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John Berryman: Selected Poems: (american Poets Project #11)

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"Staggering, swaggering, intoxicating" John Berryman achieved a poetry where (in the words of editor Kevin Young) "protagonists search for a lover or friend, ancestor or listener, with a recklessness that only Whitman allowed himself. . . . Berryman becomes Everyman attempting, falling short of, and often achieving greatness. Young's selection, the first new selection of Berryman's poems in over 30 years, encompasses the formal accomplishments of his early work, epitomized in the masterful Homage to Mistress Bradstreet ; ...

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John Berryman: Selected Poems: (american Poets Project #11)
2004, Library of America, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781931082693


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