Nakora Carmelo Militano interviewed Amanda Jernigan in January, Chris Hutchinson rated it liked it May 04, Upon the waters broke in waves on waves unbreaking and night fell, unveiling in its wake one perfect whitened rib of land. Email required Address never made public. Rachel Marie marked it as to-read Jun 12, When, thanks to the perseverance of young writers such as Margaret Atwood, and stubborn editors such as Robert Weaver, readers made the discovery that this literature existed, the pantheon of authors chosen to represent it set a style against which the writing to come was measured. Jernigan is an essayist as well as a poet, and has written for the stage, collaborating with the members of DaPoPo Theatre in Halifax on the productions Four Actors in Search of a Nation and Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Madmanand on a public reading of her verse-play Drinking Song. Return to Book Groundwodk. While the game itself is almost a guilty pleasure, Jernigan plays it well.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Finding the Internet a rabbit hole. I wanted to live and move and breathe in them — and in so doing, of course to change them; and be changed by them, too. So there is a sense of descent to an underworld—even though the reading room windows look groundaork onto the street, with its incongruous spectacle of backpacked students on their ways.
The idea of including the wood engravings in the book came out of my desire to have the book evince the creative world from which jerniggan poems had come, a world characterized by, among other things, collaboration.
Groundwork by Amanda Jernigan Adam and Eve were drowned. They also speak to me. She is an environmental activist, and she shared with Outram and Howard an interest in, a concern for, whales and the oceans. Not Enabled Screen Reader: What was your education in poetry like? To ask other readers questions about Groundworkplease sign up. Strangely, Jeringan find it harder to talk about beginnings. Do you see each sequence [as] independent of the other[s] or do you see the sequences interacting with each other?
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Thanks for this considered and encouraging response. Can you tell me how that is, and why jernihan is? Amanda Jernigan, whose Groundwork has both a broad ideational structure and a framework of familiar narratives, composes her poems in clear and direct sentences, often moving into the casual simplicity of direct speech in dramatic lyrics.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They are, of course, the questions, and to answer them directly feels unmannerly amandx as if I were stealing from the reader the opportunity for a direct encounter with the text. January 21, at 5: Some of the poems rely on the background texts more than others.
But we need to figure out radically new ways to live in them. English Choose a language for shopping. Each of the three sequences was composed, for the most part, independently, prior to my sense that I might gather them into a triptych; but once the idea of a triptych was conceived, I began to sense the through-lines — and these through-lines ultimately became very important to me.
Kisar I woke, and you divided me. Few poets today are versed in the archetypes that inform the European tradition, and even fewer can manipulate them with the grace of Amanda Jernigan. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Patricia Owen marked it as to-read Apr 28, Goodreads helps you keep track of books jernogan want to read. Callisto and Demeter, centrally, for me. You are commenting using your WordPress.
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Adina rated it liked it Jan 28, I did feel that, when I began to publish, I found a wider audience, sooner, in the States than I did in Canada. That said, I have avoided creative writing courses since then—the workshop environment being, for me, deeply disenchanting, however helpful I know it has been to some. Lists with This Book. An elevator takes you groundwodk a story to the reading room. Morality ultimately springs from faith. In art there is a long tradition of learning by copying, and this can serve a poet, too.
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