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W.S. Merwin

W.S. Merwin

Merwin, W.S.
Title: W.S. Merwin
Reading Date: Tuesday, March 22, 1977

Introduction-1662

Description:

by Lois Shelton

"Going up is only"-1663

Annotation:

Juarroz, Roberto. Vertical Poetry. Trans. W.S. Merwin. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988.

"Sometimes my hands wake me up"-1664

Annotation:

Juarroz, Roberto. Vertical Poetry. Trans. W.S. Merwin. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988.

"A man spells out his weariness"-1665

Description:

("weariness" translated as "tiredness" in this early version)


Annotation:

Juarroz, Roberto. Vertical Poetry. Trans. W.S. Merwin. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988.

"There will come a day"-1666

Annotation:

Juarroz, Roberto. Vertical Poetry. Trans. W.S. Merwin. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988.

"Life draws a tree"-1667

Annotation:

Juarroz, Roberto. Vertical Poetry. Trans. W.S. Merwin. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988.

"If we knew the point"-1668

Annotation:

Juarroz, Roberto. Vertical Poetry. Trans. W.S. Merwin. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988.

"I'm awake"-1669

Annotation:

Juarroz, Roberto. Vertical Poetry. Trans. W.S. Merwin. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988.

Dreams of Romin Teratol, an Indian from Zinacantan-1670

Description:

(translated by Robert M. Laughlin)


Annotation:

uncollected, unpublished

"Story of the Ants and the Grasshoppers"-1671

Description:

from South Mexico Indians

"The Story of the Boastful Man"-1672

Description:

from South Mexico Indians

"Make This Simple Test"-1673

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Book of Fables. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2007.

"Song"-1674

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The First Four Books of Poems. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2000.

"The Iceberg"-1675

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Drunk in the Furnace. New York: Macmillan, 1960.

"Dog Dreaming"-1676

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The First Four Books of Poems. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2000.

"The Drunk in the Furnace"-1677

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Moving Target. New York: Atheneum, 1963.

"Air"-1678

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Moving Target. New York: Atheneum, 1963.

"April"-1679

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Lice. New York: Atheneum, 1967.

"Avoiding News by the River"-1680

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Lice. New York: Atheneum, 1967.

"After the Harvest"-1681

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Carrier of Ladders. New York: Atheneum, 1970.

"Laughter"-1682

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Carrier of Ladders. New York: Atheneum, 1970.

"Little Horse"-1683

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Carrier of Ladders. New York: Atheneum, 1970.

"Division"-1684

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment. New York: Atheneum, 1973.

"Words"-1685

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment. New York: Atheneum, 1973.

"A Flea's Carrying Words"-1686

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment. New York: Atheneum, 1973.

"A Miser"-1687

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. Houses and Travellers. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1994.

"The Horse"-1688

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Compass Flower. New York: Atheneum, 1977.

"Robin"-1689

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Compass Flower. New York: Atheneum, 1977.

"Line"-1690

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Compass Flower. New York: Atheneum, 1977.

"Islands"-1691

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Compass Flower. New York: Atheneum, 1977.

"The Fountain"-1692

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Compass Flower. New York: Atheneum, 1977.

"The Flight"-1693

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. The Compass Flower. New York: Atheneum, 1977.

"Strawberries"-1694

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. Opening the Hand. New York: Atheneum, 1983.

"High Water"-1695

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. Opening the Hand. New York: Atheneum, 1983.

"Tidal Lagoon"-1696

Annotation:

Merwin, W.S. Opening the Hand. New York: Atheneum, 1983.

Reading Date: Tuesday, March 22, 1977
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Department of English
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

W.S. Merwin reads widely from his work. He also reads dreams transcribed and translated by anthropologist Robert M. Laughlin. Used with permission of the Wylie Agency LLC.

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