Green is the Orator (New California Poetry, Volume 29)

Green is the Orator (New California Poetry, Volume 29)

Sarah Gridley


eco-friendly is the Orator follows on Sarah Gridley’s really good first assortment, climate Eye Open, in addressing the problem of representing nature via language. Gridley’s deftly unique syntax arises from direct adventure of the flora and fauna and from encounters with different texts, together with the Egyptian “Book of the Dead” and the writings of Charles Darwin, Peter Mark Roget, William Morris, William James, and Henri Bergson. Gridley’s personal idiom is compressed, unique, and entire of unforeseen pleasures. This strange e-book, without delay austere and entire of lifestyles, displays a penetrating brain at work—one that's pondering via and re-presenting romantic and modernist traditions of nature.

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