Love, Amy: The Selected Letters of Amy Clampitt

Love, Amy: The Selected Letters of Amy Clampitt

by Amy Clampitt
     
 

Amy Clampitt was an American original, a literary woman from a Quaker family in rural Iowa who came to New York after college and lived in Manhattan for almost forty years before she found success at the age of 63 with the publication of her poems in The Kingfisher. Her letters from 1950 until her death in 1994 are a testimony to her fiercely independent spirit and

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Overview

Amy Clampitt was an American original, a literary woman from a Quaker family in rural Iowa who came to New York after college and lived in Manhattan for almost forty years before she found success at the age of 63 with the publication of her poems in The Kingfisher. Her letters from 1950 until her death in 1994 are a testimony to her fiercely independent spirit and her quest for various kinds of truth-religious, spiritual, political, and artistic.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231132879
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
11/27/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Willard Spiegelman is the Hughes Professor of English at Southern Methodist University. The author of four books, most recently How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry; he writes regularly for the Wall Street Journal and is editor-in-chief of The Southwest Review. The author would like us to include his photograph on the back cover. He submitted it for the hard cover but we neglected to put it on the flap then.

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