Range of Light

Range of Light In Range of Light Catharine Savage Brosman offers lyrical and narrative poems about the American West and Southwest from Wyoming to New Mexico to California She explores three different types of ran

In Range of Light, Catharine Savage Brosman offers lyrical and narrative poems about the American West and Southwest, from Wyoming to New Mexico to California She explores three different types of ranges mountains, grazing ranges, and the scope and spectrum of light, a constant motif Employing a variety of verse forms, she evokes the landscapes, animals, folk art, prehisIn Range of Light, Catharine Savage Brosman offers lyrical and narrative poems about the American West and Southwest, from Wyoming to New Mexico to California She explores three different types of ranges mountains, grazing ranges, and the scope and spectrum of light, a constant motif Employing a variety of verse forms, she evokes the landscapes, animals, folk art, prehistoric peoples, and historical figures of this captivating area Scenes and objects are not inert, but humanized by the action of past figures or by observers, seeing the West, modifying it through their presence and being modified in turn Green emotion binds the muscled landscape to our gaze The region as a whole, with its tremendous differences and varied history, but shared identity, comes alive under Brosman s touch to be experienced and admired Catharine Savage Brosman s poetry collections include Places in Mind and The Muscled Truce, among others A native of Colorado and a longtime resident of New Orleans, she is a professor emerita of French at Tulane University Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including La Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Europe Paris , Critical Quarterly, and Sewanee Review.

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  1. As a transplant to the Southwest, I enjoyed Catharine Savage Brosman s Range of Light at least for the most part Where these poems excel is in capturing the sense experience of the arid West, especially the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave and Sonoran deserts in all their austere beauty and often overlooked abundance From a technical standpoint, though, Brosman s poetry was sometimes too florid, deferring to adjectives and adverbs over good strong verbs These instances jarred me from th [...]


  2. Away at school in New Jersey, I came across this volume in the public library and, upon noting that Brosman is from Colorado and writes about the West and Southwest, I checked it out in hopes of being transported home, at least by reading Brosman did not disappoint although her diction was complex and polysyllabic than I was expecting, all those consonants capture finely the rugged rockiness of the region Of the nature poems, I am particularly fond of Indian Paintbrush Fremont in California sta [...]


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