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Dickey, James

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Deliverance by James Dickey( Book )

63 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the states most remote white-water river awaits. In the thundering froth of that river, in its echoing stone canyons, four men on a canoe trip discover a freedom and exhilaration beyond compare. And then, in a moment of horror, the adventure turns into a struggle for survival as one man becomes a human hunter who is offered his own harrowing deliverance
Poems, 1957-1967 by James Dickey( Book )

63 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from his four published books, and more than a score of new poems
To the white sea by James Dickey( Book )

51 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergeant Muldrow is an American airman whois shot down over Tokyo during World War II. Usingskills gained in his youth in his native Alaska, heproceeds to make his escape. A brutal and often poetictale of survival in the course of which the airman kills aman for his clothes, eats a swan for meat and undergoestorture at the hands of the police. By the author ofDeliverance
Babel to Byzantium; poets & poetry now by James Dickey( Book )

28 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buckdancer's choice : poems by James Dickey( Book )

38 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Direct and dramatic poems point out the contrasts and agonied of this amoral age
Alnilam by James Dickey( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of blind Frank Cahill's encounter with the truth about the son he has never met, and about himself
Jericho : the South beheld by Hubert Shuptrine( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watercolors by Hubert Shuptrine and text by James Dickey present the South as Jericho, "the first city of the Promised Land: the city that fell to Joshua."
The whole motion : collected poems, 1945-1992 by James Dickey( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now, The Whole Motion collects Dickey's oeuvre into a single volume: 235 poems, ranging from his first book, Into the Stone, through the prize-winning Buckdancer's Choice, to The Eagle's Mile, as well as a selection of previously uncollected and unpublished "apprentice" works gathered under the title "Summons." The Whole Motion documents the development of a major literary figure, one who has greatly influenced a younger generation of poets; it illuminates the evolution of one of the finest poetic sensibilities of our times
Stolen apples; poetry by Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helmets : poems by James Dickey( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young American poets by Paul Carroll( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 300 poems by 54 poets who emerged on the American literary scene since 1960
The eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy by James Dickey( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drowning with others; poems by James Dickey( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The zodiac by James Dickey( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The central motion : poems, 1968-1979 by James Dickey( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strength of fields by James Dickey( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God's images : the Bible, a new vision by James Dickey( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classes on modern poets and the art of poetry by James Dickey( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Dickey devoted himself as much to the critique of the modern literary tradition as to his participation in it. After his death in 1997, a transcription of his lectures was found among his papers. Collected here and published for the first time, these lectures reveal judgments and appraisals Dickey would use to great effect in his teaching. They also contribute to the unraveling of Dickey's art from the larger-than-life myth that surrounded him." "Full of asides, witticisms, and afterthoughts, the sessions suggest not the pontification of a scholar at an academic conference but the confident learning of a practicing poet who happens to enjoy being in the classroom. Clearly setting forth his sense of literary criticism, Dickey repeatedly emphasizes the preeminence of the poet over the critic, the original use of language as a primary criterion for effective poetry, and the centrality of personal reaction to poetry as a measure of its value. Dickey's comments are valuable for their insight into both his own thought processes and those of the poets he reviewed."--Jacket
The eagle's mile by James Dickey( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems that marked a new direction for a master poet
James Dickey : the selected poems by James Dickey( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works by the controversial poet express his thoughts on such subjects as women, animals, and morality
 
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Deliverance
Alternative Names
Dickey, James 1923-

Dicky, James

Iacobus Dickey

James Dickey Amerikaans schrijver

James Dickey amerikansk författare, poet och manusförfattare

James Dickey amerikansk skribent, poet og manusforfattar

James Dickey amerikansk skribent, poet og manusforfatter

James Dickey amerikansk skribent, poet og manuskriptforfatter

James Dickey scrittore e poeta statunitense

James Dickey US-amerikanischer Lyriker und Schriftsteller

Дикки, Джеймс

ג'יימס דיקי

جیمز دیکی نویسنده، شاعر، و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

जेम्स डिकी

디키, 제임스 1923-

ディキー, ジェイムズ

ディッキー, ジェイムズ

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Poems, 1957-1967To the white seaBuckdancer's choice : poemsThe whole motion : collected poems, 1945-1992Classes on modern poets and the art of poetryThe eagle's mileJames Dickey : the selected poems