Morning of the Red Admirals

Morning of the Red Admirals

by Robert Dana
     
 

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Poetry. "In this, his tenth collection of poems, Robert Dana surprises, delights, and may even momentarily confound his readers with this ambitious book which is, above all, a work of transformations"- Richard Holinger. "[Dana's] clarity of vision and economy of means enact an exuberant encounter with the world; his vivid reading of his walk in the sun - 'Alive on

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Poetry. "In this, his tenth collection of poems, Robert Dana surprises, delights, and may even momentarily confound his readers with this ambitious book which is, above all, a work of transformations"- Richard Holinger. "[Dana's] clarity of vision and economy of means enact an exuberant encounter with the world; his vivid reading of his walk in the sun - 'Alive on the breath-edge of metaphor'- is at once bracing and wise. Robert Dana is a magnificent poet"- Christopher Merrill. Dana is the author of SUMMER and HELLO STRANGER (Anhinga Press) both available from SPD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780938078777
Publisher:
Anhinga Press
Publication date:
03/31/2004
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.29(d)

Meet the Author


Robert Dana was born in Boston in 1929. After serving in the South Pacific at the end of World War II, he moved to Iowa where he attended Drake University and The University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. His poetry has won several awards, including two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and The Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award from New York University. Retired from teaching after forty years as Poet-in-Residence at Cornell College, he served as Distinguished Visiting Writer at Stockholm University and at several American colleges and universities. Dana was named Poet Laureate for the state of Iowa. He passed away in 2010.

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