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Poetry and Ambition: Essays 1982--88

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A compelling collection of essays on the state of contemporary poetry
Paperback, 216 pages
Published October 15th 1988 by University of Michigan Press
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Donald Hall was born in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1928. He began writing as an adolescent and attended the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference at the age of sixteen—the same year he had his first work published. He earned a B.A. from Harvard in 1951 and a B. Litt. from Oxford in 1953.

Donald Hall has published numerous books of poetry, most recently White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1
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