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The complete poems of James Dickey, edited with an introduction by Ward Briggs ; foreword by Richard Howard

Label
The complete poems of James Dickey
Title
The complete poems of James Dickey
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Ward Briggs ; foreword by Richard Howard
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Language
eng
Summary
"An authoritative edition of all 331 poems ... collected in one volume for the first time ... collection includes 40 poems Dickey did not publish in The whole motion (1992) ... also includes an apparatus listing publication data and textual variants for the poems, as well as explanatory notes placing Dickey's poetry in biographical and historical context"--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3554
LC item number
.I32 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The complete poems of James Dickey, edited with an introduction by Ward Briggs ; foreword by Richard Howard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Forward / Richard Howard -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Christmas shopping, 1947 -- Sea island -- King crab and rattler -- Reflections in a bloodstone ring -- Amputee Ward : Okinawa, 1945 -- Whittern and the kite -- The shark at the window -- Of holy war -- The child in armor -- The anniversary -- Utterance I -- The ground of killing -- The sprinter's mother -- The angel of the maze -- The confrontation of the hero -- The vigils -- The flight -- The father's body -- The swimmer -- The first morning of cancer -- To be Edward Thomas -- The work of art -- The red bow -- The sprinter's sleep -- The cypresses -- Poem [a] -- A beginning poet, aged sixty-five -- Genesis -- Joel Cahill dead -- Dover : Believing in kings -- The falls -- The other -- The vegetable king -- The jewel -- The game -- The landfall -- The signs -- The enclosure -- The performance -- The string -- On the hill below the lighthouse -- Into the stone -- Awaiting the swimmer -- Orpheus before Hades -- Reading genesis to a blind child -- A child's room -- The wedding -- Near Darien -- The scratch -- Uncle -- The island -- Sleeping out at easter -- The prodigal -- To landrum guy, beginning to write at sixty -- The underground stream -- Walking on water -- Trees and cattle -- A birth -- Between two prisoners -- Drowning with others -- Mindoro, 1944 -- Autumn -- Listening to foxhounds -- Antipolis -- A view of Fujiyama after the war -- Inside the river -- The magus -- Armor -- The change -- Hunting civil war relics at Nimblewill Creek -- Via appia -- The twin falls -- The summons -- Fog envelops the animals -- Facing Africa -- In the tree house at night -- The lifeguard -- The salt marsh -- In the lupanar at Pompeii -- The movement of fish -- In the mountain tent -- The heaven of animals -- For the nightly ascent of the hunter Orion over a forest clearing -- Under oaks -- Adam in winter -- The hospital window -- A dog sleeping on my feet -- After the night hunt -- The gamecocks -- The owl king -- The rib -- To his children in darkness -- A screened porch in the country -- The dream flood -- Snow on a southern state -- Fence wire -- The step -- A letter -- Springer mountain [a] -- At the home for unwed mothers -- A sound through the floor -- On discovering that my hand shakes -- At Darien bridge -- In the marble quarry -- The dusk of horses -- The beholders -- The poisoned man -- The crows -- Wall and cloud -- A poem about bird-catching by one who has never caught a bird -- Walking the fire line -- The courtship -- Paestum -- Under buzzards -- Kudzu -- The scarred girl -- Drinking from a helmet -- The being -- Why in London the blind are saviors -- A folk singer of the thirties -- Bums, on waking -- Goodbye to serpents -- Horses and prisoners -- Blowgun and rattlesnake -- In the child's night -- Cherrylog road -- Breath -- The driver -- The ice skin -- The leap -- Mary Sheffield -- Fox blood -- For the linden moth -- The rafters -- Winter trout -- Chenille -- On the Coosawattee -- Springer mountain [b] -- Approaching prayer -- Reincarnation (I) -- The second sleep -- The firebombing -- Them, crying -- The escape -- Faces seen once -- Angina -- Pursuit from under -- The war wound -- Reincarnation (II) -- The common grave -- Children reading -- Sled burial, dream ceremony -- The shark's parlor -- The night pool -- Gamecock -- The head-aim -- The fiend -- Dust -- Buckdancer's choice -- The celebration -- The aura -- Mangham -- Sustainment -- Deer among cattle -- Slave quarters -- Hedge life -- Coming back to America -- The birthday dream -- False youth : summer -- Seeking the chosen -- Adultery -- False youth : winter -- The bee -- For the last wolverine -- Encounter in the cage country -- The sheep child -- Turning away : variations on estrangement -- The flash -- Sun -- Falling -- Snakebite -- Power and light -- Dark ones -- Bread -- May day sermon to the women of Gilmer County, Georgia, by a woman preacher leaving the baptist church -- The christmas towns
