New And Selected Poems

New And Selected Poems The present volume replaces his Selected Poems and contains in addition poems from the last years Winner most recently of a Lannan Literary Award Justice has been the recipient of almo

  • Title: New And Selected Poems
  • Author: Donald Justice
  • ISBN: 9780679765981
  • Page: 190
  • Format: Paperback
  • The present volume replaces his 1980 Selected Poems and contains, in addition, poems from the last 15 years.Winner most recently of a 1996 Lannan Literary Award, Justice has been the recipient of almost every contemporary grant and prize for poetry, from the Lamont to the Bollingen and the Pulitzer.

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    1. In "American Scene," one of his several homages to Henry James, Justice envisions the "Master" in a California hotel, "brooding on the continent he has crossed." Justice has recently crossed the divide into retirement from a teaching career that produced at least two generations of poets; many think of Justice as the Master whose scrutinizing shadow continues "falling / Beautifully down the pages of [their] calling." But to read this collection is to discover more than one Justice, each an objec [...]

    2. Rarely does a poem, not less a book of poems, make me laugh out loud with spontaneous delight, but this does.

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