Monday, September 29, 2008

"Annunciations," from a philosophical viewpoint

Irene Hossack has posted a paper on Geoffrey Hill's "Annunciations" on her blog.  Here is an excerpt:

"Being in a position of unknowing is a condition for the work of poetry: attending to the poem unraveling conditions a bond and an opening to poetic insight.  This space is beyond and before the place of knowledge and sources from where the poetry might arise."