New and Collected Poems

New and Collected Poems

by Richard Wilbur

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ISBN-13: 9780156654913
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/18/1989
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 412
Sales rank: 422,901
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

RICHARD WILBUR, one of America’s most beloved poets, has served as poet laureate of the United States. He has received the National Book Award, two Pulitzer Prizes, the National Arts Club medal of honor for literature, and a number of translation prizes, including two Bollingen Prizes and two awards from PEN.

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New and Collected Poems 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
it's no wonder wilbur was once the poet laureate or that this collection won the pulitzer, the man is good. he uses the language beautifully (the way english was meant to be in poetry), he has tight control of the rhyme, meter, subject, and words in his poems. where he really shines is in his translations. wilbur is one of the best translators living today.