Louise Gluck - Quotes

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I preferred the simplest vocabulary. ---->>>

It seems to me in the past it's been a good thing, as a writer, to have experiences I hadn't expected. ---->>>

What I responded to, on the page, was the way a poem could liberate, by means of a word's setting, through subtleties of timing, of pacing, that word's full and surprising range of meaning. It seemed to me that simple language best suited this enterprise. ---->>>

Toward his critics, the artist harbors a defensive ace: knowledge that the future will erase the present. ---->>>

I don't live with earplugs. I don't like the spotlight - but I like overhearing conversations. ---->>>

I have no concern with widening audience. ---->>>

We have a disturbing cultural appetite for novelty, and it seems to me wrong each new laureate should dislodge the ideas of his or her predecessor, especially when they're still unfolding. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 04-22, 1943
Occupation: Poet

Louise Elisabeth Gl├╝ck (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2003, after serving as a Special Bicentennial Consultant three years prior in 2000. She won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2014 for Faithful and Virtuous Night (wikipedia)