Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson is the author of fifteen books of poems, including the forthcoming Broken Horizons, and another ten comprising, variously, interviews, criticism, and edited anthologies. He is a winner of Guggenheim, Fulbright, NEA, NEH, Witter Bynner, and Dane Zajc fellowships, as well as the Slovene Order of Freedom Award for literary and humanitarian work during the Balkan Wars.

Georgia Review Archive for Richard Jackson

Invisible Star Maps

For my stepdaughter Kari Harvey (23 December 1982–10 May 2016)

We know that we have passed out of death into life.

—1 John 3:14

Wherever we go we… read more

on The Lives and Legends of Jacques Lacan by Catherine Clément, Arthur Goldhammer

The Dialogic Self (on The Formal Method in Literary Scholarship by M. M. Bakhtin, P. M. Medvedev, Albert Wehrle, and Wlad Godzich; Problems of Dostoevsky’s Poetics. Theory and History of Literature Series #8 by M. M. Bakhtin, P. M. Medvedev, and Caryl Emerson; Mikhail Bakhtin: The Dialogic Principle. Theory and History of Literature Series #13 by Tzvetan Todorov and Wlad Godzich; Mikhail Bakhtin by Katerina Clark and Michael Holquist; The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays By Mikhail Bakhtin by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist; & Rabelais and His World by Mikhail Bakhtin and Helene Iswolsky)

The Elegies of Style (on April Galleons by John Ashbery; Tango by Daniel Halpern; & The Selected Poems of Tomaz Salamun by Tomaz Salamun, Robert Hass, and Charles Simic)

Objects in This Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

The Heart’s Uncertain Myths about Itself

The Secret; Everything All at Once; & At the Confederate Graveyard, Chattanooga