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My vocabulary did this to me : the collected poetry of Jack Spicer

Author: Jack Spicer; Peter Gizzi; Kevin Killian
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2008.
Series: Wesleyan poetry.
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"While the first part of this edition, 1945-1956, doesn't include every poem he wrote at this time, our aim has been to make a judicious selection of single poems from One Night Stand [1980] and from notebooks and manuscripts in order to provide something more than an adequate sense of Spicer's first decade of writing. Therefore this edition is not a 'complete' but a 'collected' poems. ... The second part of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Federico García Lorca; Federico García Lorca
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Spicer; Peter Gizzi; Kevin Killian
ISBN: 9780819568878 0819568872
OCLC Number: 227929396
Notes: "After Lorca" (1957) consists of translations from Lorca's poetry, original poetry by Spicer, and imagined correspondence between the two poets.
Description: xxxi, 465 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: I. (1945-1956). Berkeley renaissance (1945-1950) --
Minnesota poems (1950-1952) --
Berkeley / San Francisco (1952-1955) --
New York / Boston (1955-1956) --
II. (1956-1965). San Francisco (1956-1965) --
Chronology --
Notes to the poems --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Wesleyan poetry.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Gizzi and Kevin Killian.
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"The book is one of the most important volumes of poetry published in the past 50 years. The poems are simply wonderful, and Spicer's mature work is some of the best ever written by an American." - Read more...

 
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