The Morning of the Poem

The Morning of the Poem

by James Schuyler


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"The flowers, trees, birds, clouds, and effects of light that Schuyler describes with such élan, even if only glimpsed from the window of his apartment, could easily be transposed to the poetry written in Japan or Persia many centuries ago. Even more, his culture and learning, worn so lightly as almost to pass unnoticed, link his verse to other and larger traditions, as in this reflection on Baudelaire – clearly intended as an artistic credo of sorts ..." - Open Letters Monthly

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374516222
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 04/01/1981
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

James Schuyler (1923-91) received the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for The Morning of the Poem in 1981.

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