For The Centurys End: Poems 1990-1999

Paperback | August 1, 2001

byJohn M. Haines

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Poet and essayist John Haines has forged, in his long career, a body of work noted both for its austere lyric beauty, anchored in the solitude and spaciousness of his early years as a homesteader in the Alaskan wilderness, and for its penetrating responsiveness to the human condition. The generous selection of poems in For the Century’s End conveys, in form and substance, the singular and exhilarating power of Haines’s poetry of the past decade, underscoring his role as one of the major writers of our time.

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Poet and essayist John Haines has forged, in his long career, a body of work noted both for its austere lyric beauty, anchored in the solitude and spaciousness of his early years as a homesteader in the Alaskan wilderness, and for its penetrating responsiveness to the human condition. The generous selection of poems in For the Century...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.23 × 6 × 0.35 inPublished:August 1, 2001Publisher:University Of Washington PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0295981458

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Poet and essayist John Haines has forged, in his long career, a body of work noted both for its austere lyric beauty, anchored in the solitude and spaciousness of his early years as a homesteader in the Alaskan wilderness, and for its penetrating responsiveness to the human condition. The generous selection of poems in For the Century’s End conveys, in form and substance, the singular and exhilarating power of Haines’s poetry of the past decade, underscoring his role as one of the major writers of our time.I have always sought a poetry that... can include the public events of our time and do so in a way that makes them at once contemporary and unavoidably linked with humanity’s long and troubled history. - John Haines, Preface