The bridge: a poem

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Liveright, 1970 - Poetry - 76 pages
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Review: The Bridge: A Poem

User Review  - Helen - Goodreads

Classic American poetry at its finest, with cameos by Pocahontas, Rip Van Winkle, and Walt Whitman. Crane captures the freedom and schizophrenic manic nature of America and her people. Read full review

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User Review  - Seth Kupchick - Goodreads

I listen to a lot of pop radio on my pizza delivery job and lately there's a number one song they play be New Direction all of the time called 'The Story of my Life," and the lyric goes 'when I die ... Read full review

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About the author (1970)

Born in Ohio, Hart Crane's early life was filled with change and trauma. His family's many moves and his parents' divorce turned him to writing at age 13. In 1923, Crane moved to New York, where he published his first book of poetry, White Buildings, in 1926. In 1930 he published The Bridge, considered by most to be his best work. That same year he won the Levinson Prize from Poetry Magazine; he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1931. Crane's life ended in 1932 when he committed suicide by drowning. He jumped from a ship as he was returning to the United States from a trip to Mexico.

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