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    DescriptionThe first new selection of O'Hara's work to come along in several decades. In this "marvellous compilation" "(The New Yorker), "editor Mark Ford reacquaints us with one of the most joyous and innovative poets of the postwar period.


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    Title
    Frank O'Hara
    Subtitle
    Selected Poems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor Frank O'Hara, Edited by Professor of English Mark Ford
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 265
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780375711480
    ISBN 10: 0375711481
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC21: 811.54
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    DC22: 811.54
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    DC22: 811/.54
    B&T Approval Code: A26255000
    BISAC V2.8: POE001000
    B&T Approval Code: C26106542
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010
    LC classification: PS3529.H28 A6 2009
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    08 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Frank O'Hara was the author of six volumes of poetry, the first of which was published in 1952. He was a curator at the Museum of Modern Art and wrote numerous essays on painting and sculpture. He died in 1966 at the age of forty. Mark Ford has published several books of poetry and is the author of the critical biography "Raymond Roussel and the Republic of Dreams."
    Review quote
    "Sensitively chosen and intelligently introduced . . . Ford's selection makes it possible to see more clearly how inward O'Hara's poetry was at its best . . . For O'Hara a poem was truthful when it was personal . . . [His] elegies succeed because long after he discarded any religious belief in immortality, he retained the aesthetic sensibility that took it seriously." --Edward Mendelson, "The New York Review of Books"