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The selected poetry of Robinson Jeffers

Author: Robinson Jeffers; Tim Hunt
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2001.
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This new Jeffers "Selected Poetry" includes poems from the last quarter century of his life (the previous "Selected Poetry" included poems only through 1937). It derives from the monumental five-volume "The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers" (Stanford, 1988-2000), edited by Tim Hunt, and includes a sampling of the poems Jeffers left unpublished, along with several prose pieces in which he reflects on his poetry  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robinson Jeffers; Tim Hunt
ISBN: 0804738904 9780804738903 0804741085 9780804741088
OCLC Number: 45066399
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 758 pages : portrait ; 25 cm
Contents: Tamar 1917-23 --
To His Father --
Suicide's Stone --
Divinely Superfluous Beauty --
The Excesses of God --
To the Stone-Cutters --
To the House --
Salmon Fishing --
Natural Music --
Wise Men in Their Bad Hours --
To the Rock That Will Be a Cornerstone of the House --
The Cycle --
Shine, Perishing Republic --
Continent's End --
Tamar --
Point Joe --
Gale in April --
The Treasure --
Roan Stallion 1924-25 --
Birds --
Fog --
Boats in a Fog --
People and a Heron --
Night --
Autumn Evening --
Joy --
Phenomena --
from The Tower Beyond Tragedy (final scene) --
Roan Stallion --
The Women at Point Sur 1925-26 --
Post Mortem --
Clouds at Evening --
Pelicans --
Apology for Bad Dreams --
Love-Children --
Credo --
Prelude --
Cawdor 1926-28 --
Birth-Dues --
The Broken Balance --
Hurt Hawks --
Bixby's Landing --
An Artist --
The Machine --
Meditation on Saviors --
A Redeemer --
Tor House --
Cawdor --
Dear Judas 1928-29 --
Hooded Night --
Evening Ebb --
Hands --
The Loving Shepherdess --
from Descent to the Dead --
Shane O'Neill's Cairn --
Ossian's Grave --
The Broadstone --
In the Hill at Newgrange --
Ghosts in England --
Inscription for a Gravestone --
Subjected Earth --
Notes to "Descent to the Dead" --
The Bed by the Window --
Winged Rock --
Thurso's Landing 1930-31 --
The Place for No Story --
New Mexican Mountain --
November Surf --
Margrave --
Fire on the Hills --
Give Your Heart to the Hawks 1931-33 --
A Little Scraping --
Triad --
Still the Mind Smiles --
Give Your Heart to the Hawks --
Solstice 1933-35.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Hunt.
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Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) is not only the greatest poet that California (and indeed the American West) has produced, but a major poet of the 20th century who occupies a prominent place in the  Read more...

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"[I]t is hard to see how anyone can read Jeffers's best poetry and not perceive greatness. His narrative verse rivals Wordsworth's or Byron's. It is electrifying; the skin prickles... We will lose Read more...

 
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