News of the Universe: Poems of Twofold Consciousness by Robert Bly

By Robert Bly

Acclaimed poet and translator Robert Bly right here assembles a different cross-cultural anthology that illuminates the assumption of a larger-than-human realization working within the universe. The book’s a hundred and fifty poems come from world wide and lots of eras: from the ecstatic Sufi poet Rumi to modern voices like Kenneth Rexroth, Denise Levertov, Charles Simic, and Mary Oliver. exceptional introductory essays hint our moving attitudes towards the wildlife, from the “old place” of dominating or denigrating nature, to the turning out to be sympathy expressed by means of the Romantics and American poets like Whitman and Dickinson. Bly’s translations of Neruda, Rilke, and others, in addition to remarkable examples of non-Western verse similar to Eskimo and Zuni songs, entire this significant, provocative anthology.

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