Charles Wright

Charles Wright : A Companion to the Late Poetry, 1988-2007

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This work offers a complete reader's guide and handbook to the late poetry of author Charles Wright. It begins with a study of the poems in ""Chickamauga"" (1995), the earliest of which were published in the late 1980s, and continues through the seven volumes that followed: ""Black Zodiac"" (1997), ""Appalachia"" (1998), ""North American Bear"" (1999), ""A Short History of the Shadow"" (2002), ""Buffalo Yoga"" (2004), ""Scar Tissue"" (2006), and ""Littlefoot"" (2007). The author includes an annotated commentary for each of the 230 poems covered in the work, providing background information such as perceived influences, parallels to other poets, historical explanations, and biographical details.
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  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 182.63 x 251.21 x 13.72mm | 462.66g
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • Chronology
  • 078643242X
  • 9780786432424
  • 3,065,282

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"wonderful...definitive"--Appalachian Journal; "handy source of information and thought-provoking ideas...rewarding...scholarly"--Review Revue.
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About Robert D. Denham

Robert D. Denham is John P. Fishwick Professor of English Emeritus at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. He has also taught at Emory & Henry College, after which he served as Director of English Programs and Director of the Association of Departments of English for the Modern Language Association. He has written and edited more than twenty-five volumes on Frye.
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