Different Hours

Different Hours

Stephen Dunn

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

A clever and sleek new assortment via considered one of our "major, imperative poets" (Sidney Lea). The mysteries of Eros and Thanatos, the obdurate persistence of brain and physique within the face of diminishment--these are the undercurrents of Stephen Dunn's 11th quantity. "I am drawn to exploring the 'different' hours," he says, "not merely of one's existence, but additionally of the bigger historic and philosophical lifestyles past the personal."

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