New and Selected Poems

New and Selected Poems

by Charles North
     
 

Poetry. James Schuyler wrote of Charles North's poetry: His joy in words, and the things words adumbrate, is infectious: we catch a contagion of enlightenment. To me, he is the most stimulating poet of his generation. Over the years since North's first published work, LINEUPS (1972), fellow poets and critics have concurred that North's poetry is one of

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Poetry. James Schuyler wrote of Charles North's poetry: His joy in words, and the things words adumbrate, is infectious: we catch a contagion of enlightenment. To me, he is the most stimulating poet of his generation. Over the years since North's first published work, LINEUPS (1972), fellow poets and critics have concurred that North's poetry is one of beautiful availability, that is interested in (as the poet puts it) Playing off expectations, in both small and large ways. This book includes work from all of North's major publications—LINEUPS, ELIZABETHAN & NOVA SCOTIAN MUSIC, SIX BUILDINGS, LEAP YEAR: POEMS 1968-1978, and THE YEAR OF THE OLIVE OIL—as well as new poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557132659
Publisher:
Sun & Moon Press
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Series:
Sun and Moon Classics Series
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.01(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.55(d)

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