1970
Label: Caedmon Records - TC 1295 • Format: Vinyl LP, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Non-Music • Style: Spoken Word, Poetry
Noahs Raven - W. S. Merwin - W.S. Merwin Reading His Poetry (Vinyl, LP)

W.S. Merwin's Second Four Books of Poems includes some of the most startlingly original and influential poetry of the second half of this century, a poetry that has moved, as Richard Howard has written, "from preterition to presence to prophecy." Other books by M.S. Merwin available from Consortium: East Window (Copper Canyon Press), Cited by: 9.

 · American poet W.S. Merwin served as U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry from at the Library of Congress. This guide provides access to selected print and online resources related to Merwin’s life and work.

Preface: I attended a W. S. Merwin poetry reading at San Jose State University around I was learning how to write free verse back then and bought several of Merwin's books— The Carrier of Ladders, A Mask for Janus, The Compass Flowers, and Finding the autographed all these books for me. I also attended one of his workshops at the time, even though my poems were .

 · W.S. Merwin does not explain longing; his poem merely asserts it. In A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments, Roland Barthes writes “From word to word, I struggle to put ‘into other words’ the ipseity of my Image at whose end my final philosophy can only be to recognize—and to practice—tautology. The adorable is what is adorable.

 · To support the preservation of W.S. Merwin’s legacy and our efforts to preserve his home and palm forest for future generations, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to The Merwin Conservancy. Featured photo “Raven” by Jarkko Järvinen is used under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC The original photo is found ted Reading Time: 1 min.


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  1. W.S. Merwin reading his poems with comment in the Coolidge Auditorium, Nov. 17, Summary Mr. Merwin comments on poetry, language, and his own work and then reads twenty-nine of his poems. Contributor Names Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), Meredith, William, Rector, Liam,

  2. Since launching his career by winning the Yale Younger Poets Award , W. S. Merwin has authored dozens of books of poetry, prose, and translation. A beloved voice in American literature, Merwin is a former U.S. Poet Laureate and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize/5(73).

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