By Andrew Crozier
Reintroducing the poetry and prose of a impressive poet, editor, and critic, this can be a entire number of Andrew Crozier’s paintings. A definitive anthology, it deals perception into Crozier’s affects and praises him for championing writing excluded from the standard canon, and for aiding to create an area for brand spanking new voices inside of English poetry. Meticulous in its recognition to language and exhilarating in its inventiveness and strength, Crozier’s poetry is bound to enthrall. Biographical and demanding notes and a close bibliography whole this landmark variation that represents one of many crucial figures in modern British poetry.
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The Retrospective Montage, Resumed xxix Each and every petal of this rose has the same name dd 13 August 2008—Self-examination Do you understand Mozart’s Third Brain? That question is one I had put to many Swedish readers—especially when I ﬁrst read the book. I asked everyone I knew, close friends of the poet’s, members of the Swedish Academy, acquaintances of mine who are among his broad readership. Swedish people are extremely good at being silent; the verb tiga denotes actively keeping silent.
How many times have you read it? I have no idea. One hundred, several hundred, a thousand. The whole thing right straight through, half a dozen or so. When I read proofs I’ll read it through a few more times, probably with recognition more than comprehension. How many times have you read it with comprehension? The last time I read it straight through to write this Montage I understood it better than before. And the time before that better than the preceding time. The best analogy I can draw is with discovering improvement, after months or years of practice, at the sequence in tai chi form known as ‘‘Step Back and Repulse Monkey,’’ which involves stepping backward while aiming one’s gaze (and intention) forward and at an angle, rotating 180 degrees at the waist, and opening out to the opposite side.
See, for example, XXX, or C, from which the excerpt below comes. In November 1990 he suffered a massive stroke, as a result of which he became partially paralyzed and mostly aphasic. Nonetheless, he has published several books since that time. Memories move Even in brains that are totally destroyed Hvairneins stads, I read in the Gothic lexicon, the Place of a Skull, kraniou topos Everyone’s brains re-created, exponentially Crystal Crystal As if everything were growing clarity, darkness The brain in its ﬂight, in a universal form T and I conversed Questions Answers The house of memories grew On the radio a symphonic poem of Sibelius, The Oceanides A kind of birth music Before what?