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Sills

Selected Poems 1960-1999

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Paperback / softback

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Sills by Michael O'Brien
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Description

Sills gathers together poems from four of O'Brien's early books and combines them with later work, forming a selection from 1960-1999. O'Brien writes, "The poems dance their dance of stillness and motion. The issue is a quiet, patterned music, animated, disciplined, ecstatic; not closure, but recognition." This new edition provides the reader with the best introduction to O'Brien's work, a poet hailed as a modern master of the lyric form and a poet of genuine significance in the American canon.

Author Biography

Michael O'Brien was born in Granville, NY in 1939; studied at Fordham, the University of Paris, and Columbia; worked as a librarian; was one of the Eventorium poets, where his first book was published in 1967; taught at Brooklyn and Hunter; worked for many years editing technical publications; wrote The Summer Poems, Conversations at the West End, Blue Springs, Veil, Hard Rain, The Ruin, The Floor and the Breath, 17 Songs, At Schoodic, Sills, Six Poems, Swift Moons Repair Celestial Losses, and Sleeping and Waking. He lives in New York.
Release date Australia
May 5th, 2009
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
No
Imprint
Salt Publishing
Pages
148
Dimensions
140x216x8
ISBN-13
9781844715626
Product ID
3036428

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