Louise Glück

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The best recent poetry – review roundup
The Owl and the Nightingale, translated by Simon Armitage; Winter Recipes from the Collective by Louise Glück; Deep Wheel Orcadia by Harry Josephine Giles; Five Books by Ana Blandiana; The sea is spread and cleaved and furled by Ahren Warner

Fiona Sampson

01, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Louise Glück: Poems 1962-2020 review – a grand introduction to the Nobel prize winner
A new Penguin collection of the American poet’s work brilliantly showcases the spare beauty of her writing

Kate Kellaway

31, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Poem of the week: The Red Poppy by Louise Glück
This poem by the Nobel laureate is a fierce short parable about environmental devastation

Carol Rumens

23, Aug, 2021 @9:07 AM

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Nobel literature prize winner Louise Glück reveals 'panic' in acceptance speech
On Monday it was also announced that the poet will publish a new collection, Winter Recipes from the Collective, in 2021

Sian Cain

07, Dec, 2020 @5:07 PM

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Louise Glück: Colm Tóibín on a brave and truthful Nobel winner
Her brilliantly controlled poems offer a picture of the world as a struggle between ordeal and wonder

Colm Tóibín

09, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Louise Glück: where to start with an extraordinary Nobel winner
Poet Fiona Sampson explains why she admires the 2020 Nobel laureate and picks her favourite poems from a long career

Fiona Sampson

08, Oct, 2020 @4:44 PM

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Louise Glück wins the 2020 Nobel prize in literature – as it happened
The US poet has won ‘for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal’

Sian Cain, Alison Flood and Richard Lea

08, Oct, 2020 @11:42 AM

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Louise Glück wins the 2020 Nobel prize in literature
The Swedish Academy has chosen the American poet, citing her ‘unmistakable poetic voice’

Alison Flood

08, Oct, 2020 @11:04 AM

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Poem of the week: A Work of Fiction by Louise Glück

Glück's prose-poem combines meditation with anecdote as she remembers the moment of loss after finishing a novel, writes Carol Rumens

Carol Rumens

25, Aug, 2014 @12:34 PM

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Jeremy Paxman says poets must start engaging with ordinary people

Outgoing Newsnight presenter, judging Forward prize for poetry, says poetry has 'rather connived at its own irrelevance'

Alison Flood

01, Jun, 2014 @9:00 PM

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The inspiration for The Testament of Mary | Colm Tóibín
She is the most famous mother in history, yet her story is unknown. A new novel voices the grief-filled thoughts of Mary, as she pieces together the events that led to the death of her son, Jesus. Its writer, Colm Tóibín, describes the origins of the book. Read an extract here

Colm Tóibín

19, Oct, 2012 @9:55 PM

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A Village Life by Louise Glück | Book review
Charles Bainbridge admires vignettes of Mediterranean life

Charles Bainbridge

18, Jun, 2010 @11:05 PM

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