The word solipsistic has appeared in seven articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on Oct. 13 in the obituary “Louise Glück, 80, Nobel-Winning Poet Who Explored Trauma and Loss, Dies” by Clay Risen:
But even as Ms. Glück continued to weave her verse with an autobiographical thread, there is nothing solipsistic in her later, more mature work, even as she explored intimate themes of trauma and heartbreak.
… With sometimes remorseless wit and razor-sharp language, she seamlessly tied the personal to the social, the particular to the universal, looping together meditations on her own struggles with themes of family, mortality and loss.
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