"Since his death in 2004, poetry on both sides of the Atlantic has missed Thom Gunn--his gusto, his candor, his tact, his persistent doubleness, his unfolding sympathies, his freedom from fixed ideas. This important collection of critical prose, a tribute, a reappraisal, and an extension of his life and work, returns Gunn to our attention in his living power. Poetry will be glad of it."--Langdon Hammer (03/20/2009)
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About the Author
Joshua Weiner is associate professor of English and the director of the English Honors Program at the University of Maryland. He is the author of two books of poetry, The World's Room and From the Book of Giants, both published by the University of Chicago Press.