Harbors and Spirits

Poet, novelist and critic, Jeffery Renard Allen brings a number of characteristics to his first collectional of poems He adapts jazz and blues forms to lyric poetry and uses a variety of cultural sources to draw together materials that exist in a shared mythology The result has the directness and clarity of an African American Homeric hymn Rich in musicality, Allen s woPoet, novelist and critic, Jeffery Renard Allen brings a number of characteristics to his first collectional of poems He adapts jazz and blues forms to lyric poetry and uses a variety of cultural sources to draw together materials that exist in a shared mythology The result has the directness and clarity of an African American Homeric hymn Rich in musicality, Allen s work offers an extraordinary breadth of reference and discovery.
Harbors and Spirits Poet novelist and critic Jeffery Renard Allen brings a number of characteristics to his first collectional of poems He adapts jazz and blues forms to lyric poetry and uses a variety of cultural sour

  • Title: Harbors and Spirits
  • Author: Jeffery Renard Allen
  • ISBN: 9781559212083
  • Page: 145
  • Format: Paperback
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