Knowledge

Knowledge

by Michael Heller
     
 


Poetry. Originally published in 1979, this highly praised collection of poems takes as its themes the perennial concerns of poetry, love, history, knowing and mourning. As Toby Olson wrote of the book in New Letters, "The reader feels an arrival at a place that he might well have thought was unsayable."  See more details below

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Poetry. Originally published in 1979, this highly praised collection of poems takes as its themes the perennial concerns of poetry, love, history, knowing and mourning. As Toby Olson wrote of the book in New Letters, "The reader feels an arrival at a place that he might well have thought was unsayable."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780915342303
Publisher:
Bookslinger
Publication date:
06/28/1980
Pages:
80

Meet the Author


Michael Heller is a poet, essayist and critic. Among his many books are BECKMANN VARIATIONS AND OTHER POEMS, TWO NOVELLAS: MARBLE SNOWS & THE STUDY, ESCHATON, EARTH AND CAVE, EXIGENT FUTURES, WORDFLOW: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS, and Speaking the Estranged (essays on George Oppen). He wrote the libretto for the opera Benjamin, based on the life of Walter Benjamin. His awards include the NEH Poet/Scholar grant, the Di Castagnola Prize and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships. He was born in 1937 in New York City where he now lives.

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