Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Brenda Hillman


hearth— its actual, symbolic, political, and religious forms—is the fourth and ultimate topic in Brenda Hillman’s masterful sequence at the parts. Her earlier volumes—Cascadia, items of Air within the Epic, sensible Water—have addressed earth, air, and water. right here, Hillman conjures up hearth as metaphor and as occasion to chart refined alterations of seasons in the course of monetary breakdown, environmental trouble, and road pursuits for social justice; she gathers actual information, earthly rhythms, chants to the useless, magazine entries, and lyric fragments within the provider of a thorough animism. within the polyphony of Seasonal Works with Letters on fireplace, the poet fuses the visionary, the political, and the private to summon tune and hearth instantaneously, calling the reader to be alive to the senses and to re-imagine a standard lifestyles. this is often significant paintings by way of one in all our most crucial writers. fee for the web reader’s better half at brendahillman.site.wesleyan.edu.

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