The Laura (Riding) Jackson Reader
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):9.1 x 6 x 1.1
- Publication Date:January 3, 2005
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In a single volume, the essential work of a major Modernist poet and thinker.
Some see Laura Riding and Laura (Riding) Jackson as virtually two separate writers, the former a strikingly original Modernist poet and critic, the latter a supposedly reclusive thinker on man and woman, language, meaning, and truth. However, encountering her work in this rich cross-section, one discovers a remarkable consistency of theme developing throughout, from the earliest poems and stories to the "post-poetic" writings of her final years. The selections presented here span sixty-four years (1923-1987) and include famous works of poetry and prose—some long out of print or difficult to find—significant lesser-known writings, and an important previously unpublished late essay, "Body & Mind and the Linguistic Ultimate."
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