Category Archives: Glück (Louise)

Glück: Teen Sex, Rape and Persephone

Louise Glück’s “Persephone the Wanderer” is a nuanced exploration of teenage sex and rape that goes in some unexpected directions.

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Poet Louise Glück, Nobel Laureate

American poet Louise Glück, the latest Nobel literature laureate, explore existential questions in a personal way in “Mother and Child.”

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