Synopses & Reviews
This volume represents virtually all of Wilburs published poetry to date, including his six earlier collections, twenty-seven new poems, and a cantata. Winner of the 1989 Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry.
Twenty-seven new poems are collected here, alongside the author's text for William Schuman's cantata for the Statue of Liberty and his six earlier volumes of poetry.
About the Author
RICHARD WILBUR, one of Americas most beloved poets, has served as poet laureate of the United States. He has received the National Book Award, two Pulitzer Prizes, the National Arts Club medal of honor for literature, and a number of translation prizes, including two Bollingen Prizes and two awards from PEN.