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Strand, Mark 1934-2014

Overview
Works: 351 works in 816 publications in 5 languages and 25,929 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Musical settings  Art music  Song cycles  Songs 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Signer, Author of introduction, Other, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Lyricist, Speaker
Classifications: PS3569.T69, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Strand
The making of a poem : a Norton anthology of poetic forms by Mark (Edt)/ Boland, Eavan (Edt) Strand( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains information on and examples of the villanelle, the sestina, the pantoum, the sonnet, the ballad, blank verse, the heroic couplet, and the stanza, the elegy, the pastoral, the ode, and open forms, as well as a chapter on meter
The contemporary American poets; American poetry since 1940 by Mark Strand( Book )

24 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains poems by A.R. Ammons, Alan Ansen, John Ashbery, Marvin Bell, Michael Benedikt, John Berryman, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Bly, Philip Booth, Edgar Bowers, Tom Clark, Gregory Corso, Henri Coulette, Robert Greeley, J.V. Cunningham, James Dickey, William Dickey, Alan Dugan, Alvin Feinman, Edward Field, Donald Finkel, Isabella Gardner, Jack Gilbert, Allen Ginsberg, Louise Gluck, Paul Goodman, John Haines, Donald Hall, Kenneth O. Hanson, Anthony Hecht, Daryl Hine, Daniel Hoffman, John Hollander, Richard Howard, Barbara Howes, Robert Huff, Richard Hugo, David Ignatow, Randall Jarrell, LeRoi Jones, Donald Justice, Weldon Kees, X.J. Kennedy, Galway Kinnell, Carolyn Kizer, Kenneth Koch, Al Lee, Denise Levertov, Philip Levine, Laurence Lieberman, John Logan, Robert Lowell, William H. Matchett, E.L. Mayo, William Meredith, James Merrill, W.S. Merwin, Howard Moss, Stanley Moss, Lisel Mueller, Howard Nemerov, Frank O'Hara, Charles Olson, Robert Pack, Donald Petersen, Sylvia Plath, Adrienne Rich, Theodore Roethke, James Schuyler, Winfield Townley Scott, Anne Sexton, Karl Shapiro, Charles Simic, Louis Simpson, L.E. Sissman, William Jay Smith, W.D. Snodgrass, Gary Snyder, William Stafford, Mark Strand, Robert Sward, May Swenson, James Tate, Constance Urdang, Peter Viereck, David Wagoner, Ds
Selected poems by Mark Strand( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reissue of poetry by the Poet Laureate of the United States
Blizzard of one : poems by Mark Strand( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strand's poems occupy a place that exists between abstraction and the sensuous particulars of experience. It is a place created by a voice that moves with unerring ease between the commonplace and the sublime. The poems are filled with "the weather of leavetaking," but they are also unexpectedly funny. The erasure of self and the depredations of time are seen as sources of sorrow, but also as grounds for celebration. This is one of the difficult truths these poems dramatize with stoicism and wit
100 great poems of the twentieth century( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects poems from one hundred poets from the past century, including pieces from W.H. Auden, Federico Garcâia Lorca, and Maria Rilke
The continuous life : poems by Mark Strand( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hopper by Mark Strand( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry, approaches Hopper's work with a fresh eye, exploring the aesthetic principles behind the paintings. Strand, whose poems move through a terrain similar to that portrayed by Hopper, possesses a unique and powerful understanding of what makes the paintings so moving and memorable. He writes with his distinctive clarity and grace, examining twenty-three of Hopper's most important works. He cites aesthetic reasons for Hopper's continuing ability to deeply move people
Art of the real : nine American figurative painters by Mark Strand( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man and camel : poems by Mark Strand( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new collection of poetry celebrates the transience, oddities, and lasting beauty of life and its mysteries
The weather of words : poetic invention by Mark Strand( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, a collection of writings on the art and nature of poetry." "The pieces have a broad range and many levels. In one, we sit with the teenage Mark Strand while he reads for the first time a poem that truly amazes him: "You, Andrew Marvell" by Archibald MacLeish, in which night sweeps in an unstoppable but exhilarating circle around the earth toward the speaker standing at noon. The essay goes on to explicate the poem, but it also evokes, through its form and content, the poem's meaning - time's circular passage - with the young Strand first happening upon the poem, the older Strand seeing into it differently, but still amazed." "Among the other subjects Strand explores: the relationship between photographs and poems, the eternal nature of the lyric, the contemporary use of old forms, four American views of Parnassus, and an alphabet of poetic influences."--Jacket
New selected poems by Mark Strand( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than twenty-five years after the appearance of his first Selected Poems, we at last have a magnificent new gathering of Mark Strand's work, one that spans and celebrates his entire remarkable career to date. From Sleeping with One Eye Open (1964) through the wonderful middle work that includes The Continuous Life (1990), and crowned by the Pulitzer Prize<U+2013>winning Blizzard of One (1998) and his most recent collection, Man and Camel (2006), this book makes a crucial selection of Strand's always beautiful and by turns humorous and melancholy poems. Over the decades Strand's identity as a poet has remained firm: he is existential, playful, mysterious, a poet of simple words and sentences that somehow add up to powerful universal experiences. With his incantatory language and radiant, commanding imagery, he creates mythic scenes and vistas that, however otherworldly, are ultimately of this earth: their underlying subject the pain and pleasure of being mortal. Here is an essential compilation from one of the most beloved and honored American poets at work today, without which no modern poetry collection is complete
Collected poems by Mark Strand( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of all of the poet Mark Strand's previously published poems"--
Darker by Mark Strand( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monument by Mark Strand( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another republic : 17 European and South American writers : [poems]( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost invisible by Mark Strand( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A latest collection by the U.S. Poet Laureate (1990) and Pulitzer Prize-winning author is comprised of a series of witty and poignant prose-style pieces (sometimes appearing as pure prose, sometimes as impure poetry) that explore the receding vista of life while posing eloquent, riddle-like conundrums about the human condition
The late hour by Mark Strand( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Bailey by Mark Strand( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark harbor : a poem by Mark Strand( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The poems in this book are easily recognizable as the work of one of our most interesting and influential poets, but there is an extra dimension justifying a claim for the whole as a unified poem. Each of the forty-five sections plays against the others, and although wide-ranging and with many moods and changes of tone, Dark Harbor is all of a piece."--BOOK JACKET
Animal logic by Richard Barnes( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A buffalo stands horns to head with a man who is calmly vacuuming the snow-covered plains beneath its feet. A herd of plastic-wrapped zebras surrounds a giraffe, while a man on scaffolding above paints them a lovely trompe l'oeil sky. Photographer Richard Barnes has spent more than ten years documenting the way we assemble, contain, and catalog the natural world. Barnes's behind-the-scenes photographs are haunting reminders that there is nothing natural about a natural history museum."
 
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The making of a poem : a Norton anthology of poetic forms
Alternative Names
Marcus Strand

Mark Strand Amerikaans dichter (1934-2014)

Strand, Mark

Strend, Mark 1934-

Strend Mark 1934-2014

Стрэнд, Марк

Стрэнд, Марк канадско-американский поэт, эссеист и переводчик

מארק סטרנד

סטרנד, מארק 1934-

סטרנד, מרק 1934-

مارك ستراند، 1934-

مارک استرند مترجم، نویسنده، و شاعر آمریکایی

스트랜드, 마크

ストランド, マーク

マーク・ストランド

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The contemporary American poets; American poetry since 1940Selected poemsBlizzard of one : poems100 great poems of the twentieth centuryThe continuous life : poemsHopperMan and camel : poemsThe weather of words : poetic invention