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Maxine Kumin Selected Poems, 1960-1990

Maxine Kumin Selected Poems, 1960-1990( )
Author: Kumin, Maxine
ISBN:978-0-393-04073-9
Publication Date:May 1997
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $38.95
Book Description:

Since the publication of her first book of poetry, Halfway, Maxine Kumin has been powerfully and fruitfully engaged in the "stuff of life that matters": family, friendship, the bond between the human and natural worlds, and the themes of loss and survival.

Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17 x 24.3 x 2.78 cm
Book Weight:0.686 Kilograms
Author Biography
Kumin, Maxine (Author)
Maxine Kumin was born in Philadelphia in 1925. She received a BA and a MA from Radcliffe College. In the 1950s, she enrolled in a poetry writing course at the Boston Center for Adult Education. The course led to the publication of poems in Harper's and The New Yorker. Her first collection of poems, Halfway, was published in 1961. Her other poetry collections include Where I Live: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010, Still to Mow, and And Short the Season. She received several awards including the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Robert Frost Medal, and the Pulitzer Prize for Up Country: Poems of New England. She also wrote four novels, short stories, a memoir entitled Inside the Halo and Beyond: The Anatomy of a Recovery, essay collections, and children's books. She died of natural causes on February 6, 2014 at the age of 88.

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