  • Victory -- The lord in the air -- The eye-beaters -- Knock -- The place -- Madness -- Living there -- Blood -- Diabetes -- Venom -- The cancer match -- Pine -- Messages -- In the pocket -- Looking for the buckhead boys -- Root-light, or the lawyer's daughter -- Drums where I live -- Mercy -- Haunting the maneuvers -- Apollo -- Camden town -- Exchanges -- The angel -- Kamikaze -- Pitching and rolling -- Assignation -- [In aircraft, the newest, inexorable models] -- Doing the twist on nails -- [I dreamed I already loved you] -- [Poetry gives off smoke] -- In the wax museum at Hamburg -- Idol -- Old bookkepper -- At the military registration and enlistment center -- The heat in Rome -- False youth : Autumn : Clothes of the age -- For the death of Lombardi -- The rain guitar -- Reunioning dialogue -- Remnant water -- The zodiac -- The strength of fields -- The voyage of the needle -- Mexican valley -- Undersea fragment in colons -- When -- Low voice, out loud -- Purgation [first version] -- The ax-god : sea-pursuit -- Nameless -- Math -- Judas -- Small song -- Poem [b] -- A saying of farewell -- For the running of the New York City marathon -- Purgation (second version) -- The surround -- The eagle's mile -- Scion -- From time -- Deborah burning a doll made of house-wood -- Deborah, moon, mirror, right hand rising -- Veer-voices : Two sisters under crows -- Heraldic : Deborah and horse in morning forest -- Springhouse, menses, held apple, house and beyond -- The lyric beasts -- Tapestry and sail -- The olympian -- Deborah in mountain sound : bell, glacier, rose -- Ray-flowers I -- Ray-flowers II -- Doorstep, lightning, waif-dreaming -- Deborah in ancient lingerie, in thin oak over creek -- The lode -- Deborah and Deirdre as drunk bridesmaids foot-racing at daybreak -- Summons -- Lakes of Värmland -- Form -- Heads -- Poem [c] -- Attempted departure -- Crystal -- For a time and place -- Craters -- Farmers : a fragment -- To be done in winter -- World -- Earth -- Sea -- Air -- Cobra -- Spring-shock -- Two women -- Daybreak -- Vessels -- Meadow bridge -- Tomb stone -- Eagles -- The little more -- Gila bend -- The six -- Weeds -- The one -- The three -- Basics -- Night bird -- Sleepers -- Snow thickets -- Expanses -- Moon flock -- Daughter -- Circuit -- To the butterflies -- Show us the sea -- The drift-spell -- Last hours -- Breaking the field -- Conch -- The confederate line at Ogeechee Creek -- Entering Scott's night -- The baggage king -- Patience : in the mill -- The liberator explodes -- The place of the skull -- Obstructions -- Canebrake -- The wish to be buried where one has made love -- The wheelchair drunk -- The mission -- The coral flight -- The valley -- The contest -- Invitation au voyage -- Hart crane -- The Archers -- Walter Armistead -- For Richard Wilbur -- Drifting -- For Robert Bhain Campbell -- A morning -- Lazarus to the assembled -- The sprinter at forty -- Tucky the hunter -- Bronwen, the traw, and the shape-shifter
Control code
5695567
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xlix, 920 pages
Isbn
9781611170979
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012020573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn794272323
  • (OCoLC)794272323
Label
The complete poems of James Dickey, edited with an introduction by Ward Briggs ; foreword by Richard Howard
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Forward / Richard Howard -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Christmas shopping, 1947 -- Sea island -- King crab and rattler -- Reflections in a bloodstone ring -- Amputee Ward : Okinawa, 1945 -- Whittern and the kite -- The shark at the window -- Of holy war -- The child in armor -- The anniversary -- Utterance I -- The ground of killing -- The sprinter's mother -- The angel of the maze -- The confrontation of the hero -- The vigils -- The flight -- The father's body -- The swimmer -- The first morning of cancer -- To be Edward Thomas -- The work of art -- The red bow -- The sprinter's sleep -- The cypresses -- Poem [a] -- A beginning poet, aged sixty-five -- Genesis -- Joel Cahill dead -- Dover : Believing in kings -- The falls -- The other -- The vegetable king -- The jewel -- The game -- The landfall -- The signs -- The enclosure -- The performance -- The string -- On the hill below the lighthouse -- Into the stone -- Awaiting the swimmer -- Orpheus before Hades -- Reading genesis to a blind child -- A child's room -- The wedding -- Near Darien -- The scratch -- Uncle -- The island -- Sleeping out at easter -- The prodigal -- To landrum guy, beginning to write at sixty -- The underground stream -- Walking on water -- Trees and cattle -- A birth -- Between two prisoners -- Drowning with others -- Mindoro, 1944 -- Autumn -- Listening to foxhounds -- Antipolis -- A view of Fujiyama after the war -- Inside the river -- The magus -- Armor -- The change -- Hunting civil war relics at Nimblewill Creek -- Via appia -- The twin falls -- The summons -- Fog envelops the animals -- Facing Africa -- In the tree house at night -- The lifeguard -- The salt marsh -- In the lupanar at Pompeii -- The movement of fish -- In the mountain tent -- The heaven of animals -- For the nightly ascent of the hunter Orion over a forest clearing -- Under oaks -- Adam in winter -- The hospital window -- A dog sleeping on my feet -- After the night hunt -- The gamecocks -- The owl king -- The rib -- To his children in