LAMENT FOR THE MAKERS: A Memorial Anthology. W. S. Merwin.
LAMENT FOR THE MAKERS: A Memorial Anthology
LAMENT FOR THE MAKERS: A Memorial Anthology

LAMENT FOR THE MAKERS: A Memorial Anthology

Washington, D.C. Counterpoint, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. The poem that provides the title for this mini-anthology of modern poetry is Merwin's memorial to 23 contemporary poets (Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, William Stafford, etc.), all now dead, whom he counts as influences. Among the most widely read and honored American poets, William Stanley Merwin (b.1927) has twice received the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry (1971 and 2009), and was named the seventeenth United States Poet Laureate in 2010. Signed by Merwin on the front flyleaf. Square octavo. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Fine / Fine. Item #67178
ISBN: 1887178511

Price: $100.00

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