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A Homage to Mistress Bradstreet and Other Poems
     

A Homage to Mistress Bradstreet and Other Poems

by John Berryman
 

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This volume represents the first appearance in paperback of one of America's most outstanding poets, John Berryman. It contains, besides the long title poem, Homage to Mistress Bradstreet, the major portion of Short Poems; a selection from The Dispossessed, which drew on two earlier collections; some poems from His Thought Made Pockets & The

Overview

This volume represents the first appearance in paperback of one of America's most outstanding poets, John Berryman. It contains, besides the long title poem, Homage to Mistress Bradstreet, the major portion of Short Poems; a selection from The Dispossessed, which drew on two earlier collections; some poems from His Thought Made Pockets & The Plane Buckt; and one poem from Sonnets.

"It seems to me the most distinguished long poem by an American since The Waste Land." - Edmund Wilson

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374506605
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
01/28/1956
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.27(d)

Meet the Author

John Berryman (1914-1972) was an American poet and scholar. He won the Pulitzer Prize for 77 Dream Songs in 1965 and the National Book Award and the Bollingen Prize for His Toy, His Dream, His Rest, a continuation of the Dream Songs, in 1969.

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