darkness -- A screened porch in the country -- The dream flood -- Snow on a southern state -- Fence wire -- The step -- A letter -- Springer mountain [a] -- At the home for unwed mothers -- A sound through the floor -- On discovering that my hand shakes -- At Darien bridge -- In the marble quarry -- The dusk of horses -- The beholders -- The poisoned man -- The crows -- Wall and cloud -- A poem about bird-catching by one who has never caught a bird -- Walking the fire line -- The courtship -- Paestum -- Under buzzards -- Kudzu -- The scarred girl -- Drinking from a helmet -- The being -- Why in London the blind are saviors -- A folk singer of the thirties -- Bums, on waking -- Goodbye to serpents -- Horses and prisoners -- Blowgun and rattlesnake -- In the child's night -- Cherrylog road -- Breath -- The driver -- The ice skin -- The leap -- Mary Sheffield -- Fox blood -- For the linden moth -- The rafters -- Winter trout -- Chenille -- On the Coosawattee -- Springer mountain [b] -- Approaching prayer -- Reincarnation (I) -- The second sleep -- The firebombing -- Them, crying -- The escape -- Faces seen once -- Angina -- Pursuit from under -- The war wound -- Reincarnation (II) -- The common grave -- Children reading -- Sled burial, dream ceremony -- The shark's parlor -- The night pool -- Gamecock -- The head-aim -- The fiend -- Dust -- Buckdancer's choice -- The celebration -- The aura -- Mangham -- Sustainment -- Deer among cattle -- Slave quarters -- Hedge life -- Coming back to America -- The birthday dream -- False youth : summer -- Seeking the chosen -- Adultery -- False youth : winter -- The bee -- For the last wolverine -- Encounter in the cage country -- The sheep child -- Turning away : variations on estrangement -- The flash -- Sun -- Falling -- Snakebite -- Power and light -- Dark ones -- Bread -- May day sermon to the women of Gilmer County, Georgia, by a woman preacher leaving the baptist church -- The christmas towns
  • Victory -- The lord in the air -- The eye-beaters -- Knock -- The place -- Madness -- Living there -- Blood -- Diabetes -- Venom -- The cancer match -- Pine -- Messages -- In the pocket -- Looking for the buckhead boys -- Root-light, or the lawyer's daughter -- Drums where I live -- Mercy -- Haunting the maneuvers -- Apollo -- Camden town -- Exchanges -- The angel -- Kamikaze -- Pitching and rolling -- Assignation -- [In aircraft, the newest, inexorable models] -- Doing the twist on nails -- [I dreamed I already loved you] -- [Poetry gives off smoke] -- In the wax museum at Hamburg -- Idol -- Old bookkepper -- At the military registration and enlistment center -- The heat in Rome -- False youth : Autumn : Clothes of the age -- For the death of Lombardi -- The rain guitar -- Reunioning dialogue -- Remnant water -- The zodiac -- The strength of fields -- The voyage of the needle -- Mexican valley -- Undersea fragment in colons -- When -- Low voice, out loud -- Purgation [first version] -- The ax-god : sea-pursuit -- Nameless -- Math -- Judas -- Small song -- Poem [b] -- A saying of farewell -- For the running of the New York City marathon -- Purgation (second version) -- The surround -- The eagle's mile -- Scion -- From time -- Deborah burning a doll made of house-wood -- Deborah, moon, mirror, right hand rising -- Veer-voices : Two sisters under crows -- Heraldic : Deborah and horse in morning forest -- Springhouse, menses, held apple, house and beyond -- The lyric beasts -- Tapestry and sail -- The olympian -- Deborah in mountain sound : bell, glacier, rose -- Ray-flowers I -- Ray-flowers II -- Doorstep, lightning, waif-dreaming -- Deborah in ancient lingerie, in thin oak over creek -- The lode -- Deborah and Deirdre as drunk bridesmaids foot-racing at daybreak -- Summons -- Lakes of Värmland -- Form -- Heads -- Poem [c] -- Attempted departure -- Crystal -- For a time and place -- Craters -- Farmers : a fragment -- To be done in winter -- World -- Earth -- Sea -- Air -- Cobra -- Spring-shock -- Two women -- Daybreak -- Vessels -- Meadow bridge -- Tomb stone -- Eagles -- The little more -- Gila bend -- The six -- Weeds -- The one -- The three -- Basics -- Night bird -- Sleepers -- Snow thickets -- Expanses -- Moon flock -- Daughter -- Circuit -- To the butterflies -- Show us the sea -- The drift-spell -- Last hours -- Breaking the field -- Conch -- The confederate line at Ogeechee Creek -- Entering Scott's night -- The baggage king -- Patience : in the mill -- The liberator explodes -- The place of the skull -- Obstructions -- Canebrake -- The wish to be buried where one has made love -- The wheelchair drunk -- The mission -- The coral flight -- The valley -- The contest -- Invitation au voyage -- Hart crane -- The Archers -- Walter Armistead -- For Richard Wilbur -- Drifting -- For Robert Bhain Campbell -- A morning -- Lazarus to the assembled -- The sprinter at forty -- Tucky the hunter -- Bronwen, the traw, and the shape-shifter
Control code
5695567
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xlix, 920 pages
Isbn
9781611170979
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012020573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn794272323
  • (OCoLC)794272323

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