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Collected Poems 1950 2012

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 9780393285123
Genre : Poetry
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The collected works of Adrienne Rich, whose poetry is “distinguished by an unswerving progressive vision and a dazzling, empathic ferocity” (New York Times). Adrienne Rich was the singular voice of her generation and one of our most important American poets. She brought discussions of gender, race, and class to the forefront of poetical discourse, pushing formal boundaries and consistently examining both self and society. This collected volume traces the evolution of her poetry, from her earliest work, which was formally exact and decorous, to her later work, which became increasingly radical in both its free-verse form and feminist and political content. The entire body of her poetry is on display in this vast volume, including the National Book Award–winning Diving Into the Wreck and her prize-winning Atlas of the Difficult World. The Collected Poems of Adrienne Rich gathers and memorializes all of her boldly political, formally ambitious, thoughtful, and lucid work, the whole of which makes her one of the most prolific and influential poets of our time.

Collected Poems

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 0393285111
Genre : Poetry
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Adrienne Rich was the singular voice of her generation and one of our most important American poets. She brought discussions of gender, race, and class to the forefront of poetical discourse, pushing formal boundaries and consistently examining both self and society. This collected volume traces the evolution of her poetry, from her earliest work, which was formally exact and decorous, to her later work, which became increasingly radical in both its free-verse form and feminist and political content. The entire body of her poetry is on display in this vast volume, including the National Book Award winning Diving Into the Wreck and her prize-winning Atlas of the Difficult World. The Collected Poems of Adrienne Rich gathers and memorializes all of her boldly political, formally ambitious, thoughtful, and lucid work, the whole of which makes her one of the most prolific and influential poets of our time."

Collected Early Poems 1950 1970

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 9780393348057
Genre : Poetry
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More than 200 poems collected from Adrienne Rich's first six books, plus a dozen others of those decades. From their first publication, when Rich was twenty-one, in the prestigious Yale Younger Poets series, the successive volumes of her poetry have both charted the growth of her own mind and vision and mirrored our tempestuous, unsettled age. Her unmistakable voice, speaking even from the earliest poems with rare assurance and precision, wrestles with urgent questions while never failing to explore new poetic territory. In Collected Early Poems, readers will once again bear witness to Rich's triumphant assertion of the centrality of poetry in our intertwined personal and political lives.

Ring Of Bone Collected Poems

Author : Lew Welch
ISBN : 9780872865792
Genre : Poetry
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"Lew Welch writes lyrical poems of clarity, humor, and dark probings . . . jazz musical phrasings of American speech is one of Welch's clearest contributions." ? Gary Snyder Lew Welch was a brilliant and troubled poet, legendary among his Beat peers. He disappeared in 1971, leaving a suicide note behind. Ring of Bone collects poems, songs, and some drawings, documenting the full sweep of his creative output from his early years until his death. First published by legendary poetry editor Donald Allen, this new edition includes photos, a biographic timeline, and a statement of poetics gleaned from Welch's own writing.

Life Through My Glasses

Author : Herbert Siegel
ISBN : 9781466903845
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Life through My Glasses, a new collection of poems by Herbert Siegel, combines two additional art forms for added dimension and meaning, resulting in a unique approach, more functional than poetic icons of earlier eras. Original paintings and illustrations allow book lovers to visualize the subject of a poem, and selectively inserted "call-outs"—used ubiquitously by journalists—engage the reader in the poet's choice of a formal structure or free verse. This, his fourth collection, presents a contemporaneously written continuum of life ensconced in many forms of poetry, including universal observations of nature, ancient storytellers, gastronomy, and biographies—usually ending with a touch of sardonic humor. "Life through My Glasses is beautiful ... an intriguing form combining poems in an unusual shape, comparing life and nature ... nature and resurrection ... life immortal. I cannot add or take away from this masterpiece." —Yvonne Byrd, 2006 Senior Poet Laureate of Texas "Life through My Glasses reads beautifully, Herb. It's a grand finale for your book ... a masterpiece." —Dr. Kim Gorman, University of Kentucky, University of Houston "I have to say I feel enriched and inspired having read through your work. Thank you so much!" —Andrea Strudensky, DLitt, faculty, Vanier College, Montreal, Quebec

The Collected Poems Of Lucille Clifton 1965 2010

Author : Lucille Clifton
ISBN : 1934414905
Genre : Poetry
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Collects poetry from the author's eleven published collections along with over fifty previously unpublished poems.

The Collected Poems Of Denise Levertov

Author : Denise Levertov
ISBN : 0811221733
Genre : Poetry
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The landmark collected work of one of the greatest poets of the 20th century How splendid and impressive to have a complete, clear, and unobstructed view of Denise Levertov at last. Covering more than six decades and including, chronologically, every poem she ever published, Levertov’s Collected Poems presents her marvelous, ground breaking work in full. Born in England, Denise Levertov emigrated in 1948 to the United States, where she was acclaimed by Kenneth Rexroth in the New York Times as “the most subtly skillful poet of her generation, the most profound, the most modest, the most moving.” A staunch antiwar activist and environmentalist, and the winner of the Robert Frost Medal, the Shelley Memorial Award, and the Lannan Prize, Denise Levertov inspired generations of writers. New Directions is proud to publish this landmark collected poems of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century.

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