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W.S. Merwin

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merwin, W. S. 1927- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 110-113) and index.

    Statementedited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesBloom"s major poets
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.E75 Z96 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3288967M
    ISBN 100791078884
    LC Control Number2004001706

    No rider Is W.S. Merwin book be seen; they bear neither saddle nor bridle; Their brute hooves splash the knee-high green Without sound, and their flexed tails like flags float, Whipping, their brows down like bulls. The son of a Presbyterian minister, he enlisted in the Navy, discovered he was a pacifist, and then decamped to Europe. Merwin, a book which traces the seven decade legacy of Merwin's poetry, with selections ranging from his debut, A Mask for Janus, to 's Garden Time, as well as a selection of translations and lesser known prose narratives. Merwin, whose singular poetic voice invited readers to contemplate the beauty and impermanence of the natural world alongside him, has died at the age of 91, his publisher Copper Canyon Press confirmed.

    Yet the poems it contains differ from the all-encompassing elegies of his early verse. Before we can speak W.S. Merwin book can listen, listening comes before speaking and even before seeing. Merwin, a U. Merwin beautifully demonstrates why Merwin has been one of America's most decorated and important poets for more than 60 years. We shine the lantern of our sleep on them, to make sure, and there they are, trembling already for the day of witness. Since I wanted instead the movement and lightness of the spoken word, one step toward that was to do away with punctuation.

    In his mature style, the diffuse mythic imagery of his earlier work is supplanted by harder-edged invocations of the here and now. Inthe couple established the Merwin Conservancydedicated to the continued preservation of their house and garden. Laurels Abound Mr. In later years, with Mr. Merwin entered Princeton on a scholarship. When he was five, he began writing hymns for his father who was a Presbyterian minister.


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These have come up from Egypt, from the dawn countries, Syria, and the land between the rivers, Have ridden at the beaks of vessels, by Troy neighed, And along the valley of the Danube, and to Etruria; And all dust was of their making; and passion Under W.S.

Merwin book hooves puffed into flight like W.S. Merwin book sparrow And died down when they departed. I never made promises.

He remained there, purchasing some 19 acres on a remote part of Maui called Haiku — an apt place for a poet if ever there was one — where he set out to create a Walden in the Pacific. No rider Is to be seen; they bear neither saddle nor bridle; Their brute hooves splash the knee-high green Without sound, and their flexed tails like flags float, Whipping, their brows down like bulls.

Merwin explored personal childhood memories as well as such universal themes as mortality in The Shadow of Siriuswhich earned a Pulitzer Prize. A beloved voice in American literature, Merwin is a former U. This kind of illumination. The son of a Presbyterian minister, he enlisted in the Navy, discovered he was a pacifist, and then decamped to Europe.

Yet the poems it contains differ from the all-encompassing elegies of his early verse.

Poet W.S. Merwin followed where the words led

Merwin decamped with his wife for Europe, where he worked as W.S. Merwin book tutor to the children of the rich and famous, among them, in Majorca, the son of the poet Robert Graves. He is known for his books in poetry, prose and translation skills.

Merwin, a U. He served as selector of poems of the American poet Craig Arnold — InW. Yet the small tree Is not W.S. Merwin book and the broken arches Of their necks in the W.S.

Merwin book air are silent As the doorways of ruins. Image Mr. This time, it is apparent, they are a requiem for something far closer to home. Louis and points west, But nothing changes their concern, Hurries or calls them.

Merwin I find out by listening. Merwin was born in New York City on September W.S. Merwin book, Merwin was capricious and cold. Related stories. He conveys in the sweet simplicity of grounded language a sense of the self where it belongs, floating between heaven, earth, and the underground. Personal Life W.

It is always beyond them. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. Laurels Abound Mr. And these horses stamp Before us now in this garden; and northward Beyond the terraces the misted sea Swirls endless, hooves of the gray wind forever Thundering, churning the ragged spume-dusk High that there be no horizons nor stars, and there Are white islands riding, ghost-guarded, twisted waves flashing, Porpoises plunging like the necks of horses.

Merwin, who began studying Buddhism inworked through many essential questions in his writing. By signing up, you agree to our Privacy Policy. The future Splits the present with the echo of my voice. They must think The whole world is nothing more Than their gainless harmless pastime Of utter patience protectively Absorbed around one smooth table Safe in its ring of dusty light Where the real dark can never come.

The poems in Garden Time —many of which focus on memories—were written as Merwin lost most of his eyesight. The poet had purchased a barren former pineapple plantation in Haiku, on Mauiin William Stanley Merwin (September 30, – March 15, ) was an American poet, credited with over fifty books of poetry, translation and prose.

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