The Errancy : poems

by Jorie Graham

Hardcover, 1997





Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, c1997.


Poems exploring the theme of sexual, emotional, political, and spiritual desire through the eyes of a poet's characters examine the age in which we live, where dreams are not as easy as they once were.

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LibraryThing member scottcholstad
I had to read this book in grad school. Most of my colleagues and I were stunned at its stupifying language, its complete idiocy, the impossibility of finding relevance within the pages. It's what I consider to be the absolute worst in contemporary poetry, and yet Ms. Graham is considered by the
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mainstream to be among the greatest. Mind boggling! This book will leave you wishing for razor blades....
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LibraryThing member b.masonjudy
A fortunate find, The Errancy cascades, line over line, and I found such joy in the torrent of images. Reading Graham is like listening to the sounds of a kaleidoscope. Disconcerting, liberating, but most of all instructive in the wonder of living.


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