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New and Selected Poems

New and Selected Poems( )
Author: Oliver, Mary
ISBN:978-0-8070-6877-9
Publication Date:Sep 2018
Publisher:Beacon Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

This is a collection of poems by the award-winning poet, Mary Oliver whose style has been compared with Emily Dickson.

Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.835 x 2.007 cm
Book Weight:0.384 Kilograms
Author Biography
Oliver, Mary (Author)
Mary Oliver was born in Cleveland, Ohio on September 10, 1935. She attended Ohio State University and Vassar College, but did not receive a degree. Her first collection of poems, No Voyage and Other Poems, was published in 1963. She wrote more than 20 volumes of poetry including The River Styx, Ohio; The Leaf and the Cloud; Evidence; Blue Horses; and Felicity. She received several awards including the Pulitzer Prize for American Primitive, the Christopher Award and the L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award for House of Light, and the National Book Award for New and Selected Poems.

Her books of prose include A Poetry Handbook, Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse, and Long Life: Essays and Other Writings. She held the Catharine Osgood Foster Chair for Distinguished Teaching at Bennington College from 1995 to 2001. She died on January 17, 2019 at the age of 83.

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