Michael Palmer(USA, 1943)
Michael Palmer is considered one of the leading American poets of his generation. In his work, Palmer investigates and challenges our notions of language and representation, and our linguistic habits. Palmer's poems are also marked by social involvement. For example, his most recent collection The Laughter of the Sphinx (2016) makes reference to important issues such as climate change, and in his series "Elegies for Sister Satan", he alludes to bomb attacks and acts of war. Palmer always manages, however, to interweave these major issues in a lyrical manner with small, intimate and human aspects, linking them to larger philosophical, historical and literary forces.
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