Poems

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961.

Price: $300.00

Hardcover. First edition, hardcover issue. Foreword by Dudley Fitts. Unusual memorial bookplate ("In Memory of Guy Emerson") and a little foxing on the topedge, else just about fine in very good or better dustwrapper with two tiny tears and a little soiling. An entry in the Yale Younger Poets series that also won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

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Alan Dugan
birth name: Alan Dugan
born: 2/12/1923
died: 9/3/2003

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Biography

American poet who wrote with bemused sarcasm about mundane topics, infusing them with an ironic depth. A fully developed style was evident in his first verse collection, Poems (1961), which in 1962 won a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore