Ararat

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Louise Glück won the Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Iris in 1993. The author of eight books of poetry and one collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry, she has received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction. She was named the next U.S. poet laureate in August 2003. Her most recent book is The Seven Ages. Louise Glück teaches at Williams College and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Title:Ararat
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780880012485
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    Ararat Reviews

  • Henk

    Incredibly focused, personal and intense. Gripping is not a word that often comes to mind in respect to poetry. It is well deserved for this bundle, that seems to fling a scalpel in full force, taking...

  • Michael

    A slim collection of autobiographical poems, Ararat reflects on what it means to raise a child while reckoning with one’s own upbringing. The collection fictionalizes Glück’s biography, making ar...

  • Francisco

    Poetry begets poetry. Or poor prose, like this. Better yet, good poetry takes you to a deeper silence. You are stirred. I found the book or it found me by happenstance, walking by my daughter's shelve...

  • Atri

    ...it's her only hope,the wish to move backward. And just a little,not so far as the marriage, the first kiss.***It comes to nothing, really, hardlya moment on earth.Not a sentence, but a breath, a ca...

  • Steven Godin

    To say I'm without fear—it wouldn't be true.I'm afraid of sickness, humiliation.Like anyone, I have my dreams.Bit I've learned to hide them,to protect myselffrom fulfillment: all happinessattracts t...

  • Connie G

    In this collection of poetry, a semi-autobiographical narrator tells about the relationships in a family. There are poems about the death of her newborn sister, sibling rivalry with her other sister, ...

  • Gumble's Yard - Golden Reviewer

    No one could write a novel about this family:too many similar characters. Besides, they’re all women;there was only one hero.Now the hero’s dead. Like echoes, the women last longer;they’re al...

  • Ken

    The thing with Louise Glück is you know what you're getting. If it's cheerful you're shopping for, stay away from the store and shop on-line. Her work is almost impossibly stark, not only in its dict...

  • Uhtred

    I am not a lover of poetry books, but I believe that every now and then we should make a foray into this field as well. I chose none other than a Nobel Prize poetess like Louise Glück, of whom I don'...

  • Adriana Scarpin

    First MemoryLong ago, I was wounded. I livedto revenge myselfagainst my father, notfor what he was—for what I was: from the beginning of time,in childhood, I thoughtthat pain meantI was not loved.It...