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Sleeping on the Wing: An Anthology of Modern Poetry with Essays on Reading and Writing

 
 
 
 
Sleeping on the Wing: An Anthology of Modern Poetry with Essays on Reading and Writing
Author: Kenneth Koch - Kate Farrell
ISBN 13: 9780394743646
ISBN 10: 394743644
Edition: 1
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: 1982-02-12
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $13.95
 
 

Selections from the work of twenty-three modern poets, from Emily Dickinson and Gerard Manley Hopkins to Gary Snyder and Leroi Jones, including translations of poems by five ...

Biography

Kenneth Koch has published many volumes of poetry, including New Addresses, Straits and One Train. He was awarded the Bollingen Prize for Poetry in 1995, in 1996 he received the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry awarded by the Library of Congress, and he received the first Phi Beta Kappa Poetry award in November of 2001. His short plays, many of them produced off- and off-off-Broadway, are collected in The Gold Standard: A Book of Plays. He has also written several books about poetry, including Wishes, Lies, and Dreams; Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?; and, most recently, Making Your Own Days: The Pleasures of Reading and Writing Poetry. He taught undergraduates at Columbia University for many years. He passed away in 2002.