First Four Books Of Poems by Louise GluckFirst Four Books Of Poems by Louise Gluck

First Four Books Of Poems

byLouise Gluck

Paperback | August 11, 1999

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The First Four Books of Poems collects the early work that established Louise Gluck as one of America's most original and important poets. Honored with the Pulitzer Prize for The WildIris, Gluck was celebrated early in her career for her fierce, austerely beautiful voice. InFirstborn, The House on Marshland Wand, Descending Figure, and The Triumph of Achilles, which wonthe National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, we see the conscious progression of apoet who speaks with blade-like accuracy and stirring depth.

Louise Glück won the Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Iris in 1993. The author of eight books of poetry and one collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry, she has received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction. She was named th...
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Title:First Four Books Of PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:August 11, 1999Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0880014776

ISBN - 13:9780880014779

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Presents a collection of the early work that established the author as one of America's most original and important poets, the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Iris and the National Book Critics Circle Award for The Triumph of Achilles. Reprin

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"[Louise Gluck's] poems are delicately intense, spun out of fire and air, with a tensile strength that belies their fragility. They are rooted in landscape and weather and, increasingly, in intimacies of the heart. Everything she touches turns to music and legend." (Calvin Bedient)