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The evolution of the flightless bird

Author: Richard Kenney; James Merrill
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1984] ©1984
Series: Yale series of younger poets, v. 79.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This winning volume in the 1983 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition reflects a personal evolution in the poet's life. The first section, "The Hours of the Day," is a long meditative sequence set in Vermont. The second section, "First Poems," is a group of eight lyrics, ending with the title poem. The next section, "Heroes," is a narrative quartet, with two poems from history and two from life, dealing with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kenney, Richard.
Evolution of the flightless bird.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)806771498
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kenney; James Merrill
ISBN: 0300031483 9780300031485 0300031521 9780300031522
OCLC Number: 10045401
Description: xii, 68 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Yale series of younger poets, v. 79.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Richard Kenney ; foreword by James Merrill.

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Features poems such as "The Hours of the Day", "First Poems", "Heroes", and "Notes from Greece". "The Hours of the Day" is a long meditative sequence set in Vermont; here the square-shaped poems  Read more...
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