[UCP Books]: The Poet's Freedom
“Scholarly yet maverick, patiently constructed yet risk-taking, her work constantly surprises. . . . Whether she’s undoing and reconfiguring Virgil’s Georgics or Chaucer’s dream poetry, or exploring the language of children’s games, [Stewart] engages her subjects with vitality and freshness.”
John Kinsella, The Guardian
The Poet's Freedom
A Notebook on Making
|Publication Date: December 1, 2011||$22.50 • £14.50|
|International publication date: December 12, 2011||978-0-226-77387-2 (paper)|
Susan Stewart is the Avalon Foundation University Professor in the Humanities and director of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at Princeton University. A former MacArthur fellow, she is the author of five earlier critical studies, including Poetry and the Fate of the Senses, which won the Christian Gauss award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and the Truman Capote Award. She is also the author of five books of poems, most recently Red Rover and Columbarium, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. These titles, along with The Open Studio and The Forest, are all published by the University of Chicago Press. She is available for interviews.
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