Galway Kinnell's poetry has always been marked by richness of language, devotion to the things and creatures of the world, and an effort to transform every understanding into the universality of art.Galway Kinnell's poetry has always been marked by richness of language, devotion to the things and creatures of the world, and an effort to transform every understanding into the universality of art.Read Less
New. This item is printed on demand. The Book of Nightmares, a long visionary poem in ten parts comprised of seven strophes each, was first published in 1971 and is generally regarded as Galway Kinnell's masterpiece.
New. Signed by author. Reaminder mark, bottom edge. SIGNED October 1, 2011, on receiving the Sarah Josepha Hale Award, Newport NH. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 88 p. Audience: General/trade. Visionary poem in 10 parts, 7 strophes each, considered by critics then in 1971 as Galway Kinnell's best. He expresses rage, satire, and tenderness. Kinnell was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and shared the National Book Award for his earlier "Selected Poems; and he has been a MacArthur Fellow. He lives in Vermont.
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