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Paul Mariani

Paul Mariani is the author of seven poetry collections, including Epitaphs for the Journey: New, Selected, and Revised Poems and Deaths and Transfigurations. He is the author of the acclaimed biographies The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace StevensGerard Manley HopkinsThe Broken Tower: A Life of Hart Crane, and Lost Puritan: A Life of Robert Lowell, all named New York Times Notable Books; Dream Song: The Life of John Berryman; and William Carlos Williams: A New World Naked, which won the New Jersey Writers Award, was short-listed for an American Book Award, and was named a New York Times Notable Book. Mariani is a professor of English at Boston College.

Dream Song

Dream Song is the story of John Berryman, one of the most gifted poets of a generation that included Elizabeth Bishop, Randall Jarrell, Robert Lowell, and Dylan Thomas. Using Berryman's unpublished letters and poetry, as well as interviews with those who knew him intimately, Paul Mariani captures Berryman's genius and the tragedy that dogged him while also illuminating one of the most...

William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams emerged alongside Pound, Eliot, Stevens, Frost, and Yeats as one of the foremost poets of the twentieth century. Paterson, Williams's epic masterpiece, raised everyday American speech to the highest levels of poetic imagination. A finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times Notable Book, William Carlos Williams is a remarkable, rich blend of art and...

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