Poetry Alfred Corn Stake: Poems, 1972-1992

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Stake: Poems, 1972-1992

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Written over a twenty-year period and selected by the author, these poems are the indispensable record of wide-ranging explorations of experience and of language. Brought together, they draw in bold, clear lines the profile of a central figure in contemporary poetry.

Alfred Corn draws with extraordinary skill on narrative, figurative, and metrical resources to frame challenging contemporary issues, autobiographical themes, and vivid observations of both the extraordinary and the everyday. Reflecting on subjects ranging from the comic to the classical, Corn's poetry is musical, meditative, passionate, and direct.

These poems were gathered from six of Corn's previous collections: All Roads at Once (1976), A Call in the Midst of the Crowd (1978), The Various Light (1980), Notes from a Child of Paradise (1984), The West Door (1988), and Autobiographies (1992).

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About the Author:

Alfred Corn's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, The Nation, and many distinguished literary journals. He has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and the Academy of American Poets. He teaches in the writing division of Columbia University's Graduate School of the Arts and lives in New York City.

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1992: 1. 1949
1992: 13. 1989
1992: 14. 1990
1992: 15. 1971
1992: 19. 1989
1992: 2. 1971
1992: 20. 1992
1992: 8. 1974
1992: 9. 1989
The Adversary
Assistances
At The Grave Of Wallace Stevens
Audience
The Band
The Bridge, Palm Sunday, 1973
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: April
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: April. Billie's Blues
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: April. Impression
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: April. Spring And Summer
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: April. Two Parks
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: April. Water: City Wildlife ...
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: January
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: January. By Firelight
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: January. Midnight Walk
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: January. Nine To Five
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: January. Some New Ruins
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: January. Tokyo West
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: July. Bike Ride
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: July. Birthday Lunch, August 14
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: July. City Island, Pelham Bay Park
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: July. Declaration, July 4
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: July. Fire: The People
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: July. Summer Vertigo
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: July. Sunday Mornings In Harlem
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: October. Afternoon
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: October. Air: The Spirit
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: October. Another Year
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: October. Fifty-seventh St. And Fifth
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: October. Orlando Furioso .. Puppet
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: October. Photographs Of Old New York
A Call In The Midst Of The Crowd: October. Short Story, A Covenant
The Candlelight Burglary
Cannot Be A Tourist
Chinese Porcelains At The Metropolitan
Contemporary Culture And The Letter K
Cornwall
Darkening Hotel Room
The Documentary On Brazil
Dreambooks
Dublin, The Liberties
In The Midst Of The Crowd; Sels. Earth: Stone, Brick, Metal
The Jaunt
La Madeleine
Maine Real Estate
Moving: New York -- New Haven Line
My Neighbor, The Distinguished Count
Naskeag
New Year
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: I : 1
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: I : 14
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: I : 19
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: I : 2
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: I : 21
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: I : 3
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 1
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 12
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 14
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 16
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 25
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 26
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 27
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 28
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 33
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 4
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Ii : 7
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 13
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 14
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 16
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 17
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 20
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 21
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 22
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 25
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 27
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 31
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 4
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 6
Notes From A Child Of Paradise: Iii : 7
On The Beach
One To One
An Oregon Journal
The Outdoor Amphitheater
Pages Form A Voyage: 3. A Separation
Pages From A Voyage
Pages From A Voyage: 2. Mortefontaine
Pages From A Voyage: 4. To A Friend, From A Landing
Pages From A Voyage: 5
Pages From A Voyage: 6
Pages From A Voyage: 7. A Forestate
Pages From A Voyage: 8
Pages From A Voyage: 9
Prime Minister In Retirement
Promised Land Valley, June '73
Stephen Dedalus: Self-portrait As A Young Man
Tanagra
The Three Times
Two Places In New England
A Village Walk Under Snow
Welcome To Farewell
An Xmas Murder
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