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Bewilderment : new poems and translations

Author: David Ferry
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Series: Phoenix poets.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"To read David Ferry's Bewilderment is to be reminded that poetry of the highest order can be made by the subtlest of means. The passionate nature and originality of Ferry's prosodic daring works astonishing transformations that take your breath away. In poem after poem, his diction modulates beautifully between plainspoken high eloquence and colloquial vigor, making his distinctive speech one of the most  Read more...
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Ferry, David.
Bewilderment.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011050366
(OCoLC)768607305
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Ferry
ISBN: 9780226244907 0226244903
OCLC Number: 801998892
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 113 p.)
Series Title: Phoenix poets.
Responsibility: David Ferry.

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The author has fully realized both the potential for vocal expressiveness in his phrasing and the way his phrasing plays against - and with - his genius for metrical variation, thus becoming an  Read more...

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"For fifty years [David Ferry] has practiced poetry as if it truly matters to our lives and to our souls - and now his poems have that rare power to wake us up to both." (Christian Wiman)"

 
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