The pupil: poems

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Alfred A. Knopf, Oct 30, 2001 - Poetry - 91 pages
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A startling new collection of poems by the celebrated poet evokes lost youth, memory, and the beauty of the natural world. 10,000 first printing.

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The pupil: poems

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A member of the awe-inspiring generation of American poets born in the 1920s others include John Ashbery, Adrienne Rich, James Wright, James Merrill, A.R. Ammons, and Allen Ginsberg Merwin remains ... Read full review

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Prophecy
3
In the Open
16
The Open Land
29
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

W. S. Merwin has been awarded most of the major prizes in American poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Bollingen Prize, and the Tanning Prize for mastery in the art of poetry. He and his wife live on Maui, where he tends to his writing and to his garden of rare and endangered palm trees.

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