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The wonder of Marilyn Hacker's poems...is that she insists upon the rawness of experience and the metamorphosis of form with equal fervor and makes them both speak with the same voice. The result, again and again, is a poem of intense intimacy, beauty and authority."--W. S. Merwin

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The first three books of one of our best poets, including her National Book Award-winning volume Presentation Piece, plus Separations and Taking Notice.

Synopsis:

The wonder of Marilyn Hacker's poems...is that she insists upon the rawness of experience and the metamorphosis of form with equal fervor and makes them both speak with the same voice. The result, again and again, is a poem of intense intimacy, beauty and authority."'"W. S. Merwin

About the Author

Marilyn Hacker lives in Paris and New York, where she teaches at City College of New York.

Table of Contents

Presentation piece — Separations — Taking notice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393324327
Author:
Hacker, Marilyn
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poems.
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
2001]
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.22x5.48x.81 in. .60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The first three books of one of our best poets, including her National Book Award-winning volume Presentation Piece, plus Separations and Taking Notice.
"Synopsis" by , The wonder of Marilyn Hacker's poems...is that she insists upon the rawness of experience and the metamorphosis of form with equal fervor and makes them both speak with the same voice. The result, again and again, is a poem of intense intimacy, beauty and authority."'"W. S. Merwin
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