Synthesizing gravity : selected prose

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New York : Grove Press, 2020.
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
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xii, 305 pages ; 19 cm


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"Synthesizing Gravity gathers for the first time a thirty-year selection of Kay Ryan's probings into aesthetics, poetics, and the mind in pursuit of art. A bracing collection of critical prose, book reviews, and her private, previously unpublished soundings of poems and poets-including Robert Frost, Stevie Smith, Marianne Moore, William Bronk, and Emily Dickinson-Synthesizing Gravity bristles with Ryan's crisp wit, her keen off-kilter insights, and her appetite and appreciation for the genuine. Among essays like "Radiantly Indefensible," "Notes on the Danger of Notebooks," and "The Abrasion of Loneliness," are piquant pieces on the virtues of emptiness, forgetfulness, and other under-loved concepts. This generous collection of Ryan's distinctive thinking gives us a surprising look into the mind of an American master"--,Provided by publisher.

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Ryan, K., & Wiman, C. (2020). Synthesizing gravity: selected prose (First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.). Grove Press.

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Ryan, Kay and Christian Wiman. 2020. Synthesizing Gravity: Selected Prose. New York: Grove Press.

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Ryan, Kay and Christian Wiman. Synthesizing Gravity: Selected Prose New York: Grove Press, 2020.

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Ryan, Kay,, and Christian Wiman. Synthesizing Gravity: Selected Prose First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition., Grove Press, 2020.

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