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James Merrill : selected poems

Author: James Merrill; J D McClatchy; Stephen Yenser
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Series: Borzoi poetry.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
Summary:
James Merrill himself once called his body of work "chronicles of love and loss," and in twenty books written over four decades he used the details of his own life--comic and haunting, exotic and domestic--to shape a portrait that in turn mirrored the image of our world and our moment.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Merrill; J D McClatchy; Stephen Yenser
ISBN: 9780375711664 037571166X
OCLC Number: 212856192
Description: xvi, 298 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: From First poems, 1951 --
from The country of a thousand years of peace, 1959 --
from Water Street, 1962 --
from Nights and days, 1966 --
from The first screen, 1969 --
from Braving the elements, 1972 --
from Divine comedies, 1976 --
from The changing light at Sandover, 1982 --
from Late settings, 1985 --
from The Inner Room, 1988 --
from A scattering of salts, 1995 --
from Collected poems, 2001.
Series Title: Borzoi poetry.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: edited by J.D. McClatchy and Stephen Yenser.
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James Merrill himself once called his body of work "chronicles of love and loss," and in twenty books written over four decades he used the details of his own life--comic and haunting, exotic and domestic--to shape a portrait that in turn mirrored the image of our world and our moment.

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