Collected Poems, 1951–2006: C. K. Stead

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This collection of poetry culls Karl Stead’s most lasting and memorable works into a single volume. Drawn from previously published works though his distinguished career, from his debut collection Whether the Will is Free to his recent publication The Black River, this resource also contains 22 previously unpublished poems from his early days.

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C. K. Stead is a writer, a teacher, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He has written more than 13 novels, two collections of short stories, and 14 books of poetry. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including Classic New Zealand Poets in Performance and Speaking Voices.

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"This ancient poetic theme—how to live in order to live beyond life—runs throughout this massive book, unifying the staggering profusion of forms and contents and linguistic registers."  —The Australian



"Almost always easy on the ear, so that, despite its great length, the book is highly readable."  —New Zealand Herald

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