The Collected Poems Of Frank O Hara

Author: Frank O'Hara
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520201668
Size: 72.98 MB
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Available for the first time in paperback, The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara reflects the poet's growth as an artist from the earliest dazzling, experimental verses that he began writing in the late 1940s to the years before his accidental death at forty, when his poems became increasingly individual and reflective.

The Collected Poems Of Wallace Stevens

Author: Wallace Stevens
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307791870
Size: 37.28 MB
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This definitive poetry collection, originally published in 1954 to honor Stevens on his 75th birthday, contains: - "Harmonium" - "Ideas of Order" - "The Man With the Blue Guitar" - "Parts of the World" - "Transport Summer" - "The Auroras of Autumn" - "The Rock"

The Collected Poems

Author: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062669451
Size: 59.51 MB
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Pulitzer Prize winner Sylvia Plath’s complete poetic works, edited and introduced by Ted Hughes. By the time of her death on 11, February 1963, Sylvia Plath had written a large bulk of poetry. To my knowledge, she never scrapped any of her poetic efforts. With one or two exceptions, she brought every piece she worked on to some final form acceptable to her, rejecting at most the odd verse, or a false head or a false tail. Her attitude to her verse was artisan-like: if she couldn’t get a table out of the material, she was quite happy to get a chair, or even a toy. The end product for her was not so much a successful poem, as something that had temporarily exhausted her ingenuity. So this book contains not merely what verse she saved, but—after 1956—all she wrote.—Ted Hughes, from the Introduction

The Collected Poems

Author: Elizabeth Jennings
Publisher: Carcanet
ISBN: 1847779638
Size: 14.61 MB
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The Collected Poems is a new and definitive edition of the poetry of one of the best-loved and most enduringly popular modern poets. Almost all of Jennings' published poetry (including work never before collected) and a large selection of her unpublished poems are included here, together with resources detailing her poetry, prose, essays, plays and correspondence. An afterword draws on her unpublished autobiography As I Am and her unpublished theological prose to illuminate the religious faith at the heart of her poetry. Two previously unseen photographs of Jennings and reproductions of two of her little-known picture poems' complete the volume. Emma Mason, Reader at the University of Warwick who has written extensively on religion and poetry, suggests that Jennings' achievement is her ability to translate the intensity and happiness of her Christian faith into a canon of accessible poems that reach out to a community of readers'. The Collected Poems enables Jennings' poetry to speak to a new community of readers.

Collected Poems

Author: Robert Hayden
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0871402750
Size: 27.32 MB
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An exquisite body of work celebrating the centennial of one of the most important African-American poets of the twentieth century. Robert Hayden was one of the most important American poets of the twentieth century. He left behind an exquisite body of work, collected in this definitive edition, including A Ballad of Remembrance, Words in the Mourning Time, The Night-Blooming Cereus, Angle of Ascent, and American Journal, which was nominated for a National Book Award. Also included is an introduction by American poet Reginald Dwayne Betts, as well as an afterword by Arnold Rampersad that provides a critical and historical context. In Hayden’s work the actualities of history and culture became the launching places for flights of imagination and intelligence. His voice—characterized by musical diction and an exquisite feeling for the formality of pattern—is a seminal one in American life and literature.

Collected Poems 1912 1944

Author: Hilda Doolittle
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811209717
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Gathers poems from each period of Hilda Doolittle's career and includes background information on her major works

The Collected Poems

Author: Fran Landesman
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504011031
Size: 51.85 MB
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Poet and lyricist Fran Landesman occupies the ironic territory between Dorothy Parker and Edna St. Vincent Millay. Landesman’s work combines pathos and humor and glows with the tough wisdom gleaned from a lifetime of riding in fast convertibles and hanging out in smoky bars. This ebook contains Landesman’s books Invade My Privacy, The Ballad of the Sad Young Men and Other Verse, and More Truth Than Poetry.