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Anthony Hecht
Anthony Hecht

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Anthony Hecht is the author of seven books of poetry, including The Hard Hours, which received the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1968. He is also the author of several volumes of essays and criticism, among them a book-length study of the poetry of W. H. Auden called The Hidden Law. He has received the Bollingen Prize in Poetry (1983), the Eugenio Montale Award (1984), the Wallace Stevens Award (1997), and the Robert Frost Medal (2000). He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Collected Earlier Poems

Written by Anthony Hecht


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 25, 1992
Price: $22.00

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Collected Earlier Poems

Written by Anthony Hecht


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $15.99

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Collected Later Poems

Written by Anthony Hecht


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $16.95

Anthony Hecht, now in his eightieth year, has earned a place alongside such poets as W. H. Auden, Robert Frost, and Elizabeth Bishop. Here under one cover are his three most recent collections–The Transparent Man, Flight Among the Tombs, and The Darkness and the Light. The perfect companion to his Collected... Read more >
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Collected Later Poems

Written by Anthony Hecht


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

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The Darkness and the Light
Poems
Written by Anthony Hecht


Format: eBook, 80 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Flight Among the Tombs
Poems
Written by Anthony Hecht


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 12, 1998
Price: $16.00

Divided into two parts, this new book contains a collaboration with the artist Leonard Baskin called “Presumptions of Death,” reproducing 22 masterly wood engravings and all of Hecht's other poems written since his last book, The Transparent Man. Read more >
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Flight Among the Tombs
Poems
Written by Anthony Hecht


Format: eBook, 88 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Selected Poems

Written by Anthony Hecht
Edited by J.D. McClatchy


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $21.00

Alongside Wallace Stevens, James Merrill, and other pillars of twentieth-century poetry, Anthony Hecht joins the Borzoi Poetry series.

Hecht, whose writing rings with the cadences of the King James Bible, and who, as an infantryman at the end of World War II, participated in the liberation of the concentration camps, lived and... Read more >
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Selected Poems

Written by Anthony Hecht
Edited by J.D. McClatchy


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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