Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems: Selected Poems

Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems: Selected Poems

by Theodore Roethke
     
 

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Editor Edward Hirsch's selection and introduction illuminate the daring and intensity of a poet who, in poems such as "My Papa's Waltz" and "The Lost Son," reached back into the abyss of childhood in an attempt to wrest self-knowledge out of memory. This gathering of Roethke's works also includes several of his poems for children, and a generous sampling from his… See more details below

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Editor Edward Hirsch's selection and introduction illuminate the daring and intensity of a poet who, in poems such as "My Papa's Waltz" and "The Lost Son," reached back into the abyss of childhood in an attempt to wrest self-knowledge out of memory. This gathering of Roethke's works also includes several of his poems for children, and a generous sampling from his notebook writings, offering a glimpse of the poet at work with the raw materials of language and ideas.

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ISBN-13:
9781931082785
Publisher:
Library of America
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
American Poets Project Series
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,346,224
Product dimensions:
4.75(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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