The Collected Poems

The Collected Poems

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In 1995, Stanley Kunitz received the National Book Award in Poetry for Passing Through: The Later Poems, New and Selected. The citation for the award read in part: "In his genius, great clarity is joined to great generosity. His work shines with humanity, humor, precision, and passion." Now, combining both early and later poems, including Selected Poems (which won the Pulitzer Prize), Kunitz presents us with the gift of his life's work in poetry. The early poems, long unavailable in any edition, sound themes that have always engaged Kunitz: life's meaning, the relation of time to eternity, kinship with nature, and loss, most poignantly that of his father. Despite the power of his poems about loss, Kunitz ardently celebrates life. Perpetually curious, eager for fresh revelations, he fully lives up to his own advice to younger poets "to persevere, then explore. Be explorers all your life."

Baker & Taylor
The National Book Award winner celebrates a life in poetry, sharing his work-- published and unpublished--in this single volume of his life's accomplishment.

Norton Pub
In 1995, Stanley Kunitz received the National Book Award in Poetry for Passing Through: The Later Poems, New and Selected. The citation for the award read in part: "In his genius, great clarity is joined to great generosity. His work shines with humanity, humor, precision, and passion." Now, combining both early and later poems, including Selected Poems (which won the Pulitzer Prize), Kunitz presents us with the gift of his life's work in poetry. The early poems, long unavailable in any edition, sound themes that have always engaged Kunitz: life's meaning, the relation of time to eternity, kinship with nature, and loss, most poignantly that of his father. Despite the power of his poems about loss, Kunitz ardently celebrates life. Perpetually curious, eager for fresh revelations, he fully lives up to his own advice to younger poets "to persevere, then explore. Be explorers all your life."
In the year of his ninety-fifth birthday, a volume celebrating the distinguished career of one of our most esteemed poets.

Baker
& Taylor

The author celebrates a life in poetry, sharing his work--published and unpublished--in this single volume of his life's accomplishment.

Publisher: New York : Norton, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393050301
0393050300
Branch Call Number: 811.52 KUN
Characteristics: 285 p. ; 25 cm

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