Regional & Cultural

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“perhaps Dawson is a gardener, gently lifting away weeds and leaving the reader ready for the seeds she will sow.”

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“Bly writes with a naturalist’s eye and sage view to derive permanent human emotions from natural beauty. . . . an honor to read.”

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“How the End First Showed is not merely a collection of Nigerian poems, it is an effort to forge transnational literature.”

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“The natural and gritty images paint dynamic landscapes that balance myth and reality.”

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In the September 26, 2002, issue of The New York Review of Books, in an article rather marvelously entitled “The Queen of Quinkdom,” Margaret Atwood tackled Ursula K. Le Guin.

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“littered with genuinely brilliant poems. They could lure disenchanted rationalists back to poetry. They might ignite a new movement in a culture. They are wonderful.”

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“This is deep music and clear, as the poet carries us to those places in the heart that ground and guide us.

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Reading Ezra Pound can be a demanding experience as he often slips into French, Spanish, Italian, or ancient Greek—using the Greek alphabet of course.