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Thom Gunn

Jack W. C. Hagstrom

Thom Gunn

by Jack W. C. Hagstrom

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Published by Morteus Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gunn, Thom.,
  • Cohn, Louis Henry, -- Mrs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJack W.C. Hagstrom.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 12
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21467869M

    Nov 13,  · Thom Gunn has been described as 'one of the most singular and compelling poets in English during the past half-century' (Times Literary Supplement).This New Selected Poems, compiled by his friend Clive Wilmer and accompanied by insightful notes, is the first edition to represent the full arc of Gunn’s inimitable career.3/4(8). Thom Gunn was richly honored for his work during his lifetime. He won the Levinson Prize in , the Somerset Maugham Award in , the Arts Council of Great Britain Award in , a National.

    Nov 25,  · In his [Collected Poems] Thom Gunn has assembled all the work he considers worthy from throughout his remarkable career. Gunn's first book, Fighting Terms (), was quickly identified in The Cambridge Review as "one of the few volumes of post-war verse that all serious readers of poetry need to possess and study", and in the four decades since, he has come to be recognized as one of 5/5(1). Thom Gunn (), British-born poet who resided in San Francisco for much of his life, published over thirty books of poetry and two collections of essays; he also edited four collections of poetry. Gunn's work evinces his interests in poetic form and in unconventional poetic subjects, such as Hell's Angels, LSD, and homosexuality.

    Thom Gunn () was a British poet, whose residence was primarily the United States beginning in the s. He published over thirty books of poetry, a collection of essays, and four edited collections. His work is widely represented in literary anthologies. Quotations by Thom Gunn, British Poet, Born August 29, Share with your friends. I deliberately wrote a poem in my last book where I was suggesting that there are other passions as great as or more important than the passion of sex. Thom Gunn. Great Passion Sex Book.


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Thomson William "Thom" Gunn (29 August – 25 April ), was an English poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement and his later poetry in America, even after moving toward a looser, free-verse style.

After relocating from England to San Francisco, Gunn wrote about gay-related topics—particularly in his most famous work, The Man. Nov 12,  · Collected Poems [Thom Gunn] on vega-books.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gunn's work illustrates the debates poetry in English has pursued in this century - /5(7). Man With Night Sweats (FSG Classics) [Thom Gunn] on vega-books.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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. It is also one of the few works of literature that have fully met both the aesthetic and the moral Cited by: 9.

Thom Gunn was born in Kent, England to parents who were both journalists. Gunn’s early life was peripatetic; after his parents’ divorce, he traveled with his father to various assignments and attended a number of different schools.

Apr 28,  · In a poem from his collection The Passages Of Joy, Thom Gunn, who has died aged 74, delightedly announced: "I like loud music, bars, and Thom Gunn book men."Author: Neil Powell.

Selected Poems by Gunn, Thom and Hughes, Ted and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at vega-books.com “[Gunn] has always been elusive, hard to place both as to nationality and as to poetic affiliation.

His Collected Poems are sane, accessible, impressive in their versification and command of language--testaments to intelligence, warmth, and integrity.” —Richard Tillinghast, The New York Times Book Review “[Gunn is] an exceptional and fascinating poet with a formal range to rival Auden. Nov 10,  · He wrote of his friend Robert Duncan: “You add to, you don’t cancel what you do.” Thom Gunn went on adding to the end.

Selected Poems of Thom Gunn, edited by Author: Patrick Mcguinness. Mar 01,  · Thom Gunn (29 August – 25 April ), born Thomson William Gunn, was an Anglo-American poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement, and his later poetry in America, even after moving toward a looser, free-verse style/5.

On August 29,Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, the older son of two journalists. His parents were divorced when the poet was ten years. Dec 01,  · Thom Gunn (29 August – 25 April ), born Thomson William Gunn, was an Anglo-American poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement, and his later poetry in America, even after moving toward a looser, free-verse style/5(18).

Thom Gunn () is a poet whose work thrives on contrast and contradiction: English tradition and American idiom; strict form and free verse; intellectual discipline and physical hedonism are all held in balance in his risk-taking poetry.

Gunn was born. A new selection of poems by the celebrated gay poet. Thom Gunn has been described as “one of the most singular and compelling poets in English during the past half-century” (Times Literary Supplement).Gunn was an Elizabethan poet in modern guise, though there’s nothing archaic, quaint, or sepia-toned about his poetry.

The program was an immediate success, and Kray now endeavored to use the book recommendations of the era’s greatest poets as the backbone of a reading list for a city-wide, and eventually nation-wide, reading program. Letter from Elizabeth Kray to Thom Gunn, Forty-year-old Gunn complied gladly, if.

Thom Gunn Homework Help Questions. I need a poetry explanation - "ON THE MOVE" by THOM GUNN for the first 2 stanzas. The link below provides you with much of the in-depth information that you need. Review. Thom Gunn has always known how to refresh his sight.

His Collected Poems offers startling and capacious poems that haven't appeared before in book form--poems that make a case that there is no such thing as a typical Thom Gunn poem, such as "At the Barriers" and "Confessions of a Life Artist"/5().

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Authors; They were only a generation apart, but Wordsworth didn't even read Keats's book when he gave him a copy. Thom Gunn. Book, Generations, Wordsworth. 3 Copy quote. He was apparently on L.A.

poet’s Tim Steele’s mind, too. Both poets are alums of Stanford’s English Department and its Creative Writing Program. Gunn studied with the legendary Yvor Winters while at Stanford; Tim was a Jones Lecturer.

Tim remembers one of Thom Gunn’s many fine poems on this sad anniversary: Thom Gunn died on April 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 a poetic record of the tumultuous time in which he vega-books.com: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Jul 06,  · Thom Gunn has been described as 'one of the most singular and compelling poets in English during the past half-century' (TLS).

This Selected Poems, compiled by his friend Clive Wilmer and accompanied by insightful notes, is the first edition to represent the full arc of Gunn's inimitable career/5(15).Barnes & vega-books.com: Your most recent book, Boss Cupid, is all about desire.

Why is desire so fascinating a subject for you, and why have you kept writing about it? Thom Gunn: It's one of the principal human preoccupations -- and it certainly has been for me. At least, it has been for 60 vega-books.com: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.People named Thom Gunn.

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