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- DescriptionMerwin has attained a transcendent and transformative elevation of beaming perception, exquisite balance, and clarifying beauty. Booklist, starred review In his personal anymity, his strict individuated manner, his defense of the earth, and his heartache at time's passing, Merwin has become instantly recognizable on the page. Helen Vendler, The New York Review of Books W.S. Merwin's legacy is unquestionably secure. Poetry Merwin is tackling the mysteries of life and impending death with a grace and dexterity of imagination that leaves one of any age wondering if this is more than simply poetry, but bordering on prophecy. Eliot Schain, Poetry Flash Two-time Pulitzer winner W.S. Merwin is one of the best-selling poets in America. In his new book, The Moon Before Morning, Merwin examines everything from minute flowers to oceanic destruction, and weaves our complex relationship with the natural world with his own youth, memory, and intense engagement with the passing of days. With considered reverence, subtle might, and generous poetic imagination, Merwin presents a masterful collection.From Antique Sound : There was an age when you played the recordswith ordinary steel needles which grew bluntand damaged the grooves or with more expensivestylus tips said to be tungsten or diamondwhich wore down the records and the music recededbut a friend and I had it on persuasive authoritythat the best thing was a dry thorn of the right kindand I knew where to find one of those W.S. Merwin served as Poet Laureate of the United States and has received every major literary accolade, including two Pulitzer prizes, most recently for The Shadow of Sirius, and the National Book Award for Migration: New and Selected Poems.
- Author BiographyW. S. Merwin: W.S. Merwin served as Poet Laureate of the United States and has received every major literary accolade, including two Pulitzer prizes, most recently for The Shadow of Sirius (Copper Canyon) and the National Book Award for Migration: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon).
- Author(s)W S Merwin
- PublisherCopper Canyon Press
- Date of Publication01/12/2015
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCopper Canyon Press
- Weight204 g
- Width150 mm
- Height226 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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