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Jack Gilbert
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Jack Gilbert was born in Pittsburgh. He is the author of The Great Fires: Poems 1982—1992; Monolithos, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and Views of Jeopardy, the 1962 winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize. He has also published a limited edition of elegiac poems under the title Kochan. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Gilbert lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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September 2, 2014
Exam Copy
Collected Poems

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.00

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Collected Poems

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $35.00

Gathered in this volume readers will find more than fifty years of poems by the incomparable Jack Gilbert, from his Yale Younger Poets prize-winning volume to glorious late poems, including a section of previously uncollected work.

There is no one quite like Jack Gilbert in postwar American poetry. After garnering early acclaim... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Collected Poems

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $17.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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The Dance Most of All
Poems
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $20.00

A remarkable late-in-life collection, elegiac and bracing, from master poet Jack Gilbert, whose Refusing Heaven captivated the poetry world and won the National Book Critics Circle Award as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

In these characteristically bold and nuanced poems, Gilbert looks back at the passions of a life—the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Exam Copy
The Dance Most of All
Poems
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $25.00

A remarkable late-in-life collection, elegiac and bracing, from master poet Jack Gilbert, whose Refusing Heaven captivated the poetry world and won the National Book Critics Circle Award as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

In these characteristically bold and nuanced poems, Gilbert looks back at the passions of a life—the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Dance Most of All
Poems
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 80 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Great Fires
Poems, 1982-1992
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 13, 1996
Price: $17.00

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The Great Fires
Poems, 1982-1992
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Monolithos
Poems '62-'82
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 96 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

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Refusing Heaven

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.95

More than a decade after Jack Gilbert’s The Great Fires, this highly anticipated new collection shows the continued development of a poet who has remained fierce in his avoidance of the beaten path. In Refusing Heaven, Gilbert writes compellingly about the commingled passion, loneliness, and sometimes surprising happiness of a life... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Exam Copy
Refusing Heaven

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 8, 2005
Price: $25.95

More than a decade after Jack Gilbert’s The Great Fires, this highly anticipated new collection shows the continued development of a poet who has remained fierce in his avoidance of the beaten path. In Refusing Heaven, Gilbert writes compellingly about the commingled passion, loneliness, and sometimes surprising happiness of a life... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Refusing Heaven

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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