Cover: The Consuming Myth in HARDCOVER

The Consuming Myth

The Work of James Merrill

Product Details


Print on Demand

$90.00 • £78.95 • €81.95

ISBN 9780674166158

Publication Date: 01/01/1987


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

9 halftones, 1 line-art


Add to Cart

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

  • 1. Backward-Looking Figures: A Recent Poem through Some Early Work
  • 2. Breaking And Entering: The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace, Water Street, and The (Diblos) Notebook
  • 3. Double Burdens: Nights and Days
  • 4. At the Web’s Heart: The Fire Screen and Braving the Elements
  • 5. The Fullness of Time: The Book of Ephraim
  • 6. The Nature of Mind: Mirabell’s Books of Number
  • 7. The Names of God: Scripts for the Pageant and “Coda: The Higher Keys”
  • 8. A Shutter Opens: Late Settings and The Image Maker
  • Works By James Merrill
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

A stack of five bestselling titles from Harvard University Press against a hot pink textured background

Ringing in the New Year with HUP’s 2022 Bestsellers

There is no better way for readers to usher in the new year than by looking back to the books that defined the last. For Harvard University Press, our 2022 bestsellers make up a diverse list of books across time and discipline.