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Collected Poems, 1951 - 1971

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ISBN-10: 0393321924

ISBN-13: 9780393321920

Edition: 1972 (Reprint)

Authors: A. R. Ammons, A. Ammons

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A reissue of a body of work spanning two decades from one of our most treasured poets.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1972
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 418
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Archie Randolph Ammons, 1926 - Poet and teacher A. R. Ammons was born in North Carolina in 1926. He served his country during World War II aboard a U.S. Navy destroyer escort in the South Pacific, which is where he began writing poetry. After he returned from duty, he attended Wake Forest College, North Carolina and the University of California, Berkley. He began teaching at Cornell University in 1964 and, in 1971, became a Goldwin Smith Professor of Poetry there. Ammons has authored nearly 30 books of poetry and some of those titles include "Garbage" (1993), which won the National Book Award and the Library of Congress's Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry; "A Coast of Trees"…