Speech! Speech! Poems (2020)

Speech! Speech! Poems Geoffrey Hill Speech Speech Poems With Daumier as his muse Geoffrey Hill the best poet we have assaults the emptiness of public discourse to which we have become accustomed Evening Standard With our minds and ears fouled by degrade
  • Title: Speech! Speech! Poems
  • Author: Geoffrey Hill
  • ISBN: 9781582432403
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Paperback
Speech! Speech! Poems Geoffrey Hill With Daumier as his muse, Geoffrey Hill, the best poet we have, assaults the emptiness of public discourse to which we have become accustomed Evening Standard With our minds and ears fouled by degraded public speech by media hype, insipid sermons, hollow political rhetoric, and the ritual misuse of words how do we begin to think and speak honestly At a time when oWith Daumier as his muse, Geoffrey Hill, the best poet we have, assaults the emptiness of public discourse to which we have become accustomed Evening Standard With our minds and ears fouled by degraded public speech by media hype, insipid sermons, hollow political rhetoric, and the ritual misuse of words how do we begin to think and speak honestly At a time when our common language has been made false and ugly, how does the artist find words to communicate truth and beauty These are the questions that Geoffrey Hill addresses in Speech Speech , a caustic, tragicomic tour de force that the London Guardian, naming it the poetry book of the year, called magisterial a classic of English poetry.
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  1. Steve

    I m a big fan of Geoffrey Hill, but Speech, Speech is a collection actually its one long poem with 120 sections that I have largely avoided Upon its release, I did read parts of it which left me bewildered Back around that time I read a well written, and negative, review by the poet Rachel Barenblatt, which basically reinforced what I was already thinking WTF She wanted to like it, but was running into some real trouble connecting the dots I think at one point she wondered whether Speech, Speech [...]

  2. Andrew

    Like most poetry, this is best read aloud, preferably, in this case, at one reading, emulating the Speech Speech of the title, although that would be a bit tiring It s quite difficult following all the stresses, line breaks and broken lines and punctuation, while still following the meaning I completely missed the references to Princess Diana, although perhaps that s just a reflection of the general depth of my understanding, and maybe why I find most books enjoyable I found a reading by Geoffre [...]

  3. Gregory

    I m not sure what most of this meant, but it was compelling nonetheless I need to re read it Hill is one of those writers who makes you smarter just by reading him, but he requires work in my limited experience.

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