[Epub] ➟ Dark Fields of the Republic Author Adrienne Rich – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk

Dark Fields of the Republic A New Book Of Poems By One Of America S Most Distinguished Poets When Does A Life Bend Toward Freedom Grasp Its Direction Asks Adrienne Rich In Dark Fields Of The Republic, Her Major New Work Her Explorations Go To The Heart Of Democracy And Love, And The Historical And Present Endangerment Of Both.The Poems Of Dark Fields Of The Republic Are A Theater Of Voices Of Men And Women, The Dead And The Living, Over Time And Across Continents Rich Writes Out Of Conversations Actual And Imaginary, Actions Taken For Better Or For Worse, Out Of Histories And Songs, Humdrum And Terrible Events, Out Of The Most Intimate Loves And Love For The World Through These Poems, She Extends The Poet S Reach Of Witness And Power Of Connection, And Invites The Reader Listener To Participate.

10 thoughts on “Dark Fields of the Republic

  1. says:

    Not as volatile as the other collection of Rich s poetry that I have read, Diving Into the Wreck, this work from the early 1990 s allows Rich to air her grievances about the Western World going to hell in a hand basket But sadly the caustic, piercing qualities of her 1970 s work where she raged and raged and raged against gender roles and relations have been smoothed over for amelancholic, retrospective murmur When Rich s love for women loving is mentioned in vague she s or you s, n Not as volatile as the other collection of Rich s poetry that I have read, Diving Into the Wreck, this work from the early 1990 s allows Rich to air her grievances about the Western World going to hell in a hand basket But sadly the caustic, piercing qualities of her 1970 s work where she raged and raged and raged against gender roles and relations have been smoothed over for amelancholic, retrospective murmur When Rich s love for women loving is mentioned in vague she s or ...

  2. says:

    I purchased this during my last trip to the Book Barn I was lucky enough to open it and find that it was a signed copy before beginning to read it but it got beat up in my bag and water spilled on it I m disappointed but the words still stand This is standard Rich That sentence may seem to state that this poetry is mundane or common In fact, it is quite the opposite Rich wrote the truth of the times, wrote about finding hope and love in the face of oppression As always, it s good stuf I purchased this during my last trip to the Book Barn I was lucky enough to open it and find that it was a signed copy before beginning to read it but it got beat up in my bag and water spilled on it I m disappointed but the words still stand This is standard Rich That sentence may seem to state that this poetry is mundane or common In fact, it is quite the opposite Rich wrote the truth of th...

  3. says:

    After reading this collection of poetry by Adrienne Rich, I felt called to action What action, I am not entirely sure Dark Fields of the Republic is a compilation of what I can only describe as cautionary poems a review of the past and a warning not to relive our mistakes A plea to figure it out before it s too late The title comes from a line in The Great Gatsby He had come a long way to this blue lawn, and his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it He After reading this collection of poetry by Adrienne Rich, I felt called to action What action, I am n...

  4. says:

    The first three poems of Dark Fields of the Republic are a blistering indictment answering the question posed in the title of the first What Kind of Times Are These Increasingly desperate at the complacency replacing the anger over the US s betrayal of its every ideal, Rich reaches out to a reader she hopes is still listening, responding Because you still listen, because in times like these to have you listen at all, it is necessary to talk about trees Cut to 2017 and an environmental The first three poems of Dark Fields of the Republic are a blistering indictment answering the question posed in the title of the first What Kind of Times Are These Increasingly desperate at the complacency replacing the anger over the US s betrayal of its every ideal, Rich reaches out to a reader she hopes is still listening, responding Because you still listen, because in times like these to have you listen at all, it is necessary to talk about trees Cut to 2017 and an environmental debacle in progress that makes the early 90s look like the golden era of awareness in the second poem, In Those Years, she pinpoints the core of the collapse In those years, people will say, we lost track of the meaning of we, of you we found ourselves reduced to I while the great dark birds ...

  5. says:

    I wish I were an Adrienne Rich fan I understand her important role in American poetry as an insistent voice for harvesting the personal married to the well structured perspective I don t find her work supple and enough to hold my attention, nor do I find the ki...

  6. says:

    My first real acquaintance w this author The poems are dry in a way, meaning that they contain little bounce surprise The poems aren t sexy or juicy or joyful But they do sound w a power a finality, as if their findings cannot be disputed This poetry is written...

  7. says:

    When a voice learns to sing it can be heard as dangerouswhen a voice learns to listen it can be heard as desperate While this collection did not resonate with me as much as some of her other works, I still found m...

  8. says:

    Absolutely beautiful and powerful I toyed with giving this a 5, but some of the poems I didn t like particularly Calle Vision I m not sure if it was the formatting or the subject matterbut for the most part Rich s poetry is evocative and compelling.Favorite...

  9. says:

    the one thing that really pissed me off about this book was how after each poem it had the date it was written so anti climatic in this sense just a distraction from the beauty of adrienne rich s poetry.

  10. says:

    read

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