Card Trick

Card Trick

John Berryman

Poetry

Card Trick is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by John Berryman is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of John Berryman then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.
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The Right Time

The Right Time

John Berryman

Poetry

John Allyn Berryman (October 25, 1914 – January 7, 1972) was an American poet and scholar, born in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was a major figure in American poetry in the second half of the 20th century and was considered a key figure in the Confessional school of poetry. His best-known work is The Dream Songs.
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The Trouble with Telstar

The Trouble with Telstar

John Berryman

Poetry

John Allyn Berryman (October 25, 1914 – January 7, 1972) was an American poet and scholar, born in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was a major figure in American poetry in the second half of the 20th century and was considered a key figure in the Confessional school of poetry. His best-known work is The Dream Songs.
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Vigorish

Vigorish

John Berryman

Poetry

John Allyn Berryman (October 25, 1914 – January 7, 1972) was an American poet and scholar, born in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was a major figure in American poetry in the second half of the 20th century and was considered a key figure in the Confessional school of poetry. His best-known work is The Dream Songs.
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Modus Vivendi

Modus Vivendi

John Berryman

Poetry

Modus Vivendi is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by John Berryman is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of John Berryman then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.
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Recovery

Recovery

John Berryman

Poetry

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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John Berryman

John Berryman

John Berryman

Poetry

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 (1972). A definitive edition of one of America's most distinguishe
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Delusions, Etc.

Delusions, Etc.

John Berryman

Poetry

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 poems based on the offices of the day from Lauds to Compline—the lines above being quoted from Nones. Part two consists of five poems whose subject are George Washington ("Rectitude, and the terrible upstanding member"), Beethoven, Emily Dickinson, Georg Trakl, and Dylan Thomas. The thirteen poems in the third part include "Gislebertus' Eve," "Scholars at the Orchid Pavilion," "Ecce Homo," Tampa Stomp," and "Hello." The fourth part is arranged as a scherzo. It starts with "Navajo Setting the Record Straight" and ends with "Damn You, Jim D., You Woke Me Up." The concluding section is reflective and meditative in tone, with "The Prayer of the Middle-Aged Man," "Somber Prayer," "Minnesota Thanksgiving," and "A Usual Prayer," and a coda that rises to the high spirits of "King...
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