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Thom Gunn

Thom Gunn
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Thom Gunn (1929-2004) was born in England but lived in San Francisco for most of his life. He was the author of two volumes of essays in addition to his volumes of poetry.

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Selected Poems
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Selected Poems

Thom Gunn; Edited by August Kleinzahler
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Thom Gunn was an Elizabethan poet in modern guise, though there's nothing archaic, quaint, or sepia-toned about his poetry. His method was dispassionate and rigorous, uniquely well suited for making...

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The Man with Night Sweats
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The Man with Night Sweats

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Thom Gunn; Introduction by August Kleinzahler
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Man with Night Sweats is a haunting depiction of a world ravaged by illness that is part elegy for those who have been lost and part evocation of the changes that await those who survive....

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Boss Cupid
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Boss Cupid

Thom Gunn
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A great poet's freshest, most provocative book.

He dreams at the center of a closed system,
Like the prison system, or a system of love,
Where folktale, recipe, and...

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Collected Poems
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Collected Poems

Thom Gunn
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This collection covers the span of Thom Gunn's remarkable poetic career over almost forty years. Gunn has made a speciality of playing style against subject as he deals with the out-of-control through...

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