Worldly Hopes: Poems

Worldly Hopes: Poems

by A. R. Ammons
     
 

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"A maker who would have delighted Whitman and Emerson."—Harold Bloom
In the poetry of A. R. Ammons, Helen Vendler has written, "the scientific world is beautifully in balance with the perceptual one." Originally published in 1982, this collection reminds us why Ammons must be read by all those who would understand our age and one of its most brilliant

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"A maker who would have delighted Whitman and Emerson."—Harold Bloom
In the poetry of A. R. Ammons, Helen Vendler has written, "the scientific world is beautifully in balance with the perceptual one." Originally published in 1982, this collection reminds us why Ammons must be read by all those who would understand our age and one of its most brilliant voices.

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Harold Bloom
A maker who would have delighted Whitman and Emerson.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393321852
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Edition description:
(Reissue)
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile:
1870L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

A. R. Ammons’s (1926–2001) honors include the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award.

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