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American Poets Project #17: Samuel Menashe: New and Selected Poems

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Born in New York city in 1925, Samuel Menashe has practiced his art of compression and crystallization (in Derek Mahon's phrase) in poems that are brief in form but startingly wide-ranging and profound in their engagement with ultimate questions. Dana Gioia has written: Menashe is essentially a religious poet, though one without an orthodox creed. Nearly every poem he has ever published radiates a heightened religious awareness. Samuel Menashe is the first recipient of the Neglected Masters Award established by The Poetry Foundation, and this volume is published in conjunction with that honor.

About the Author

Christopher Ricks is professor of humanities at Boston University and most recently author of Dylan’s Visions of Sin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931082853
Editor:
Ricks, Christopher
Publisher:
Library of America
Editor:
Ricks, Christopher
Author:
Menashe, Samuel
Author:
Wharton, Edith
Author:
Ricks, Christopher
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B-Hardcover
Series:
American Poets Project
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
7.88x4.84x.66 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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