The Wild God of the World: An Anthology of Robinson Jeffers

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$24.00
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Stanford University Press
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216
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6.0 X 0.55 X 9.14 inches | 0.64 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
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9780804745925
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About the Author

Albert Gelpi is William Robertson Coe Professor of American Literature, Emeritus, at Stanford University. Among his many books is The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov (Edited with Robert Bertholf); (Stanford, Forthcoming).

Reviews

"For too many decades Jeffers has been the forgotten giant of American poetry. The Wild God of the World gathers his best and most central work. For those who would discover Jeffers, the intense beauty of his poems of the California coast; the reach of his meditations on history, science, and God; and the lyricism of his personal poems, this is the place to start--and a place to return again and again."
" Of all the poets of his generation, [Robinson Jeffers] made our relation to this earth and sea and sky and wheeling seasons and the evolutionary processes that made trees and salmon runs and hunting hawks, his subject. As that relation grows more troubled, his words become more necessary. To have this beautifully edited and freshly seen anthology is a gift."
-- Robert Hass, University of California, Berkeley
" For too many decades Jeffers has been the forgotten giant of American poetry. "The Wild God of the World" gathers his best and most central work. For those who would discover Jeffers, the intense beauty of his poems of the California coast; the reach of his meditations on history, science, and God; and the lyricism of his personal poems, this is the place to start-- and a place to return again and again." -- Tim Hunt, Washington State University
"For too many decades Jeffers has been the forgotten giant of American poetry. The Wild God of the World gathers his best and most central work. For those who would discover Jeffers, the intense beauty of his poems of the California coast; the reach of his meditations on history, science, and God; and the lyricism of his personal poems, this is the place to start--and a place to return again and again." --Tim Hunt, Washington State University
"Of all the poets of his generation, [Robinson Jeffers] made our relation to this earth and sea and sky and wheeling seasons and the evolutionary processes that made trees and salmon runs and hunting hawks, his subject. As that relation grows more troubled, his words become more necessary. To have this beautifully edited and freshly seen anthology is a gift."
--Robert Hass, University of California, Berkeley