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Of No Country I Know New and Selected Poems and Translations

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ISBN-10: 0226244873

ISBN-13: 9780226244877

Edition: 1999

Authors: David Ferry

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David Ferry's Of No Country I Know provides a gathering of the work of one of the great American voices. This is Ferry's fullest and most resonant text, demonstrating the depth and breadth of 40 years in a life of poetry.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 0.62" wide x 0.93" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

David Ferry's "Of No Country I Know: New & Selected Poems & Translations" won the 2000 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. He has translated "The Odes of Horace" (FSG, 1997), "The Eclogues of Virgil" (FSG, 1999), & "Gilgamesh" (FSG, 1992).

New Poems and Translations
What's Playing Tonight Character Analysis of Mary in Earlier Life
At Lake Hopatcong Wolf Woman Little Vietnam
Futurist Poem Song of the Drunkard Movie Star Peter at the Supper for Street People On a Poem by Arthur R. Gold Wallenda Backyard Dog
The License Plate An Alphabet
My Harvest An Autumn Afternoon
Courtesy Down by the River
Halfte des Lebens An die Parzen
Roman Elegy X News from Mount Amiata
About Sylvia's Stories and Teaching
She Speaks Across the Years That
Evening at Dinner Multas per gentes Shubshi-meshre-Shakkan Old People
The Chair from On The Way to The Island (1960)
The Late-Hour Poem
The Bird
The Soldier At a Bar Out in the Cold
A Farewell In the Dark Learning from History
Augury The Embarkation for Cythera On the Way to the Island Quand vous serez bien vieille
The Crippled Girl
The Rose Musings of Mind and Body
Poems of Marianne Moore Johnson on Pope Dog and Fox
The Unawkward Singers
What It Does
By the Sea Shore
The Beach at Evening Descriptive Aubade Envoi Strangers: A Book of Poems (1983)
A Tomb at Tarquinia At the Bus Stop
Eurydice Ellery Street My Mother's Dying Several Voices A Night-Time River Road
On a Sunday Morning Sculptures by Dimitri Hadzi Evening News I Evening News II
Caprimulgidae A Charm On Haystack Mountain
The Waiting Table Talk Cythera In Eden
A Walk in the Woods Seen Through a Window Out at Lanesville
To Sestius La Farandola dei Fanciulli In Balance
A Telephone Call At the Hospital At the Hospital To Sally At the Hospital
After Spotsylvania Court House Photographs from a Book: Six Poems Graveyard Counterpart
Rereading Old Writing
Dwelling Places: Poems and Translations (1993)
Strabo Reading Megasthenes Dives
The Guest Ellen at the Supper for Street People Committee Civilization and Its Discontents
The Blind People
The Proselyte
A Young Woman Goodnight Nocturnal Abyss
Name Of Rhyme Epigram Autumn Garden Dog Horses Unos Caballos Roof
A Morning Song Of Violets Levis Exsurgit Zephirus Herbsttag
The Lesson In the Garden Roman Elegy VIII
When We Were Children
Harvesters Resting Mary in Old Age
Prayer to the Gods of the Night Envoi from Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse (1992)
Tablet VII
Tablet VIII from The Odes of Horace: A Translation (1997)
To Leuconoe (i.11)
To Varus (i.18)
To the Republic (i.14)
Cleopatra (i.37)
Of the God's Power (i.34)
To Tyndaris (i.17)
To His Lyre (i.32)
To Virgil (i.24) from The Eclogues of Virgil (1999)
Eclogue Five Eclogue Nine Two Epistles of Horace (1998-)
To Florus (ii.2)
Envoi (i.13)