Lawrence Booth?s Book Of Visions

Paperback | July 11, 2001

byMaurice Manning

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This year's winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition is Maurice Manning's Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions. These compelling poems take us on a wild ride through the life of a man child in the rural South. Presenting a cast of allegorical and symbolic, yet very real, characters, the poems have "authority, daring, [and] a language of color and sure movement", says series judge W.S. Merwin.

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This year's winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition is Maurice Manning's Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions. These compelling poems take us on a wild ride through the life of a man child in the rural South. Presenting a cast of allegorical and symbolic, yet very real, characters, the poems have "authority, daring, [and] a ...

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and essayist W. S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927. Merwin has won numerous prizes, including the Tanning Prize, the Bollingen Prize and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. He is the author of fifteen books of poetry, numerous plays, nearly twenty books of translation and four books of prose.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.5 × 6.25 × 0.68 inPublished:July 11, 2001Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300089988

ISBN - 13:9780300089981

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