Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Book - 2003
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For the first time, the collected poems of America's preeminent postwar poet
Edmund Wilson wrote of Robert Lowell that he was the "only recent American poet--if you don't count Eliot--who writes successfully in the language and cadence and rhyme of the resounding English tradition."
Frank Bidart and David Gewanter have compiled a definitive edition of Lowell's poems, from the early triumph of "Lord Weary's Castle," winner of the Pulitzer Prize, to the brilliant willfulness of his Imitations of Sappho, Baudelaire, Rilke, and other masters, to the late spontaneity of his" History," winner of another Pulitzer, and of his last book of poems, "Day by Day." The book will also include several poems never previously collected, as well as a selection of Lowell's intriguing drafts.
As poet and critic Randall Jarrell said, "You feel before reading any new poem of his the uneasy expectation of perhaps encountering a masterpiece."
Lowell's "Collected Poems" will offer the first opportunity to view the entire range of his astonishing verse.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780374126179
0374126178
Branch Call Number: 811.52 Lowel
Characteristics: xvii, 1186 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Bidart, Frank 1939-
Gewanter, David

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