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New and Collected Poems: 1975-2015

New and Collected Poems: 1975-2015

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A new book, the first in over a decade, from acclaimed poet Jay Parini.

This volume revolves around his deep connection to nature and underlines his concerns about the impacts of pollution and climate change. In these beautiful, haunting poems, Parini writes about the landscapes of mining country, of the railroads of Pennsylvania, of farm country, of worlds lost and families dispersed. He explores faith and how it is tested. He limns the deepest crevices of the human heart and soul. He surprises and moves us.

In addition to a complete volume’s worth of new work, called West Mountain Epilogue, offering more than fifty poems never before published in any form, Parini has collected the very best work from his previous four volumes, the poems, as he tells us, “written in the past forty years that I wish to stand by.’

Lavishly and deservingly praised over the decades for his work as an essayist, critic, biographer, novelist, and, especially, poet, Parini shines as never before in this generous volume.

ISBN: 9780807089033

Published Date: March 28, 2016

Publisher: Beacon Press

Language: English

Page Count: 229

Size: 8.43" l x 5.36" w x 0.80" h