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Each in His Season

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In Each In His Season Pulitzer Prize winner W. D. Snodgrass once again demonstrates the rich versatility that has made him a major presence in American poetry for more than thirty years.
Paperback, 140 pages
Published October 1st 1993 by BOA Editions Ltd.
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At first, I was unimpressed with this volume of poetry. I had been under the impression that Snodgrass was one of the first really good confessional poets, but all the didactic rhymes made me think he simply was the first. I had almost decided that the only revolutionary-ism of Snodgrass was because he expressed his opinions and wrote about his personal life. Then I read the second half of the book.

Technically, this book is divided into five sections, but for me, at least, the best poems are the...more
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William De Witt Snodgrass, pseudonym S. S. Gardons, is an American poet and a 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winner.

Snodgrass's first poems appeared in 1951, and throughout the 1950's he published in some of the most prestigious magazines: Botteghe Oscure, Partisan Review, The New Yorker, The Paris Review and The Hudson Review. However, in 1957, five sections from a sequence entitled Heart's Needl...more
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Heart's Needle De/Compositions: 101 Good Poems Gone Wrong The Fuehrer Bunker: The Complete Cycle Selected Poems 1957-1987 Not for Specialists: New and Selected Poems

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