Paterson

Paterson

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
Presents the contemporary American poet's extended lyrical work in which the life and history of a city become the symbol of humanity

Norton Pub
Long recognized as a masterpiece of modern American poetry, WIlliam Carlos Williams' Paterson is one man's testament and vision, "a humanist manifesto enacted in five books, a grammar to help us life" (Denis Donoghue).

Book News
Throw out your dog-eared, your pencil-scrawled, your pale, fading copies of earlier incarnations. This is the definitive edition of Williams' compassionate but clear-eyed poem about man and modernity in America, revised and annotated by Christopher MacGowan. Published by New Directions Publishing, 80 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10011. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
Paterson is both a place—the New Jersey city in whom the person (the poet's own life) and the public (the history of the region) are combined. Originally four books (published individually between 1946 and 1951), the structure of Paterson (in Dr. Williams' words) "follows the course of teh Passaic River" from above the great falls to its entrance into the sea. The unexpected Book Five, published in 1958, affirms the triumphant life of the imagination, in spite of age and death. This revised edition has been meticulously re-edited by Christopher MacGowan, who has supplied a wealth of notes and explanatory material.

Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub. Corp., 1992
Edition: Revised edition
ISBN: 9780811212250
0811212254
Branch Call Number: 811 WILLI
Characteristics: xiv, 311 pages ; 24 cm

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Jun 01, 2017

This has been due since April 25th and there is only one copy with holds. Would the person who has this checked out please return it ?

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