W. S. Merwin

Winner, 2005 National Book Awards
Finalist, National Book Awards 1975
Finalist, National Book Awards 1974
Finalist, National Book Awards 1968
Finalist, National Book Awards 1964
Finalist, National Book Awards 1971
Finalist, 1957 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1953 National Book Awards

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Migration: New and Selected Poems

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ISBN 9781556592614 Copper Canyon Press

In his career, Merwin has migrated within the universe of poetry, moving from solidly constructed, tactile, and dramatic works to airy, abstract, unpunctuated, and contemplative poems, a journey beautifully mapped here in selections from 15 previous collections, capped by a gathering of new poems. More about this book >

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The Lice

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ISBN 978-1556594984 Copper Canyon Press /
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A Mask for Janus

A Mask for Janus by W.S. Merwin book cover
ISBN 9780404538491 Yale University Press

A Mask for Janus (1952), was Merwin's first collection of poetry and was selected for publication by W.H. Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets award. More about this book >

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