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by A. R. Ammons
Pages: 121 pages
Publisher: Norton & Co; 1st edition (August 1, 1993)
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Archie Randolph Ammons (February 18, 1926 – February 25, 2001) was an American poet who won the annual National Book Award for Poetry in 1973 and 1993.
Archie Randolph Ammons (February 18, 1926 – February 25, 2001) was an American poet who won the annual National Book Award for Poetry in 1973 and 1993. Ammons wrote about humanity's relationship to nature in alternately comic and solemn tones. His poetry often addresses religious and philosophical matters and scenes involving nature, almost in a Transcendental fashion.
A. R. Ammons's poem with the unforgettable title is a defense of meaning-'this,' the poet says, 'are awash in ideality. Garbage is an epic of ideas: all life-not that of human beings alone, but every species-is shown to be part of an ultimate reality. Eternity is here and now. The argument ranges widely with a wealth of images taken from science, and the world around us, the wr "A.
As the citation for the 1993 National Book Award for Poetry said, "Garbage is an epic of ideas: all life-not that of human beings alone, but of every species-is shown to be part of an ultimate reality.
Ammons wrote his first poems while serving aboard a Navy destroyer .
Ammons wrote his first poems while serving aboard a Navy destroyer during World War II. After the war, he completed his education, then held a variety of jobs before beginning his teaching career at Cornell University in 1964. Ammons once told the Winston-Salem Journal and Sentinel: I never dreamed of being a Poet poet. It may very well be a great on. .perhaps even superior to his previous long masterwork, Tape for the Turn of the Year.
ISBN13: 9780393312034 ISBN10: 0393312038 Condition: Standard.
Citation for the 1993 National Book Award for Poetry. Other Titles of Interest. Collected Poems: 1951-1971. From the publisher: A reissue of a body of work spanning two decades from one. Tape for the Turn of the Year: A Poem. Ian Sansom writes: In a power-rhyming slap-happy parody of Thirties.
Ammons published his first book of poems, Ommateum: With Doxology, in 1955. He went on to publish nearly thirty collections, including Bosh and Flapdoodle (W. W. Norton, 2005); Glare (1997); Garbage (1993), which won the National Book Award and the Library of Congress's Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry; A Coast of Trees (1981), which received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry; Sphere. 1974), which received the Bollingen Prize; and Collected Poems 1951-1971 (1972), which won the National Book Award.
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