Collected and New Poems
By (author) David Wagoner
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Traveling Light by David Wagoner
Book Description'David Wagoner has won the acclaim of his peers and been compared with some of the most gifted poets in the English language: Emily Dickinson, James Wright, Robert Frost, Theodore Roethke. "The Antioch Review" has ascribed to him a 'profoundly earthbound sanity', while "Publishers Weekly" credits him with a 'plainspoken formal virtuosity' and a 'consistent, pragmatic clarity of perception'. His collections have garnered Poetry's Levinson and Union League Prizes, the Ruth Lilly Prize, and nominations for the American Book Award and the National Book Award'.'For his most recent collection, "Walt Whitman Bathing", Wagoner was honored with the Ohioana Book Award in the category of poetry. Witty, eloquent, and insightful, "Traveling Light" offers new and familiar treasures from a master observer of both the natural and the human worlds. In a style by turns direct and intricate, Wagoner distills the essential emotions from people's encounters with each other, with nature, and with themselves. Through his compassionate but unblinking eyes, we see ourselves and the world that surrounds us more sharply delineated'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252068034
(5830mm x 3895mm x 585mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David Wagoner
After the Point of No Return, Paperback / softback (April 2012)
"David Wagoner's study of American nostalgias is as eloquent as that of James Wright." --Harold Bloom
Best American Poetry, Paperback (November 2009)
Award-winning poet Wagoner and renowned editor Lehman present the 22nd edition of the Best American Poetry series--a best' anthology that really lives up to its title ("Chicago Tribune").
Map of the Night, Paperback (June 2008)» View all books by David Wagoner
Perceptive verses infused with vitality and wry wit
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