Ommateum, with Doxology

Ommateum, with Doxology

by A. R. Ammons

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Overview

“Oracular, almost biblical at times, and as deeply embedded in the particulars of nature as the superb later poetry.”—John Ashbery


This reissue of A. R. Ammons’s debut, published five decades ago in a rare edition, with its penetrating “Whitmanian chants . . . holds in it the mystery of his gradual development into a major American poet, who will be read by the most discerning until the last syllable of recorded time” (Harold Bloom).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393330540
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/17/2008
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

A. R. Ammons’s (1926–2001) was a two-time winner of the National Book Award and the recipient of a National Book Critics Circle Award. His many additional honors include the Academy of American Poets’ Wallace Stevens Award, the Bollingen Prize, the Poetry Society of America’s Robert Frost Medal, the Ruth Lilly Prize, and fellowships from the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations.

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