The Long Home
By (author) Christian Wiman
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Long Home by Christian Wiman
Book DescriptionPoetry. Christian Wiman is perhaps best known as the editor of Poetry, but THE LONG HOME won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Price and is responsible for putting Wiman on the literary map. Reissued to coincide with the publication of AMBITION AND SURVIVAL: BECOMING A POET, this stunning collection confirms Wiman's status as one of the most remarkable poets of his generation. "Joseph Campbell once said that what we seek is not the meaning of life but the feeling of being alive, the experience of the living moment. In page after page of THE LONG HOME, Wiman renders such moments"--The Sewanee Review.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781556592690
Paperback / softback
(217mm x 141mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Copper Canyon Press
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Christian Wiman
Hammer Is the Prayer, Hardback (December 2016)
"The selected poems of American poet Christian Wiman"--
My Bright Abyss, Paperback / softback (June 2014)» View all books by Christian Wiman
A passionate meditation on the consolations and disappointments of religion and poetry. Wiman, an award-winning poet and the editor of "Poetry" magazine, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he began to question what his Christian beliefs and his love of poetry could really do.
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Author Biography - Christian Wiman
Christian Wiman was born and raised in west Texas. His poetry and criticism appears widely in magazines, including The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and Slate. His first book won the Nicholas Roerich Prize, and he has won the Ruth Lilly and Wallace Stegner Fellowships. He lives in Chicago, where he is the editor of Poetry magazine.
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