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The Selected Letters of Anthony Hecht free pdf Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Anthony Hecht (1923-2004) was known not only for his masterful control of form and language but also for his wit and humor. With the help of Helen Hecht, the poet's widow, Jonathan F. S. Post combed through more than 4,000 letters to produce an intimate look into the poet's mind and art across a lifetime. The letters range from Hecht's early days at summer camp to college at Bard, to the front lines of World War II, to travels abroad in France and Italy, to marriage, and to fame as a poet and critic. Along the way, Hecht corresponded with well-known poets such as John Hollander, James Merrill, Anne Sexton, and Richard Wilbur. Those interested in the lives of contemporary poets will read these highly personal letters with delight and surprise.

About Anthony Hecht

Anthony Hecht (1923-2004) was an American poet and critic who received numerous awards for his poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Ruth Lilly Prize, the Bollingen Prize, the Wallace Stevens Award, and the Frost Medal. Jonathan F. S. Post is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the editor of Green Thoughts, Green Shades: Essays by Contemporary Poets on the Early Modern Lyric.

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Author : Anthony Hecht
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 18 January 2013
ISBN : 1421407302
EAN : 9781421407302
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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