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John Berryman : Poet to Poet - John Berryman

John Berryman

Poet to Poet

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Published: 4th March 2004
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John Berryman (1914-72) was a poet from an immensely gifted generation of American poets that included Robert Lowell, Randall Jarrell and Elizabeth Bishop. His long sequence The Dream Songs has become an enduring landmark in American poetry and a tribute to Berryman's own endurance in the face of alcoholism, depression and mental instability. In 1972 he leaped to his death from a bridge above the Mississippi River.

Introduction
A Professor's Songp. 3
Sonnetsp. 4
Homage to Mistress Bradstreetp. 15
His Thought Made Pockets & the Plane Bucktp. 18
The Dream Songsp. 19
Olympusp. 77
First Night at Seap. 79
Of Suicidep. 80
Dante's Tombp. 81
Eleven Addresses to the Lordp. 82
In Memoriamp. 85
Old Man Goes South Again Alonep. 87
He Resignsp. 88
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ISBN: 9780571217816
ISBN-10: 0571217818
Series: Poet to Poet
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 4th March 2004
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.0  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.1
Edition Number: 1