David Kirby (Poet)

David Kirby (Poet)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David Kirby (born 1944) is an American poet and the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University (FSU). His most recent book is The Temple Gate Called Beautiful, published in 2008 by Alice James Books. His new and selected poetry collection, The House on Boulevard St. (Louisiana State University Press), was nominated for the 2007 National Book Award in poetry. Kirby has published over 20 books, including collections of poetry, and literary criticism, and his poems frequently appear in The Southern Review. His collected earlier poems, up to the transitional Big-Leg Music, have been published as I Think I Am Going to Call My Wife Paraguay. His earliest books of verse, Sarah Bernhardt's Leg (1983) and Saving the Young Men of Vienna (1987, winner of the Brittingham Prize), showed the distinctive mixture of lyricism and wit that can be found his later work, which began in Big-Leg Music (1995).show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135892312
  • 9786135892314