New and Collected Poems

New and Collected Poems

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by Richard Wilbur
     
 

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This volume represents virtually all of Wilbur’s published poetry to date, including his six earlier collections, twenty-seven new poems, and a cantata. Winner of the 1989 Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry.
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This volume represents virtually all of Wilbur’s published poetry to date, including his six earlier collections, twenty-seven new poems, and a cantata. Winner of the 1989 Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
``Reprinting six of his principal verse collections, this omnibus displays Wilbur's many facets as nature poet, mordant commentator on social mores, philosophizer and as a translator adept at capturing the varied moods of poets as different as Voznesensky,Voznesensky in web.3/lk Borges and Jean de la Fontaine. Included also are 27 new poems, plus the cantata `On Freedom's Ground','' observed PW. The volume won the Pulitzer Prize. (Sept.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156654913
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/18/1989
Pages:
412
Sales rank:
440,915
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.92(d)

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