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Journal of the Fictive Life is the record of a disturbed man who turns the rather awesome battery of his intelligence inward on his own mind, seeking the source of his disturbance. But the source is, simply, his humanness; here also is the source of reconciliation, as the Journal ends with the birth of Nemerov's son and a hopeful pointing toward the "magical poetry" of Shakespeare's Last Plays. Nemerov's latest work, The Blue Swallows, is a worthy successor. It has the variety, wit, and technical skill we have come to expect; it is also full of wisdom and gentleness: .
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Because Nemerov looks on fate as inexorable, enigmatic, and accidental, and sees man as a victim of this fate, his writing must be either tragic or comic; it cannot be heroic or sentimental. Basically speaking, Nemerov's prose is comic; Nemerov's poetry is tragic: both come from the same fatalistic philosophy, representing the two ways that the "opposed elements" of his character show their responsibility to the human drama. In Journal of the Fictive Life Nemerov attempts to fuse these elements by plunging into confession and self-analysis written in a cross between poetry and prose.