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By Richard Swigg

George Oppen's status in American poetry hasn't ever been better. but regardless of the mass of serious writing on account that his demise in 1984, the fundamental foundation of the verse—the phrases at the web page and their acoustics—has hardly been the topic of dialogue. during this ebook accordingly Richard Swigg breaks clear of the final development of Oppen stories reports and provides the reader an immediate method into the visible and auditory measurement of the poems. Ranging around the complete span of the paintings, from the Nineteen Thirties to the Seventies, he strains for the 1st time the entire volume of Oppen's engagement with the concrete global and his very important poetic relationships with Charles Reznikoff, Denise Levertov, Charles Tomlinson and others.

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