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Ammons, A. R. 1926-2001

Overview
Works: 509 works in 965 publications in 3 languages and 29,881 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Personal correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Former owner, Contributor, Author of introduction, Signer, Other, Lyricist, Narrator, Librettist, Creator
Classifications: PS3501.M6, 811.54
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Selected poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

33 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A.R. Ammons's new selection of his work once again, as the critic Harold Bloom wrote of the earlier edition, 'makes available the very best of him.' To the 'visions of clarity and terror' in that volume the poet now adds the most important poems from his three books published since. The resulting collection is the essential starting place for new readers, the quarry for those familiar with his work. Among the new poems is 'Easter Morning.' which the critic Helen Vendler called 'a classic poem, a revelation
Collected poems, 1951-1971 by A. R Ammons( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reissue of a body of work spanning two decades from one of our most treasured poets
Garbage by A. R Ammons( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first book of new poetry since Sumerian Vistas (1987), A.R. Ammons, one of America's greatest living poets, uses an unlikely subject - garbage - as the occasion for a profound and often funny meditation on nature and mutability. Driving along I-95 in Florida the poet sights a smoldering mountain of the stuff and is moved to muse: "garbage has to be the poem of our time because / garbage is spiritual, believable enough to get our attention, getting in the way, piling up, stinking, turning brooks brownish and / creamy white: what else deflects us from the / errors of our illusionary ways ..." Ammons proceeds to evoke with his unique blend of intellectual rigor and American sublimity the impersonal beauties of natural processes both microscopic and cosmic, including ruefully amusing observations on the vagaries of aging
The snow poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

11 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sphere : the form of a motion by A. R Ammons( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corsons Inlet : a book of poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brink road : poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With characteristic economy, A.R. Ammons writes that "Brink Road lies off NY 96 between Candor and Catatonk." This upstate stretch of road provides the title for his new collection, its very name suggesting the sense, found in many of these poems, that we are ever in transition from one state of mind or feeling to another, and always on the edge of revelation. The more than 150 poems in Brink Road date from 1973 to the present and none has previously appeared in book form. They deal with Ammons's lifelong concerns with language, mortality, and the beauties and impersonal forces underlying the natural world with the elegance, wit, and ruminative gravity that are his signature qualities as a poet. The concluding work, "Summer Place," is a long poem that demonstrates his mastery of this form as it unfolds the quotidian events of the poet's summer vacation
Briefings : poems small and easy by A. R Ammons( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Poland's involvement with the Olympic games as it was represented through philately
The selected poems, 1951-1977 by A. R Ammons( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short poems written by A.R. Ammons between 1951 and 1977
A coast of trees : poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of this volume, the noted critic Harold Bloom has written, "A Coast of Trees represents A. R. Ammons at his strongest and most eloquent in the lyric mode. The book is an achievement fully comparable to his Uplands and Briefings. Among the poems likely to assume a permanent place in the Ammonsian (and American) canon are the majestic title lyric and 'Swells,' 'Easter Morning,' 'Keepsake,' 'Givings,' and 'Persistences.' Again Ammons has confirmed his vital continuities with the central Whitmanian tradition of our poetry, and his crucial place in that panoply."--Back page
Diversifications : poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glare by A. R Ammons( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I reject the North because it is not / my native ground, and I reject the / South because it rejected me, and I / reject European clutterment because / we fought to put that ocean between / us. I identify with no sort or kind: / I am by myself."
Worldly hopes : poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uplands : new poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The really short poems of A.R. Ammons by A. R Ammons( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with sharp irony and passionate insight, the more than 100 poems in this collection span the career of one of the deans of contemporary poetry. Ammons makes you laugh and forces you to think. ... New readers of poetry as well as those with an active interest in lyric verse will love this volume.-Booklist
Northfield poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lake effect country : poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bosh and flapdoodle : poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems written by A.R. Ammons over a six-week period in 1996 that explore age, illness, and death
Sumerian vistas : poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected longer poems by A. R Ammons( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Collected poems, 1951-1971
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Collected poems, 1951-1971GarbageThe snow poemsSphere : the form of a motionBrink road : poemsBriefings : poems small and easyA coast of trees : poemsDiversifications : poems
Alternative Names
A. R. Ammons

A. R. Ammons American poet

A. R. Ammons Amerikaans dichter (1926-2001)

A. R. Ammons amerikanischer Autor und Hochschullehrer

A. R. Ammons amerikansk poet

A. R. Ammons poeta estadounidense

A. R. Ammons poeta estatunidenc

A. R. Ammons poète américain

A・R・アモンズ

A·R·阿门斯

Ammons

Ammons A.R.

Ammons, A. R., 1926-

Ammons, A.R. 1926-2001

Ammons, Archie R., 1926-2001

Ammons, Archie Randolph.

Ammons, Archie Randolph 1926-2001

Archie Randolph Ammons poeta estadounidense

Languages
English (357)

Spanish (2)

German (1)