Supplication PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Supplication free pdf "There is no doubt in my mind or in anyone's mind who knows these poems well that they are major American poetry and will be in anthologies for one hundred years, I mean that good."Allen Ginsberg"A graceful rigor seems to be Wieners' natural mode- we feel the force of deliberation in his most free formshe is never casual. The grace is miraculous, for he aims at intensities, by orders that shape and then restrict feeling to the ardent."Robert Duncan"What moves us is not the darkness of the world in which the poems were written by the pity and terror and joy that is beauty in the poems themselves. . . . In Wieners the glamor is in the word-music itself."Denise Levertov"Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners "gathers work by one of the most significant poets of the Black Mountain and Beat generation. Includes poems that have previously never been published, the full text of the 1958 edition of his influential "The Hotel Wentley Poems," plus poems from rare sources, facsimiles, notes, and collages by Wieners. An invaluable collection for new and old fans.John Wieners (19342002) was a founding member of the "New American" poetry that flourished in America after the Second World War. Upon graduating from Boston College in 1954, Wieners enrolled in the final class of Black Mountain College. Following Black Mountain's closure in 1956, he founded the small magazine "Measure "(19571962) and embarked on a peripatetic life, participating in poetry communities in Boston, San Francisco, New York, and Buffalo throughout the late 1950s and 1960s, before settling at 44 Joy Street in Boston in 1972. He is the author of seven collections of poetry, three one-act plays, and numerous broadsides, pamphlets, uncollected poems, and journals. Robert Creeley described Wieners as "the greatest poet of emotion" of their time."

About John Wieners

John Wieners (19342002) was a founding member of the New American poetry that flourished in America after the Second World War. Upon graduating from Boston College in 1954, Wieners enrolled in the final class of Black Mountain College. Following Black Mountain s closure in 1956, he founded the small magazine Measure (19571962) and embarked on a peripatetic life, participating in poetry communities in Boston, San Francisco, New York, and Buffalo throughout the late 1950s and 1960s, before settling in Boston in 1972. He is the author of seven collections of poetry, three one-act plays, and numerous broadsides, pamphlets, uncollected poems, and journals. Robert Creeley once described Wieners as the greatest poet of emotion of their time. Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of six books, including "The Inside of an Apple, " "Take It," "Shake" and two collaborations with Matthew Rohrer: "Nice Hat. Thanks." and "Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty." He is an editor at Wave Books and has translated numerous works of poetry and prose, including "Poker" by Tomaz Salamun, which was a finalist for the PEN America Poetry in Translation Award, and "Five Meters of Poems" by Carlos Oquendo de Amat. He is also the recipient of numerous other awards, including a NYFA fellowship and a Pushcart Prize. He lives in Seattle and New York. CAConrad is the author of "ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness," "A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon," and "The Book of Frank," as well as several other books of poetry and essays. A 2014 Lannan Fellow, a 2013 MacDowell Fellow, and a 2011 Pew Fellow, he also conducts workshops on (Soma)tic poetry and Ecopoetics. Robert Dewhurst, a poet and scholar, holds a doctorate from the Poetics Program at the University at Buffalo. He has edited numerous small-press publications, most recently serving as the poetry editor of Semiotext(e)'s "Animal Shelter." He lives in LA, where he is preparing a forthcoming biography and edition of collected poems of John Wieners."

Details Book

Author : John Wieners
Publisher : Wave Books
Data Published : 13 October 2015
ISBN : 1940696186
EAN : 9781940696188
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 216 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Supplication



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Collected Poems, 1951-2006 free pdfCollected Poems, 1951-2006

    This Collected Poems includes the work of fourteen volumes of poetry. from Stead's first collection. Whether the Will is Free. to The Black River of 2007. In addition. it reprints 22 early previously uncollected poems that date from 1951 to 1961..


  • The Best American Poetry 2012 free pdfThe Best American Poetry 2012

    Mark Doty brings the vitality and imagination that illuminate his own work to his selections for the twenty-fifth volume in the Best American Poetry series. He has chosen poems of high moral earnestness and poems in a comic register- poems that tell stories and poems that test the boundaries of innovative composition..


  • Mountain Poems of Stonehouse free pdfMountain Poems of Stonehouse

    ""The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse" [is] a tough-spirited book of enlightened free verse."--"Kyoto Journal"The Zen master and mountain hermit Stonehouse--considered one of the greatest Chinese Buddhist poets--used poetry as his medium of instruction..


  • The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse free pdfThe Mountain Poems of Stonehouse

    Winner of the 2015 Washington State Book Award in Poetry Translation""The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse" [is] a tough-spirited book of enlightened free verse.""Kyoto Journal"The Zen master and mountain hermit Stonehouseconsidered one of the greatest Chinese Buddhist poetsused poetry as his medium of instruction..


  • Selected Poems free pdfSelected Poems

    This volume contains John Ashbery's own selection drawn from ten collections of his poetry. including short lyrics. haiku. prose poems. a selection from "Shadow Train" and several of his major long poems..


  • Supplication free pdfSupplication

    . "There is no doubt in my mind or in anyone's mind who knows these poems well that they are major American poetry and will be in anthologies for one hundred years, I mean that good."Allen Ginsberg"A