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English’s Walt Hunter talks about Jorie Graham’s work

The poet facing down the end of the world
The AtlanticWalt Hunter, chair of the Department of English at the College of Arts and Sciences, discussed the work of American poet, Jorie Graham, who’s often cited as one of the most celebrated poets of the American post-war generation. “For more than four decades, Jorie Graham’s poetry has documented the complicated, multidimensional, ever more uncertain sallies of human perception into the bristling presence of trees, birds, streams,” Hunter wrote. “Virginia Woolf followed Mrs. Dalloway and others over the course of 24 hours in London. Graham, whose lines are Woolf-like in their walks about the page, tracks a minute in the life of a raven.”