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ISBN-10: 0811218716

ISBN-13: 9780811218719

Edition: 2011

Authors: Louis Zukofsky, Barry Ahearn

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River that must turn full after I stop dying Song, my song, raise grief to music Light as my lovesrs" thought, the few sick So sick of wrangling: thus weeping, Sounds of light, stay in her keeping And my sonrs"s face this much for honor - from " ls"Ars"-11" At long last, here is the whole of Louis Zukofskyrs"s epic masterpiece "A" back inprint with misprints corrected and a new, fresh introduction by the noted scholarBarry Ahearn. No other poem in the English language is filled with as much dailylove, light, intellect, and music. As William Carlos Williams once wrote of Zukofskyrs"s poetry, "I hear a new music of verse stretching out into the future."
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 1/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 846
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.00" long x 2.20" tall
Weight: 2.816
Language: English

James Hendler is Director of Semantic Web and Agent Technology, Maryland Information and Network Dynamics Laboratory, University of Maryland.Louis Zukofsky first achieved a reputation in the literary world during the 1920s, when Ezra Pound published his work in Exile. Later he became editor of Poetry, in which, in 1931, he actively promoted the as yet relatively unknown William Carlos Williams and Kenneth Rexroth, among others. Zukofsky was born in New York City and received both his A.B. and M.A. degrees from Columbia University and taught for two years at the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. Zukofsky's poetry is notoriously difficult, although it continues to generate its defenders and a…