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The Collected Poems

The poetry of Stanley Kunitz

Author

Stanley Kunitz, dustwrapper art by Elise Asher

Publisher

W W Norton, New York, 2000
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Printing Details

First edition, hardback in dustwrapper. 24 × 16cm, 285pp.

In 1995, Stanley Kunitz received the National Book Award in Poetry for Passing Through: The Later Poems, New and Selected. The citation for the award read in part: "In his genius, great clarity is joined to great generosity. His work shines with humanity, humor, precision, and passion." Now, combining both early and later poems, including Selected Poems (which won the Pulitzer Prize), Kunitz presents us with the gift of his life's work in poetry. The early poems, long unavailable in any edition, sound themes that have always engaged Kunitz: life's meaning, the relation of time to eternity, kinship with nature, and loss, most poignantly that of his father. Despite the power of his poems about loss, Kunitz ardently celebrates life. Perpetually curious, eager for fresh revelations, he fully lives up to his own advice to younger poets "to persevere, then explore. Be explorers all your life."

Condition

Very good condition.

ISBN

9780393050301

Price

£10.00
 

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