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John Berryman

John Berryman
Copyright Jerry Bauer

John Berryman (1914-1972) was an American poet and scholar. He won the Pulitzer Prize for 77 Dream Songs in 1965 and the National Book Award and the Bollingen Prize for His Toy, His Dream, His Rest, a continuation of the Dream Songs, in 1969.

John Berryman

The Heart Is Strange

John Berryman; Edited and with an Introduction by Daniel Swift
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

John Berryman was perhaps the most idiosyncratic American poet of the twentieth century. Best known for the painfully sad and raucously funny cycle of Dream Songs, he wrote passionately: of love...

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The Dream Songs

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John Berryman; Edited by Daniel Swift; Introduction by Michael Hofmann
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The complete Dream Songs-hypnotic, seductive, masterful-as thrilling to read now as they ever were

John Berryman's Dream Songs are perhaps the funniest,...

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77 Dream Songs

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John Berryman; Edited by Daniel Swift; Introduction by Henri Cole
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A wild, masterful Pulitzer Prize-winning cycle of poems that half a century later still shocks and astounds
John Berryman was hardly unknown when he published 77 Dream Songs, but...

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Berryman's Sonnets

John Berryman; Edited by Daniel Swift; Introduction by April Bernard
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A brilliant and fiercely pitched sonnet cycle about love: at once passionate, forbidden, and doomed

John Berryman was an unconventional poet, but he must have surprised even himself...

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Delusions, Etc.

John Berryman
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Mr. Berryman's posthumous book of poems, Delusions, Etc., had been completed and was in proof before his death on January 7, 1972. The opening section, "Opus Dei," is a sequence of eight...

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Henry's Fate and Other Poems

John Berryman
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The poems in this posthumous collection were written by John Berryman between 1967 and 1972, the year of his death. The first group consists of forty-five unpublished or uncollected Dream Songs,...

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Love and Fame

John Berryman
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One of the most astonishing things about this astonishing book is that it follows so closely in time the enormous achievement of the author's Dream Songs, the first part of which 77...

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Short Poems

John Berryman
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This collection brings together in a single volume a wide range of John Berryman's earlier work. It includes the complete contents of The Dispossessed, a selection published in 1948 which...

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His Toy, His Dream, His Rest

John Berryman
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

His Toy, His Dream, His Rest continues and concludes the poem, called The Dream Songs, begun in 77 Dream Songs, which was published in 1964 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize...

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Berryman's Shakespeare

John Berryman; Edited by John Haffenden; With a Preface by Robert Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Edited by John Haffenden
With a Preface by Robert Giroux

John Berryman, one of America's most talented modern poets, was winner of the Pulitzer Prize for 77 Dream Songs and the...

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John Berryman

John Berryman; Edited by Charles Thornbury
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This volume brings together all of Berryman's poetry, except for his epic The Dream Songs, ranging from his earliest unpublished poem (1934) to those written in the last months of his life...

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Stephen Crane

John Berryman
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Hill and Wang

This is the only biography by a leading American poet of the great American writer, Stephen Crane. John Berryman originally wrote this book in 1950 for the distinguished "American Men of Letters"...

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Freedom of the Poet

John Berryman
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Less than a year before his death in 1972, John Berryman signed a contract with his publisher for a book of prose, The Freedom of the Poet, for which he had made a selection from his published...

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Recovery

John Berryman; Foreword by Saul Bellow
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In the author's words, Recovery is a novel about "the disease called alcoholism, recognized by the American Medical Association only in 1964."

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Homage to Mistress Bradstreet

John Berryman
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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This volume represents the first appearance in paperback of one of America's most outstanding poets, John Berryman. It contains, besides the long title poem, Homage to Mistress Bradstreet,...

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