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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.

About the Author

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 the next U.S. poet laureate in August 2003. Her most recent book is The Seven Ages. Louise Glück teaches at Williams College and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Firstborn — The house on marshland — Descending figure — The triumph of Achilles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780880014779
Author:
Gluck, Louise
Publisher:
Ecco Press
Author:
Glueck, Louise
Author:
by Louise Gluck
Location:
Hopewell, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
1260-32
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 9.8125 in 4.64 oz

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