A Thickness of Particulars: The Poetry of Anthony Hecht

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A Thickness of Particulars: The Poetry of Anthony Hecht is the first book-length study of one of the great formal poets of the later twentieth century (1923-2004). Making use of Hecht's correspondence, which the author edited, it situates Hecht's writings in the context of pre- and post-World-War II verse, including poetry written by W. H. Auden, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, James Merrill, and Richard Wilbur. In nine chapters, the book ranges over Hecht's full career, with special emphasis placed on the effects of ...

A Thickness of Particulars: The Poetry of Anthony Hecht 2015, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199660711

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