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Poems 1964- 1967
ISBN: 978 1 905001 13 2
Categories: 20th Century
Imprint: Audio Books
Published: January 2010
216 x 135 x 1 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
CD Audio recordings of Ed Dorn reading his work
2 The Tepee at Tomah
3 Inauguration Poem #2
5 Daffodil Song
6 Another Vague Love
8 Song (Christ of the sparrows Help me!)
9 Poem in Five Parts
10 Mourning Letter, March 19, 1963
11 Eugene Delacroix Says
13 A Theory of Truth: The
14 Wait by the Door Awhile Death, There Are Others
15 Song (Again, I am made the occurrence)
16 The Sundering U.P. Tracks
17 An Idle Visitation
Running Time 76:26
Tracks1-2 are from Hands Up, TotemPress/Corinth Books, 1964
Tracks3-11 are from Geography, FulcrumPress, 1965
Tracks12-17 are from The North Atlantic Turbine,Fulcrum Press, 1967
Praise for Edward Dorn 'This monumental and superbly produced Collected Poems from Manchester's Carcanet Press should go some way to rectifying things, for it reveals the body of Dorn's lifelong work in poetry as an achievement of tremendous intelligence, scope and energy'.
Matthew Sperling, The London Magazine 'Ever since I was arrested for stealing a copy of Gunslinger I have paid very close attention to Edward Dorn's poetry... As a political satirist you can't bypass him, you have to go through him. His humour hooks in and hauls the laugh out of you. His long acquaintance with Britain has helped shape some of the best poets who served their apprenticeships in the 1960s. Culturally speaking the Old Country owes him a great debt... Any publication by Dorn is an exciting event...'
Tom Pickard 'One of the most powerful and unique voices in American poetry.'
Vernon Frazer 'a fundamental masterpiece.'
Thomas McGuane on Gunslinger 'the only plausible, political poet in America, and one of the masters of our contemporary language.'
Peter Ackroyd 'a poet who has absorbed Olson, Williams, and Pound and moved beyond them.'
The Virginia Quarterly Review
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