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Stones of the Sur: Poetry by Robinson Jeffers, Photographs by Morley Baer

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The precipitous cliffs, rolling headlands, and rocky inlets of the Big Sur coast of California were alive for Robinson Jeffers, and throughout his long career as a poet, he extolled their wild beauty. His vivid descriptions inspired the best work of other artists who lived nearby, including such noted photographers as Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, and their younger contempor ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Stanford University Press
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John Doe
Brought this one to a spirituality retreat in Carmel (right on the ocean!). I shared the poem called 'Pleasure'. There is a line about drinking whiskey and knowing everything, and another line about ultimately submitting to the pleasure of knowing that there is something greater. Anyway, the poems are great and the photography is very beautiful.
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John Robinson Jeffers (January 10, 1887 – January 20, 1962) was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast. Most of Jeffers' poetry was written in classic narrative and epic form, but today he is also known for his short verse, and considered an icon of the environmental movement.

The largest collections of Jeffers' manuscripts and materials are in the Harry Ransom Huma
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