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Strand, Mark 1934-2014

Overview
Works: 346 works in 728 publications in 4 languages and 26,173 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Signer, Author of introduction, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Compiler, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PS3569.T69, 811.54
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The making of a poem : a Norton anthology of poetic forms by Mark (Edt)/ Boland, Eavan (Edt) Strand( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains information on and examples of the villanelle, the sestina, the pantoum, the sonnet, the ballad, blank verse, the heroic couplet, and the stanza, the elegy, the pastoral, the ode, and open forms, as well as a chapter on meter
The contemporary American poets; American poetry since 1940 by Mark Strand( Book )
40 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains poems by A.R. Ammons, Alan Ansen, John Ashbery, Marvin Bell, Michael Benedikt, John Berryman, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Bly, Philip Booth, Edgar Bowers, Tom Clark, Gregory Corso, Henri Coulette, Robert Greeley, J.V. Cunningham, James Dickey, William Dickey, Alan Dugan, Alvin Feinman, Edward Field, Donald Finkel, Isabella Gardner, Jack Gilbert, Allen Ginsberg, Louise Gluck, Paul Goodman, John Haines, Donald Hall, Kenneth O. Hanson, Anthony Hecht, Daryl Hine, Daniel Hoffman, John Hollander, Richard Howard, Barbara Howes, Robert Huff, Richard Hugo, David Ignatow, Randall Jarrell, LeRoi Jones, Donald Justice, Weldon Kees, X.J. Kennedy, Galway Kinnell, Carolyn Kizer, Kenneth Koch, Al Lee, Denise Levertov, Philip Levine, Laurence Lieberman, John Logan, Robert Lowell, William H. Matchett, E.L. Mayo, William Meredith, James Merrill, W.S. Merwin, Howard Moss, Stanley Moss, Lisel Mueller, Howard Nemerov, Frank O'Hara, Charles Olson, Robert Pack, Donald Petersen, Sylvia Plath, Adrienne Rich, Theodore Roethke, James Schuyler, Winfield Townley Scott, Anne Sexton, Karl Shapiro, Charles Simic, Louis Simpson, L.E. Sissman, William Jay Smith, W.D. Snodgrass, Gary Snyder, William Stafford, Mark Strand, Robert Sward, May Swenson, James Tate, Constance Urdang, Peter Viereck, David Wagoner, Ds
Selected poems by Mark Strand( Book )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reissue of poetry by the Poet Laureate of the United States
Blizzard of one : poems by Mark Strand( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strand's poems occupy a place that exists between abstraction and the sensuous particulars of experience. It is a place created by a voice that moves with unerring ease between the commonplace and the sublime. The poems are filled with "the weather of leavetaking," but they are also unexpectedly funny. The erasure of self and the depredations of time are seen as sources of sorrow, but also as grounds for celebration. This is one of the difficult truths these poems dramatize with stoicism and wit
100 great poems of the twentieth century ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects poems from one hundred poets from the past century, including pieces from W.H. Auden, Federico Garcâia Lorca, and Maria Rilke
The continuous life : poems by Mark Strand( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hopper by Mark Strand( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poetry, approaches Hopper's work with a fresh eye, exploring the aesthetic principles behind the paintings. Strand, whose poems move through a terrain similar to that portrayed by Hopper, possesses a unique and powerful understanding of what makes the paintings so moving and memorable. He writes with his distinctive clarity and grace, examining twenty-three of Hopper's most important works. He cites aesthetic reasons for Hopper's continuing ability to deeply move people
The best of the best American poetry ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
100 poems selected by Robert Pinsky that represent each volume in The best American poetry series
The story of our lives : poems by Mark Strand( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The weather of words : poetic invention by Mark Strand( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, a collection of writings on the art and nature of poetry." "The pieces have a broad range and many levels. In one, we sit with the teenage Mark Strand while he reads for the first time a poem that truly amazes him: "You, Andrew Marvell" by Archibald MacLeish, in which night sweeps in an unstoppable but exhilarating circle around the earth toward the speaker standing at noon. The essay goes on to explicate the poem, but it also evokes, through its form and content, the poem's meaning - time's circular passage - with the young Strand first happening upon the poem, the older Strand seeing into it differently, but still amazed." "Among the other subjects Strand explores: the relationship between photographs and poems, the eternal nature of the lyric, the contemporary use of old forms, four American views of Parnassus, and an alphabet of poetic influences."--Jacket
Man and camel : poems by Mark Strand( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new collection of poetry celebrates the transience, oddities, and lasting beauty of life and its mysteries
Art of the real : nine American figurative painters by Mark Strand( Book )
6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darker; poems by Mark Strand( Book )
15 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New selected poems by Mark Strand( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More than twenty-five years after the appearance of his first Selected Poems, we at last have a magnificent new gathering of Mark Strand's work, one that spans and celebrates his entire remarkable career to date. From Sleeping with One Eye Open (1964) through the wonderful middle work that includes The Continuous Life (1990), and crowned by the Pulitzer Prize<U+2013>winning Blizzard of One (1998) and his most recent collection, Man and Camel (2006), this book makes a crucial selection of Strand's always beautiful and by turns humorous and melancholy poems. Over the decades Strand's identity as a poet has remained firm: he is existential, playful, mysterious, a poet of simple words and sentences that somehow add up to powerful universal experiences. With his incantatory language and radiant, commanding imagery, he creates mythic scenes and vistas that, however otherworldly, are ultimately of this earth: their underlying subject the pain and pleasure of being mortal. Here is an essential compilation from one of the most beloved and honored American poets at work today, without which no modern poetry collection is complete
Another republic : 17 European and South American writers : [poems] ( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The monument by Mark Strand( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The late hour by Mark Strand( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Almost invisible by Mark Strand( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A latest collection by the U.S. Poet Laureate (1990) and Pulitzer Prize-winning author is comprised of a series of witty and poignant prose-style pieces (sometimes appearing as pure prose, sometimes as impure poetry) that explore the receding vista of life while posing eloquent, riddle-like conundrums about the human condition
Dark harbor : a poem by Mark Strand( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The poems in this book are easily recognizable as the work of one of our most interesting and influential poets, but there is an extra dimension justifying a claim for the whole as a unified poem. Each of the forty-five sections plays against the others, and although wide-ranging and with many moods and changes of tone, Dark Harbor is all of a piece."--BOOK JACKET
William Bailey by Mark Strand( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Strand, Mark
Strend, Mark 1934-...
Strend Mark 1934-2014
סטרנד, מארק 1934-
סטרנד, מרק 1934-
مارك ستراند، 1934-
ストランド, マーク
Languages
English (248)
Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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