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The Great Fires: Poems, 1982-1992

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JOYCE'S MOTTO has had much fame but few apostles. Among them, there has been Jack Gilbert and his orthodoxy, a strictness that has required of this poet, now in the seventh decade of his severe life, the penalty of his having had almost no fame at all. In an era that puts before the artist so many sleek and official temptations, keeping unflinchingly to a code of "silence, exile, and cunning" could not have been managed without a show of strictness well beyond the reach of the theater of the coy. The "far, stubborn, ...

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The Great Fires: Poems, 1982-1992 1996, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679747673

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The Great Fires: Poems, 1982-1992 1994, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679425762

Hardcover