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The Consuming Myth

The Work of James Merrill

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$87.00 • £69.95 • €78.50

ISBN 9780674166158

Publication Date: 01/01/1987


384 pages

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

9 halftones, 1 line-art


  • 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

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