Item description for Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems: Selected Poems (American Poets Project) by Theodore Roethke & Edward Hirsch...
Overview A collection of poems by the twentieth-century American professor best known for his post-World War II writings reflects the spiritual and autobiographical themes of his works, his life-long search for wholeness, and his influence on his subsequent generation's poets and readers.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 4.75" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Apr 7, 2005
Publisher Library of America
ISBN 1931082782 ISBN13 9781931082785
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More About Theodore Roethke & Edward Hirsch
Roethke (1908-1963) won the Pulitzer Prize in 1954 for The Waking, and received the National Book Award for Words for the Wind in 1957. He was a demanding and beloved teacher who taught at many colleges and universities, including Lafayette, Penn State, Bennington, and the University of Washington.
Theodore Roethke was born in 1908 and died in 1963.
Reviews - What do customers think about Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems: Selected Poems (American Poets Project)?
Beautiful Edition of Roethke's work Jan 4, 2007
I replaced an earlier collection of Roethke with this one. I like the binding and it will last until my children's children. I have been passionate about his work (went to the Univ of WA to be near him) since the very early sixties, and re-reading today find the poems stronger still, seeing them in a light that resonates with the earthiness that I feel calls to all of us. He used raw, earthen, everyday experience as metaphor for life emotions. Great book, nice collector's edition.