The Complete Poems of James Dickey

The Complete Poems of James Dickey is an authoritative edition of all 331 poems published by one of America s most distinguished poets, collected in one volume for the first time Dickey s most admired and most anthologized poems such as The Performance, Cherrylog Road, The Firebombing, Falling, and May Day Sermon along with his epic poem The Zodiac are placedThe Complete Poems of James Dickey is an authoritative edition of all 331 poems published by one of America s most distinguished poets, collected in one volume for the first time Dickey s most admired and most anthologized poems such as The Performance, Cherrylog Road, The Firebombing, Falling, and May Day Sermon along with his epic poem The Zodiac are placed in chronological order of publication, affording a poetic autobiography that reveals the intellectual development and the constant experimentation of an iconic American literary figure.This collection includes 93 poems Dickey did not publish in The Whole Motion 1992 , 238 poems that he collected as an overview of his whole career The Complete Poems of James Dickey also includes an apparatus listing publication data and textual variants for the poems, as well as explanatory notes placing Dickey s poetry in biographical and historical context Edited with an introduction by Ward Briggs, this authoritative and complete edition will be the definitive primary source for Dickey s poetry.This collection includes a foreword by poet Richard Howard, president of the PEN American Center and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his 1969 collection, Untitled Subjects.
The Complete Poems of James Dickey The Complete Poems of James Dickey is an authoritative edition of all poems published by one of America s most distinguished poets collected in one volume for the first time Dickey s most admired

  • Title: The Complete Poems of James Dickey
  • Author: James Dickey
  • ISBN: 9781611170979
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “The Complete Poems of James Dickey”

    1. This is really a magnificent collection of my father's poetry. Although many of the best poems are available in other anthologies (the best being Poems 57-67 and Selected Poems) this elegantly produced, massive volume, with extensive, detailed and often amusing notes by the outstanding scholar and close Dickey friend Ward Briggs somehow transforms the whole reading experience. I will be on Here and Now, carried by many NPR stations, on Friday April 12th talking about the book, the poems, and my [...]

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