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The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks If You Wanted A Poem, Wrote Gwendolyn Brooks, You Only Had To Look Out Of A Window There Was Material Always, Walking Or Running, Fighting Or Screaming Or Singing From The Life Of Chicago S South Side She Made A Forceful And Passionate Poetry That Fused Modernist Aesthetics With African American Cultural Tradition, A Poetry That Registered The Life Of The Streets And The Upheavals Of The 20th Century Starting With A Street In Bronzeville 1945 , Her Epoch Making Debut Volume, The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks Traces The Full Arc Of Her Career In All Its Ambitious Scope And Unexpected Stylistic Shifts Her Formal Range, Writes Editor Elizabeth Alexander, Is Most Impressive, As She Experiments With Sonnets, Ballads, Spirituals, Blues, Full And Off Rhymes She Is Nothing Short Of A Technical Virtuoso That Technical Virtuosity Was Matched By A Restless Curiosity About The Life Around Her In All Its Explosive Variety By Turns Compassionate, Angry, Satiric, And Psychologically Penetrating, Gwendolyn Brooks S Poetry Retains Its Power To Move And Surprise.

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  • Hardcover
  • 200 pages
  • The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • English
  • 22 October 2018
  • 1931082871

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  1. says:

    When my father died two years ago, I, who have written since I was seven, had no words EE Cummings and Gwendolyn Brooks stepped in, and provided me with the two poems I used to eulogize him Today is my dad s birthday, and, instead of crying all day, I thought I d spend my energy on promoting Ms Brooks s poetry Maybe she ll find a new reader today.In Honor of My FatherA dryness is upon the houseMy father loved and tended.Beyond his firm and sculptured doorHis light and lease have ended.He wal When my father died two years ago, I, who have ...


  2. says:

    Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the best poets ever born She s amazing I m probably so enad of her writing because she was my mother s absolute favorite poet and we children grew up reading all her poems over and over I think, actually, that this is the best way to be introduced to poetry in the home instead of in school That way you love it instead of thinking of it as an intellectual chore.Here s my favorite poem by her MY DREAMS, MY WORKS, MUST WAIT TILL AFTER HELLBy Gwendolyn BrooksI ho Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the best poets ever born She s amazing I m probably so enad of her writing because she was my mother s absolute favorite poet and we children grew up reading all her poems over and over I think, actually, that this is the best way to be introduced to poetry in the home instead of in school That way you love it instead of thinking of it as an intellectual chore.Here s my favorite poem by her MY DREAMS, MY WORKS, MUST WAIT TILL AFTER HELLBy Gwendolyn BrooksI hold my honey and I store my bread In little jars and cabinets of my will I label clearly, and each latch and lid I bid, Be firm till I return...


  3. says:

    Brooks poems speak about racism and African American life She mainly wrote about what surrounded her She said, If you wanted a poem, you only had to look out of a window There was material always, walking or running, fighting or screaming or singing The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks, p xvii Brooks wrote about 75 published poems by the time she turned sixteen years old So she never stopped trying to perfect her craft as a poet there after, while in turn writing poetry that reflected the t Brooks poems speak about racism and African American life She mainly wrote about what surrounded her She said, If you wanted a poem, you only had to look out of a window There was material always, walking or running, fighting or screaming or singing The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks, p xvii Brooks wrote about 75 published poems by the time she turned sixteen years old So she never stopped trying to perfect her craft as a poet there after, while in turn writing poetry that reflected the times With tremendous passion, she was ingenious in writing her poetry in all types styles blues, sonnets, jazz, ballads, free verse, and even enjambed like in her ev...


  4. says:

    Sometimes I think to that maybe I can write poetry, maybe just a little bit, and then I read a poet like Gwendolyn Brooks and sigh Oh well, at least I can read Gwendolyn Brooks


  5. says:

    As a whole, these poems are a fine demonstration of the tension between conversational style and poetic sensibility that is, they read like ordinary dialogue, except that nobody would actually say in conversation what is said in the poems for instance, people don t normally speak in imagery This gives them a lively potency On the other hand, rhyming is used very often While this is not necessarily bad, some of the rhymes clang like a telephone during dinner Additionally, the tendency to As a whole, these poems are a fine demonstration of the tension between conversational style and poetic sensibility that is, t...


  6. says:

    I can t really rate this book I didn t really care for most of Brooks writing, but I could tell that she did amazing things with rhythm, adherence to form, etc Maybe it was above my reading level, but I just couldn t tell what the poems were saying The words sounded okay together, but I couldn t grasp the overall meaning Sometimes I would, at the end, and then I d go back read the poem from the beginning again, but most of the time it just inspired me to skim the next few poems, which I can t really rate this book I didn t really care for most of Brooks writing, but I could tell that she did amazing things with rhythm, adherence to form, etc Maybe it was above my reading level, but I just couldn t tell what the poems were saying The words sounded okay together, but I couldn t grasp the overall meaning Sometimes I would, at the end, and then I d go back read the poem from the beginning again, but most of the time it just inspired me to skim the next few...


  7. says:

    Again, found this one on the fab GOOGLE She has a unique canto, and an intimacy found in the things around us, like kitchens, sunsets, garbagemen, mothers and so on.I copy and paste Kitchenette for your reading pleasure Kitchenette Building We are things of dry hours and the involuntary plan, Grayed in, and gray Dream mate, a giddy sound, not strong Like rent , feeding a wife , satisfying a man But could a dream sent up through onion fumes Its white and violet, fight with fried potato Again, found this one on the fab GOOGLE She has a unique canto, and an intimacy found in the things around us, like kitchens, sunsets, garbagemen, mothers and so on.I copy and paste Kitchenette for your reading pleasure Kitchenette Building We are things of dry hours and the involuntary plan, Grayed in, and gray Dream mate, a giddy sound, not strong Like rent , feeding a wife , satisfying a man But could a dream sent up through onion fumes Its white and violet,...


  8. says:

    Gwendolyn Brooks takes the reader to the Southside and Mississippi and Little Rock and makes all the necessary introductions You know what her people don t want you to know, andthan they think she knows One of the 20th Century s greatest poets.


  9. says:

    4.5 When she lands, she lands in full With heavy weight All too real Heart breaking And yet heart warming Romantic Heroic Intimate Passionate Righteous Angry And proud Funny Sorrowful Harsh Beautiful So beautiful Clever Musical Honest Important Very important Vital.


  10. says:

    Just brilliant THE EGG BOILERBeing you, you cut your poetry from wood.The boiling of an egg is heavy art.You come upon it as an artist should,With rich eyed passion, and with straining heart.We fools, we cut our poems out of air.Night color, wind soprano, and such stuff.And sometimes weightlessness is much to bear.You mock it, though, you name it Not Enough.The egg, spooned gently to the avid pan,And left the strick three minute, or the four,Is your Enough and art for any man.We fools give court Just brilliant THE EGG BOILERBeing you, you cut your poetry from wood.The boiling of an egg is heavy art.You come upon it as an artist should,With rich eyed passion, and with straining heart.We fools, we cut our poems out of air.Night color, wind soprano, and such stuff.And sometimes weightlessness is much to bear.You mock it, thoug...

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