Everything Is Burning: Poems (Paperback)

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"Ruthless and occasionally outrageous, Stern's literary songs are sharp, surprising, and unerring in their delivery."—Ploughshares, Editor's Choice


Gerald Stern calls upon his own life as a ground for his poems. Showing a horror of lies, treachery, and war, he offers redemption through stark language and plain speech.

About the Author


Gerald Stern is the author of nineteen volumes of poetry. He has been awarded the National Book Award, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, the Wallace Stevens Award, and the Robert Frost Medal, among many other honors. He lives in New York City.

Praise For…


Stern’s unadorned craftsmanship has few rivals in American letters.

Crackles with . . . exuberance, impatience, and an apparently consuming need.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393329162
ISBN-10: 039332916X
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: December 17th, 2006
Pages: 96
Language: English

 

 

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