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by Mark Doty


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Mark Doty (born August 10, 1953) is an American poet and memoirist best known for his work My Alexandria. He was the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008

Mark Doty (born August 10, 1953) is an American poet and memoirist best known for his work My Alexandria. He was the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008. Mark Doty was born in Maryville, Tennessee to Lawrence and Ruth Doty, with an older sister, Sarah Alice Doty. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and received his Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont.

Mark Doty is a maker of big, risky, fearless poems in which ordinary human experience becomes music. Пользовательский отзыв - Coffy Smith - Goodreads. Lovely, straightforward writing. Poems of substance and style. Doty takes the mundane into sublimity, deals with mortality without sentimentality, and grapples huge concepts without preachiness.

I got this at a reading with Mark Doty

I got this at a reading with Mark Doty.

Mark Doty is a gifted writer, but there is such a mix of profound work and slight image in My Alexandria, that he comes with a little too much hype for someone coming to this book first. There are some exquisite images, but as an AIDS work, this is slim. This work is more about our humanity and how we deal with what we face in the world more than it is about a pandemic.

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In selecting it for the National Poetry Series, Philip Levine said: "The courage of this book is that it looks away from nothing: the miracle is that wherever it looks it finds poetry. Mark Doty is a maker of big, risky, fearless poems in which ordinary human experience becomes music.

Browse through Mark Doty's poems and quotes. He has written twelve books of poetry and three memoirs. Firebird told the story of his childhood in the American South and in Arizona. 19 poems of Mark Doty. Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams, Annabel Lee. He was born in Maryville, Tennessee, earned his Bachelor of Arts from Drake University in Des Moine. Dog Years was a memoir of the.

Mark Doty, the recipient of a 1994 Whiting Writers' Award, is the author of two previous books of poetry, Turtle, Swan and Bethlehem in Broad Daylight. His next collection is Atlantis.

Mark Doty is one of the finest poets writing today. Doty's best volume gives us gorgeous poems that are rich in affection for the self and for everything he encounters - perhaps that's why the book is so charismatic. In our Age of Irony, he sides with ecstasy. In a bleak, minimalist climate, he risks delight and beauty.


My Alexandria download epub
Poetry
Author: Mark Doty
ISBN: 0224041282
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Jonathan Cape; First UK edition edition (August 3, 1995)
Pages: 80 pages