Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems: Selected Poems

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From the recollections of his youth in Michigan to the visionary longings of the poems written just before his death, Theodore Roethke embarked on a quest to restore wholeness to a self that seemed irreparably broken. In the words of editor Edward Hirsch, "He courted the irrational and embraced what is most vulnerable in life." Hirsch's selection and perceptive introduction illuminate the daring and intensity of a poet who, in poems such as "My Papa's Waltz" and "The Lost Son," reached back into the abyss of childhood in ...

Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems: Selected Poems 2005, Library of America, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781931082785

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