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The Wild Card: Selected Poems, Early and Late Karl Shapiro

The Wild Card: Selected Poems, Early and Late

Karl Shapiro

Published June 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780252023897
Hardcover
191 pages
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Karl Shapiro, who won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1945, is an American poetic treasure and an acknowledged master of lyrical poetry whose subjects have ranged from commonplace occurrences to biting political commentary. To read Shapiros work asMoreKarl Shapiro, who won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1945, is an American poetic treasure and an acknowledged master of lyrical poetry whose subjects have ranged from commonplace occurrences to biting political commentary. To read Shapiros work as it unfolds in The Wild Card will be to grasp the depth and breadth of a great poets career and the many sides of his nature.Includes foreword by Stanley Kunitz and an introduction by M.L. Rosenthal