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A. R. Ammons Selected Poems (American Poets Project) by A. R. Ammons

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Published by Library of America .
Written in English


  • Ammons, A. R. - Poems & Criticism,
  • Poetry,
  • American - General,
  • Poetry / Single Author / American

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Lehman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8801805M
ISBN 101931082936
ISBN 109781931082938

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Archibald Randolph (A.R.) Ammons was born in rural North Carolina on Febru His experiences growing up on a cotton and tobacco farm during the Great Depression inspired a great deal of his poetry. Ammons wrote his first poems while serving aboard a Navy destroyer during World War II. After the war, he earned a BA from Wake Forest University and an MA in English from the University. A.R. Ammons has 35 books on Goodreads with ratings. A.R. Ammons’s most popular book is Garbage. A. R. Ammons - Archie Randolph Ammons was born outside Whiteville, North Carolina, on Febru Archie Randolph Ammons was born outside Whiteville, North Carolina, on Febru - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. A.R. Ammons, Roger Gilbert (Preface by) avg rating — 62 ratings — published — 2 editions4/5.

Still - I said I will find what is lowly. When you consider the radiance, that it does not withhold itself but pours its abundance without selection into every nook and cranny not overhung or hidden; when you consider that birds' bones make no awful noise against the light but lie low in the light as in a high testimony; when you consider the radiance, that it will look into the guiltiest.   A. R. Ammons’s (–) was a two-time winner of the National Book Award and the recipient of a National Book Critics Circle Award. His many additional honors include the Academy of American Poets’ Wallace Stevens Award, the Bollingen Prize, the Poetry Society of America’s Robert Frost Medal, the Ruth Lilly Prize, and fellowships from the Guggenheim and MacArthur : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. A. R. Ammons was born Archie Randolph Ammons near Whiteville, North Carolina, in a house bought by his grandfather and situated on the family farm. The main book in the house was the Bible. A.R. Ammons, in full Archie Randolph Ammons, (born Febru , Whiteville, North Carolina, U.S.—died Febru , Ithaca, New York), American poet who was one of the leading late 20th-century exponents of the Transcendentalist tradition.. A graduate of Wake Forest College (now University), Ammons worked as an elementary school principal and as a glass company executive.

Solotaroff, Theodore (editor) (James McCourt; A. R. Ammons; Milton Klonsky; C. K Published by Simon and Schuster - Touchstone Books, New York ISBN ISBN   A.R. Ammons () was one of the great curmudgeons in poetry — he actually made an aesthetic out of a kind of reticent fuddy-duddiness spiked . A.R. Ammons: Poems Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for A.R. Ammons: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and . Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. pages. Poetry by the eminent poet A. R. Ammons, twice winner of the National Book Award--including one for this book. SIGNED "A. R. Ammons" on the title page; also signed "Archie Ammons" on the half-title page, where the poet also has a warm inscription for Virginia Poet Laureate Joe Awad.