An Andrew Crozier Reader by Andrew Crozier,Ian Brinton

By Andrew Crozier,Ian Brinton

Andrew Crozier (1943-2008) was once a poet, and an energiser of poetry. A champion of labor excluded from the regularly occurring canon, he delivered to the English literary panorama of the Sixties and 70s an engagement with the energies of yankee poetry. As a writer and critic he helped to create an area for brand spanking new voices inside English poetry: for George Oppen, Carl Rakosi, Roy Fisher, J.H. Prynne. His personal poetry is meticulous in its awareness to language, exhilarating in its inventiveness and strength. Crozier wrote that, for him, changing into a poet needed to do with discovering a method for making feel of ... being alive', and his writing is alive with the probabilities of language. Ian Brinton, editor of using English until eventually 2011 and writer of up to date Poetry considering the fact that 1990, has introduced jointly a complete collection of Crozier's poetry and prose, a lot of it formerly out of print or scattered in small press courses. Biographical and demanding notes and an in depth bibliography whole this landmark version of 1 of the basic figures in sleek poetry.

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