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Peter Davison
Peter Davison

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Schooled in Colorado and at Harvard and Cambridge Universities and long a resident of Boston, Peter Davison-is known as one of the foremost poetry editors, especially in his work for Houghton Mifflin Company and The Atlantic Monthly. In addition to the explorations in his nine books of poetry, he has recorded his memoirs in Half Remembered: A Personal History and in The Fading Smile: Poets in Boston, 1955-1960, from Robert Frost to Robert Lowell to Sylvia Plath.

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Breathing Room
Poems
Written by Peter Davison


Format: eBook, 80 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: July 11, 2012
Price: $9.99

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The Fading Smile
Poets in Boston, from Robert Frost to Robert Lowell to Sylvia Plath,
Written by Peter Davison


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $17.99

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The Great Ledge

Written by Peter Davison


Format: eBook, 64 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

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The Poems of Peter Davison
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Written by Peter Davison


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $22.99

The poetry of Peter Davison, of which this is the ninth volume, covers a broad range of subject matter. Musical and supple, with rewards for the eye, the ear, and the mind, concerned as much with country as with city matters, Davison's poems move past personality. They open questions of identity... Read more >
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