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Ignatow, David 1914-1997

Overview
Works: 285 works in 490 publications in 4 languages and 17,162 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Performer, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3517.G53, 811.54
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Most widely held works by David Ignatow
Poems, 1934-1969 by David Ignatow( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figures of the human; poems by David Ignatow( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Say pardon; [poems by David Ignatow( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescue the dead : poems by David Ignatow( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1983 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by David Ignatow( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing the tree : new poems by David Ignatow( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild card : selected poems, early and late by Karl Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supported by a grant from the Eric Mathieu King Fund of the Academy of American Poets
Shadowing the ground by David Ignatow( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whisper to the earth : new poems by David Ignatow( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tread the dark : new poems by David Ignatow( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the evidence : selected poems, 1934-1994 by David Ignatow( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and German and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignatow is one of those rare writers who begin somewhat out of step and end up decades later sounding unquestionably contemporary. The times have had to catch up with him. His language, which is without ornament and beautiful in its honesty, does not date. --Poetry
Living is what I wanted : last poems by David Ignatow( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on death. In The Living, he writes: "Death provides the food: / the zebra lay on its side / clawed into silence, / the tigress on her belly / gnawing at the belly / of the zebra with bloody teeth. / And the living zebras / at a distance, head bowed / toward the earth, eat / of the living grass."
Leaving the door open : poems by David Ignatow( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open between us by David Ignatow( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I have a name by David Ignatow( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I have a Name is a vital engagement with life and an unflinching stare at death, concluding that love transcendent is a reality
Borders : poems by Mary Crow( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At my ease : uncollected poems of the fifties and sixties by David Ignatow( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth hard by David Ignatow( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animal in the bush : poems on poetry by David Ignatow( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the plainness of the day : love poems by David Ignatow( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The wild card : selected poems, early and late
Alternative Names
Amer. poeta.

David Ignatow American poet

David Ignatow poeta estadounidense

David Ignatow poète américain

Ignatov, Deĭvid 1914-

Ignatov, Deĭvid 1914-1997

Ìgnatov, Dejvìd.

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The wild card : selected poems, early and lateAgainst the evidence : selected poems, 1934-1994Living is what I wanted : last poemsI have a nameAt my ease : uncollected poems of the fifties and sixtiesPoetry criticism. excerpts from criticism of the works of the most significant and widely studied poets of world literature