The Owner of the House [electronic resource] : New Collected Poems 1940-2001

Simpson, Louis.
New York : BOA Editions Ltd., 2014.
1 online resource (612 p.)
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A major poetry collection by one of America's most widely acclaimed poets, published in his eightieth Year!
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; New Poems; 1: The Listeners; The Long Afternoon; Nero in Love; A Letter from Brazil; An Old Building on Hudson Street; The Appointment; An Orchid; The Listeners; The Willies; 2: Life Itself; Inspiration; A Wandering Life; The Blue Coast; Lilies of the Field; All Sorts of Things; The Floor Lamp; "He's asleep"; In Country Houses; Country Doctor; The Fence; At Journey's End; Foursome; Wash, Dry, and Fold; Any Time Now; Sanctuary Road; Kaimana Beach; 3: The Owner of the House; Peter's Dream; A Walk with Goethe; A Walk with Bashō
Confessions of a Professor of EnglishA Farewell to His Muse; Footnotes to Fodor's Spain; Homeless Men; In the Alpha Cradle; Reading the Times; The Wow! Factor; Driving; A Shearling Coat; Graduation; Variations on a Theme by Shostakovich; At the Church Door; The Children's Choir; Grand Forks; The Owner of the House; from The Arrivistes: Poems 1940-1949; Arm in Arm; Lazarus Convalescent; Summer Storm; A Witty War; Carentan O Carentan; Song: "Rough Winds Do Shake the Darling Buds of May"; from Good News of Death and Other Poems 1955; As Birds Are Fitted to the Boughs; A Woman Too Well Remembered
The Man Who Married MagdaleneMemories of a Lost War; The Heroes; The Battle; The Ash and the Oak; West; Early in the Morning; from A Dream of Governors 1959; I Dreamed that in a City Dark as Paris; A Dream of Governors; To the Western World; Hot Night on Water Street; The Boarder; Orpheus in America; Music in Venice; Côte d'Azur; The Runner; The Bird; The Silent Generation; The Lover's Ghost; The Goodnight; from At the End of the Open Road 1963; In California; In the Suburbs; The Redwoods; There Is; Summer Morning; Birch; The Morning Light; The Cradle Trap; A Story About Chicken Soup
The TroikaFrogs; My Father in the Night Commanding No; American Poetry; The Inner Part; On the Lawn at the Villa; The Riders Held Back; Wind, Clouds, and the Delicate Curve of the World; Walt Whitman at Bear Mountain; from Selected Poems 1965; Stumpfoot on 42nd Street; After Midnight; from Adventures of the Letter I 1971; Dvonya; A Son of the Romanovs; Meyer; The Country House; A Night in Odessa; Isidor; Indian Country; The Climate of Paradise; American Dreams; The Photographer; Vandergast and the Girl; On a Disappearance of the Moon; Port Jefferson; A Friend of the Family; The Foggy Lane
Sacred ObjectsTrasimeno; The Peat-Bog Man; The Silent Piano; from Searching for the Ox 1976; Venus in the Tropics; Dinner at the Sea-View Inn; The Springs at Gadara; The Hour of Feeling; The Mannequins; The Middleaged Man; Baruch; Searching for the Ox; The Street; Big Dream, Little Dream; Before the Poetry Reading; from Caviar at the Funeral 1980; Working Late; Sway; American Classic; The Beaded Pear; The Ice Cube Maker; The Old Graveyard at Hauppauge; Why Do You Write About Russia?; Typhus; The Art of Storytelling; The Pawnshop; Caviar at the Funeral; Chocolates; Armidale; Out of Season
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