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Like Musical Instruments: 83 Contemporary American Poets

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Like Musical Instruments: 83 Contemporary American Poets - Fagin, Larry (Editor), and Sarsgard, John (Photographer)
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Poetry. Art. Photography. Edited by Larry Fagin, with photography by John Sarsgard. Why portraits of poets? Of all writers, poets are most engaged with the limits and possibilities of language--what Nathaniel Mackey has termed "the rickety, imperfect fit between word and world." Like poetry coaxing the word from the world, portraiture is a particularly intimate genre, a dynamic collaboration between subject and artist, a creative tension out of which the resulting image informs our impression of the subject. Photographer ...

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Like Musical Instruments: 83 Contemporary American Poets 2014, Broadstone Books

ISBN-13: 9781937968120

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