Worldly Hopes

Worldly Hopes

by A. R. Ammons

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Overview

"A maker who would have delighted Whitman and Emerson."—Harold Bloom


In the poetry of A. R. Ammons, Helen Vendler has written, "the scientific world is beautifully in balance with the perceptual one." Originally published in 1982, this collection reminds us why Ammons must be read by all those who would understand our age and one of its most brilliant voices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393321852
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/17/2001
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1870L (what's this?)

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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