The Dream Songs

Poems

John Berryman; Introduction by W. S. Merwin

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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This edition combines The Dream Songs, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1965, and His Toy, His Dream, His Rest, which won the National Book Award for Poetry in 1969 and contains all 385 songs. Of The Dream Songs, A. Alvarez wrote in The Observer, “A major achievement. He has written an elegy on his brilliant generation and, in the process, he has also written an elegy on himself.”

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Paul Muldoon reads John Berryman's "Dream Song 14"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear the poet Paul Muldoon read John Berryman's poem ""Dream Song 14,"" from his poetry collection The Dream Songs, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book Award for Poetry. Learn more about the book The Dream Songs at http://us.macmillan.com/thedreamsongs/JohnBerryman Read more about poet John Berryman at http://us.macmillan.com/author/johnberryman-author Learn more about poet Paul Muldoon at http://us.macmillan.com/author/paulmuldoon"

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John Berryman; Introduction by W. S. Merwin

John Berryman was born in Oklahoma in 1914. The author of several volumes of poetry, of which The Dream Songs is considered his masterwork, he died, a suicide, in 1972.

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The Dream Songs
Poems
John Berryman; Introduction by W. S. Merwin

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
April 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374530662
ISBN10: 0374530661
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 464 pages, Includes an Index of First Lines and an Index of Titles
$19.00

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10/21/2014
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ISBN: 9780374534554
ISBN10: 0374534551
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 464 pages, Index of Titles/Index of First Lines
$18.00

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10/21/2014
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ISBN: 9781466879638
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464 pages, Index of Titles/Index of First Lines
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