Edward Hirsch | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Edward Hirsch.
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The poems in this fine collection ["For the Sleepwalkers"] have the unusual quality of being at once intellectual and deeply heartfelt. Hirsch's strong, highly original metaphors combine gracefully with detailed observations and phrases from everyday speech. His subject matter ranges from art and perception (subtle distinctions between life and still life, for example) to eroticism, death, fantastical fairy tales and the meaning of regret….

A review of "For the Sleepwalkers," in Publishers Weekly, Vol. 219, No. 22, May 29, 1981, p. 35.

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