The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke (Paperback)

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This paperback edition contains the complete text of Roethke's seven published volumes in addition to sixteen previously uncollected poems. Included are his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners The Walking, Words for the Wind, and The Far Field.

These two hundred poems demonstrate the variety of Roethke's themes and styles, the comic and serious sides of his temperament, and his breakthroughs in the use of language. Together they document the development of an extraordinary creative source of American poetry.

About the Author

Born in 1908 in Saginaw, MI, Theodore Huebner Roethke was an American poet. He published several volumes of award-winning and critically acclaimed poetry. Roethke is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential poets of his generation. He died in 1963 at the age of 55.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780385086011
ISBN-10: 0385086016
Publisher: Anchor
Publication Date: December 10th, 1974
Pages: 288
Language: English