was predominantly a writer of the New York School. Guest has published numerous collections of poetry, among them The Red Gaze (Wesleyan University Press, 2005); Miniatures and Other Poems (2002), Symbiosis (1999), Defensive Rapture (1994), Fair Realism (1989), Musicality (1988), The Nude (1986), Quilts (1980), and Biography (1980). She is also the author of several plays and a novel, Seeking Air (1978).

The Red Gaze is one long poem divided into smaller poems on imagination and time, beginning with Nostalgia and ending with Supposition. The idea of imagination propels The Red Gaze; references and allusions to art, literature, and history create what has become a signature of Barbara Guest's work - the poem as the event itself.

Items related to The Red Gaze (Wesleyan Poetry). Book Description Wesleyan University Press, 2005. Guest, Barbara The Red Gaze (Wesleyan Poetry). ISBN 13: 9780819567505. The Red Gaze (Wesleyan Poetry).

The Red Gaze is one long poem divided into smaller poems on imagination and time, beginning with "Nostalgia" and ending with "Supposition." Within the quietude of these poems, a gentle music unfurls; precise and generous. The idea of imagination propels The Red Gaze; references and allusions to art, literature, and history create what has become a signature of Barbara Guest's work--the poem as the event itself. There is something very immediate, alive, and mysterious about these poems. Reading, we inhabit the art--for a brief time suspended in its vision. Over the past decade, Guest has increasingly come to be seen as a major force in innovative poetics. These new poems are delicate, rarified, and unshakable.