Gunn, Thom Collected Poems

ISBN 13: 9780571171958

Collected Poems

Valutazione media 4,2
( su 143 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780571171958: Collected Poems

In his [Collected Poems] Thom Gunn has assembled all the work he considers worthy from throughout his remarkable career. Gunn's first book, Fighting Terms (1954), was quickly identified in The Cambridge Review as "one of the few volumes of post-war verse that all serious readers of poetry need to possess and study", and in the four decades since, he has come to be recognized as one of the finest poets writing in English. Collected Poems establishes the breadth and formal catholicity of his work, from the classically inspired early poems to the stylistically exuberant poems of the 1960s to the elegiac rhymed verse of The Man with Night Sweats (1992), in which, as John Updike wrote in The New Yorker, "the tension of Gunn's famous earlier poems...has become muted and commemorative". Born in 1929 and raised in Britain, Gunn has lived in northern California since 1954, and he describes himself as an Anglo-American poet. His poetry is likewise a mixture of apparently discordant elements, and he has made a specialty of playing style against subject, dealing with the out-of-control through tightly controlled meters and with the systematized through open forms. Some of the contents of Collected Poems has been out of print for many years. This gathering together of the full range of Thom Gunn's work reveals the enormous extent of his creative achievement.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

L'autore:

Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent in 1929. After National Service and a short time living in Paris, he enrolled at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read English. He published his first book of poems, Fighting Terms, while he was still an undergraduate. In 1954 he moved to San Francisco and held a one-year Fellowship at Stanford University. He published over thirty books of poetry, including The Man with Night Sweats, which won the Forward Prize for Poetry in 1992, and Boss Cupid (2000). Thom Gunn died in 2004.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Thom Gunn
Editore: Faber and Faber (1994)
ISBN 10: 0571171958 ISBN 13: 9780571171958
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Print on Demand
Da
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Faber and Faber, 1994. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 512 pages. 7.80x5.08x1.46 inches. This item is printed on demand. Codice libro della libreria zk0571171958

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 40,58
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,94
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Thom Gunn
Editore: Thom Gunn (1994)
ISBN 10: 0571171958 ISBN 13: 9780571171958
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Thom Gunn, 1994. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0571171958

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 45,76
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,67
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Gunn, Thom
Editore: Thom Gunn
ISBN 10: 0571171958 ISBN 13: 9780571171958
Nuovi PAPERBACK Quantità: 1
Da
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Thom Gunn. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0571171958 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0302556

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 59,28
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,59
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi