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  1. To the Place of the Trumpets (Yale Series of Younger Poets)
    To the Place of the Trumpets (Yale Series of Younger Poets)
    To the Place of the Trumpets (Yale Series of Younger Poets)
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  2. To the Place of the Trumpets (Yale Series of Younger Poets)

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The winning volume in the 1987 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition is To the Place of Trumpets. As James Merrill, distinguished poet and judge of the competition, has said: "Brigit Pegeen Kelly's poems suggest a kind of folk art-their clay washed of narrative grit, serviceably turned and fancifully decorated, fired, then filled at the creative instinct's oldest well. It is a pleasure to drink form this fine local pottery."

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Brigit Pegeen Kelly
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Yale University Press
EAN
9780300041514
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0300041519
Label
Yale University Press
Manufacturer
Yale University Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
88
PublicationDate
1988-09-10
Publisher
Yale University Press
Studio
Yale University Press
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

The awarding winning first book of poetry by Brigit Pegeen Kelly. She has authored three volumes, all superb. A born Celt poet, these three books make up a classic, long line mytho-poetic journey, rendering the everyday mystic, and the mystical imbued in the quotidian. No poet can read just one! I'll play the prophet and say that the trio will become a quartet with a masterpiece fourth volume. A rare girl, is Herself!
This collection of poems marks the beginning of a fruitful and freeing new period in American poetry-- one in which overt lyricism, formal experimentation alongside musical phrasing, and imaginative myth-making coincide with an eerie beauty that is far from expected or platitudinous. Pegeen Kelly's style was unlike anything I'd ever seen when I first read her 2nd book "Song" in the mid 90s--a time of plainspoken realistic free verse and monotonous new formalism-- but she had already expressed it fully in this tremendously original first book (selected by James Merrill for the Yale Younger Poets Prize and compellingly introduced by him). Please bring this back into print!
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