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The Ungrateful Garden

Kizer, Carolyn

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ISBN 10: 0887482767 / ISBN 13: 9780887482762
Published by Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1999
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84 pages. Highlighting/underlining, pencil notes on several pages. Signed by the author. This is No. 20 in the Indiana University Poetry Series. This a collection of poems is the author's first major published book; her ouevre is stronglyassociated with the Pacific Northwest. Some of the poems have their first appearance in this work. This author has won the Pulitzer Prize. Bookseller Inventory # 51178

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Title: The Ungrateful Garden

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

Publication Date: 1999

Book Condition: good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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A reissuing of The Ungrateful Garden, poetry by Carolyn Kizer.

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Born in Spokane, Washington, CAROLYN KIZER has, since the 1960s been one of America’s premier poets. She received her B.A. degree from Sarah Lawrence College and was a Fellow of the Chinese Government in Comparative Literature at Columbia University. In 1959 she founded the influential journal Poetry Northwest, and served as its editor until 1965. Appointed first Director of Literary Programs for the National Endowment for the Arts in 1966, Ms. Kizer’s varied and remarkable career has included service as a cultural ambassador for the State Department; as a teacher of creative writing at several universities including North Carolina, Columbia, Cincinnati, Iowa, Stanford, Arizona, and Princeton; and as a respected spokesperson for feminism and progressive political causes. Her most recent collection of poems, Harping On, was published in 1996 by Copper Canyon Press. The Ungrateful Garden, her first book and a notable addition to the Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series, was published by Indiana University Press in 1961. Recipient of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Carolyn Kizer lives in Sonoma, California.

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