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Author: Joseph Donahue

Joseph Donahue is an American poet, critic and editor. He was born in Texas and grew up in Massachusetts. He currently teaches at Duke University and lives in Durham, NC. His poetry collections include RED FLASH ON A BLACK FIELD (2015, Black Square Editions), DARK CHURCH (2015, Verge Books), DISSOLVES (2012, Talisman House), and TERRA LUCIDA (2012, Talisman House).

Dark Church
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Dark Church

Verge Books

Poetry. Keeping vigil through the night in the realm of the Terra Lucida, which, according to Islamic scholar Henry Corbin, is "the land that secretes its own light," Joseph Donahue's DARK CHURCH lures a pilgrim fraught with memories of modernity an...

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Dissolves (Terra Lucida IV-VIII)
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Dissolves (Terra Lucida IV-VIII)

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "Picasso said that whenever he painted there might not be an object, but there was the fragrance of an object. In DISSOLVES, Joseph Donahue combines something like an object with something like a fragrance. His cubism, unglazed and personal,...

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Incidental Eclipse
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Incidental Eclipse

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "'Hints and symbols die out. / All's actual now.' These lines seem to contain the germ of Joseph Donahue's massive, mesmerising new book, INCIDENTAL ECLIPSE. Something is going under, something is coming to the surface; each is documented by...

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Infinite Criteria
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Infinite Criteria

Black Square Editions

The newest collection of poetry from Joseph Donahue Poetry.

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Red Flash on a Black Field
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Red Flash on a Black Field

Black Square Editions

Poetry. "There is a relentless generosity to Joseph Donahue's newest collection, as seemingly everything can find its place among the contours of his poetry. By turns worldly and visionary, RED FLASH ON A BLACK FIELD accomodates Charles Olson and Da...

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Terra Lucida
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Terra Lucida

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "TERRA LUCIDA, Joseph Donahue's ongoing magnum opus, is an astonishing work in which psychopompic dispatch and apocalyptic portent, by turns audacious and distraught, mix worldly exactitude with vatic unrest. Striking in its range and compre...

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Wind Maps I-VII
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Wind Maps I-VII

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "WIND MAPS I-VII as a whole has an almost Cantos-like sweep, sampling voices from far and wide, not random but gathered. The unity of the book inheres in the tone of something impending—a mystical apocalypse? All of the words have been blown...

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