Third Factory/Notes to Poetry

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Featured Title – Selected Prose by George Oppen

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George Oppen, ed. and introd. Stephen Cope | Selected Prose, Daybooks, and Papers | California | 2008 | Goodreads | LibraryThing | 5 mentions in Attention Span 2008

oppen-daybooks“Lay it on the line—” (page 203). (Tom Devaney)

The pensive poet at his vanity (where beautiful poems were so often made up), appealingly deshabille. (Benjamin Friedlander)

“But taking as a whole the phase of the world’s history which we have reached, it has become a commonplace remark to say that we have crossed the threshold of the Apocalypse.” (Michael Scharf)

Also mentioned by John Palattella and G.C. Waldrep

Written by Steve Evans

May 29, 2009 at 10:38 am

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