|Statement||Jack W.C. Hagstrom.|
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Man With Night Sweats (FSG Classics) [Thom Gunn] on lfcmalta.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Man with Night Sweats is a haunting depiction of a world ravaged by illness that is part elegy for those who have been lost and part evocation of the changes that await those who survive. It is also one of the few works of literature that have fully met both the aesthetic and the moral Cited by: 9. Thom Gunn was born in Kent, England to parents who were both journalists. Gunn’s early life was peripatetic; after his parents’ divorce, he traveled with his father to various assignments and attended a number of different schools. Apr 28, · In a poem from his collection The Passages Of Joy, Thom Gunn, who has died aged 74, delightedly announced: "I like loud music, bars, and boisterous men."Author: Neil Powell. Selected Poems by Gunn, Thom and Hughes, Ted and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at lfcmalta.com
“[Gunn] has always been elusive, hard to place both as to nationality and as to poetic affiliation. His Collected Poems are sane, accessible, impressive in their versification and command of language--testaments to intelligence, warmth, and integrity.” —Richard Tillinghast, The New York Times Book Review “[Gunn is] an exceptional and fascinating poet with a formal range to rival Auden. Nov 10, · He wrote of his friend Robert Duncan: “You add to, you don’t cancel what you do.” Thom Gunn went on adding to the end. Selected Poems of Thom Gunn, edited by Author: Patrick Mcguinness. Mar 01, · Thom Gunn (29 August – 25 April ), born Thomson William Gunn, was an Anglo-American poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement, and his later poetry in America, even after moving toward a looser, free-verse style/5. On August 29, , Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, the older son of two journalists. His parents were divorced when the poet was ten years .
Dec 01, · Thom Gunn (29 August – 25 April ), born Thomson William Gunn, was an Anglo-American poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement, and his later poetry in America, even after moving toward a looser, free-verse style/5(18). Thom Gunn () is a poet whose work thrives on contrast and contradiction: English tradition and American idiom; strict form and free verse; intellectual discipline and physical hedonism are all held in balance in his risk-taking poetry. Gunn was born. A new selection of poems by the celebrated gay poet. Thom Gunn has been described as “one of the most singular and compelling poets in English during the past half-century” (Times Literary Supplement).Gunn was an Elizabethan poet in modern guise, though there’s nothing archaic, quaint, or sepia-toned about his poetry. The program was an immediate success, and Kray now endeavored to use the book recommendations of the era’s greatest poets as the backbone of a reading list for a city-wide, and eventually nation-wide, reading program. Letter from Elizabeth Kray to Thom Gunn, Forty-year-old Gunn complied gladly, if .