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A reader"s guide to the poetry of Richard Wilbur

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University of Alabama Press , Tuscaloosa
Wilbur, Richard, 1921- -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals,
Statementby Rodney Stenning Edgecombe.
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LC ClassificationsPS3545.I32165 Z65 1995
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Pagination180 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL1111418M
ISBN 10081730715X
LC Control Number94037229

Richard Wilbur was born on March 1, in New York City. One of the most lauded and honored poets of 20th century American verse, Wilbur was the second poet laureate of the United States, succeeding Robert Penn Warren. Daniel Boorstin, the Librarian of Congress, announced Wilbur as “a poet for all of us, whose elegant words brim with wit and paradox.”.

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A comprehensive critical guide to the poetry of Richard Wilbur, United States poet laureate. This survey is unified by its focus on two central concerns of Wilbur's poetry, namely the synthesis of matter and spirit and the reconciliation of regional and cosmopolitan viewpoints.

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RICHARD WILBUR, one of America's most beloved poets, has served as poet laureate of the United States. He has received the National Book Award, two Pulitzer Prizes, the National Arts Club medal of honor for literature, and a number of translation prizes, including two /5(3).

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Books Go Search Hello Select your address /5(4). "Collected Poems is the indispensable Wilbur. The emergence of a poet like Wilbur as a hero to a new generation of critics is cause for hope: that readers, not gatekeepers, might rediscover poems written in the spirit of generosity and care, and disciplined by the idea of an uncaptive audience."—The New York Times Book ReviewBrand: HMH Books.