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Stanley Kunitz - Passing Through - 9780393316155 - KEX0307300
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Passing Through

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Description for Passing Through Paperback. "Winner of the 1995 National Book Award, Passing Through confirms that the venerable doyen of American poetry is still a poet in his prime."-Atlantic Monthly Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 139 x 11. Weight in Grams: 206. 8vo.Original printed wrappers.
Stanley Kunitz, one of the masters of contemporary poetry, presents his ninth collection, gathering a rich selection of his work, including new poems that remind us of his prefatory statement: "Art is the chalice into which we pour the wine of transcendence." Nearly all the poems of Kunitz's later years, beginning with The Testing-Tree (1971), are included, and most of the poems in Passing Through are unavailable in any other edition. In "Touch Me," the last poem in the collection, Kunitz propounds a question, "What makes the engine go?" and gives us his answer: "Desire, desire, desire." ... Read more

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W. W. Norton & Company
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About Stanley Kunitz
Stanley Kunitz, much-honored poet, was cofounder of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and of Poets House in New York City. He died in 2006.

Reviews for Passing Through
"One of America's great poets. Most poets dry up at 50. For him to be writing poems at 90 is just incredible."
Mark Strand

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