The country of a thousand years of peace, and other poems

  • 83 Pages
  • 4.37 MB
  • English
Atheneum , New York
Statementby James Merrill.
LC ClassificationsPS3525.E6645 C6 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 83 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4461555M
LC Control Number79124963

This is another one of those small volumes of poetry by an American author which is hard to define and classify or to evaluate. It has some dry distinction, but its contents are discursive and occasional and except for the poem of dedication it fails completely to move the reader.

Merrill at thirty three is not an inexperienced writer. He published a book of poems in ; a play- The. Merrill’s early work, in First Poems () and The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace and Other Poems (), was criticized for its insistence on “connoisseurish.

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James Ingram Merrill (March 3, – February 6, ) was an American poet. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in for Divine Comedies. His poetry falls into two distinct bodies of work: the polished and formalist lyric poetry of his early career, and the epic narrative of occult communication with spirits and angels, titled The Changing Light at Sandover (published in three Alma mater: The Lawrenceville School, Amherst College.

The second book, The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace and Other Poems (), includes another narrative poem, “Dream (Escape from the Sculpture Museum) and Waking.” This long poem is. May 18,  · The country of a thousand years of peace, and other poems by James Ingram Merrill 2 editions - first published in No ebook available Accessible book, Protected DAISY, In library, Internet Archive Wishlist, American Poets, Poetry, Biography Written works: Selected PoemsThe (Diblos) Notebook, Mirabell: Books of Number.

Very soon after, Merrill published his next book of verse, which was enthusiastically received; it was titled The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace, and Other Poems ().

The country is. First poems --The country of a thousand years of peace revised --Water street --Nights and days --The fire screen --Braving the elements --From Divine Comedies --Late settings --The inner room --A scattering of salts --From the black swan --The yellow pages --Translations.

"Voices from the Other World" is a celebrated early poem by James Merrill (). it marks the poet's first use of transcripts from a ouija board, a trope later explored at great length in the poet's apocalyptic epic "The Changing Light at Sandover" ().

The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace. Merrill, James. First published Add to cart $ Enquire about this book. Publisher: Atheneum. First revised paperback edition. Pictorial wrappers. Near fine. Other books in this category. $ Poetical. Here is a delightful book. Randall Jarrell, the gifted Southerner, is unquestionably one of the most original artists in the field of American poetry today.

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But don’t worry—they were selected for both their brevity and ease of application. Oct 28,  · From First Poems, The Black Swan The House From The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace, The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace The Lovers A Renewal Upon a Second Marriage The Charioteer of Delphi Mirror Marsyas The Doodler Voices From the Other World In the Hall of Mirrors A Dedication From Water Street, An Urban Convalescence.

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Here the water went down, the icebergs slid with gravel, the gaps and the valleys hissed, and the black loam came, and the5/5. In his early poems, collected in “The Black Swan” () and “The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace” (), language is a kind of brittle tracery impervious to the passing of Dan Chiasson.

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