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Dickey, James

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Deliverance by James Dickey( Book )
197 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 4,911 libraries worldwide
The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the states most remote white-water river awaits. In the thundering froth of that river, in its echoing stone canyons, four men on a canoe trip discover a freedom and exhilaration beyond compare. And then, in a moment of horror, the adventure turns into a struggle for survival as one man becomes a human hunter who is offered his own harrowing deliverance
Poems, 1957-1967 by James Dickey( Book )
69 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,426 libraries worldwide
Selections from his four published books, and more than a score of new poems
To the white sea by James Dickey( Book )
49 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 2,366 libraries worldwide
Sergeant Muldrow is an American airman whois shot down over Tokyo during World War II. Usingskills gained in his youth in his native Alaska, heproceeds to make his escape. A brutal and often poetictale of survival in the course of which the airman kills aman for his clothes, eats a swan for meat and undergoestorture at the hands of the police. By the author ofDeliverance
Babel to Byzantium; poets & poetry now by James Dickey( Book )
42 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 1,599 libraries worldwide
Buckdancer's choice : poems by James Dickey( Book )
34 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
Direct and dramatic poems point out the contrasts and agonied of this amoral age
Alnilam by James Dickey( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
A portrait of blind Frank Cahill's encounter with the truth about the son he has never met, and about himself
The whole motion : collected poems, 1945-1992 by James Dickey( Book )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
For over three decades, James Dickey has been one of the nation's most important poets and a prominent man of letters. The Eagle's Mile, his most recent volume, was a triumphant success, a bold and innovative departure from his traditional verse. The New York Times declared, "Dickey continues to extend his vision as a major American poet," while Fred Chappell, himself a Bollingen Prize winner, wrote, "If there were a literary prize for Poetry That Has Shown Real Moxie, it ought to go to The Eagle's Mile." Now, The Whole Motion collects Dickey's oeuvre into a single volume: 235 poems, ranging from his first book, Into the Stone, through the prize-winning Buckdancer's Choice, to The Eagle's Mile, as well as a selection of previously uncollected and unpublished "apprentice" works gathered under the title "Summons." The Whole Motion documents the development of a major literary figure, one who has greatly influenced a younger generation of poets; it illuminates the evolution of one of the finest poetic sensibilities of our times
Jericho : the South beheld by Hubert Shuptrine( Book )
6 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Watercolors by Hubert Shuptrine and text by James Dickey present the South as Jericho, "the first city of the Promised Land: the city that fell to Joshua."
Stolen apples; poetry by Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
Helmets : poems by James Dickey( Book )
23 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
The young American poets by Paul Carroll( Book )
9 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
Over 300 poems by 54 poets who emerged on the American literary scene since 1960
The eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy by James Dickey( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Drowning with others; poems by James Dickey( Book )
22 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
The zodiac by James Dickey( Book )
14 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
The central motion : poems, 1968-1979 by James Dickey( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
The strength of fields by James Dickey( Book )
12 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
God's images : the Bible, a new vision by James Dickey( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Poet and artist have depicted in etchings the men and women of the Bible and brought them forth, alive and living in our own time. Adam stirring at the dawn of his creation; MOses starting in wonder from the burning bush; Saul wrestling with his soul in a tormented moment; Lazarus rising from his deathbed; Paul blindly seeking Truth on the road to Damascus. Here are Cain, Job, Ruth, Jeremiah, Jonah, Tobias, John the Baptist, Judas, Simon, and at the center, Christ--infant, youth, healer, teacher, sufferer, Redeemer
Classes on modern poets and the art of poetry by James Dickey( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
"James Dickey devoted himself as much to the critique of the modern literary tradition as to his participation in it. After his death in 1997, a transcription of his lectures was found among his papers. Collected here and published for the first time, these lectures reveal judgments and appraisals Dickey would use to great effect in his teaching. They also contribute to the unraveling of Dickey's art from the larger-than-life myth that surrounded him." "Full of asides, witticisms, and afterthoughts, the sessions suggest not the pontification of a scholar at an academic conference but the confident learning of a practicing poet who happens to enjoy being in the classroom. Clearly setting forth his sense of literary criticism, Dickey repeatedly emphasizes the preeminence of the poet over the critic, the original use of language as a primary criterion for effective poetry, and the centrality of personal reaction to poetry as a measure of its value. Dickey's comments are valuable for their insight into both his own thought processes and those of the poets he reviewed."--Jacket
The eagle's mile by James Dickey( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and German and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Poems that marked a new direction for a master poet
Deliverance by John Boorman( visu )
60 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Four ordinary men from the city canoe down a Georgia river determined to test themselves against a wilderness they only think they understand. Includes a behind-the-scenes documentary and original theatrical trailer
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Alternative Names
Dickey, James 1923-
Dickey, James Lafayette
Dickey, James Lafayette 1923-1997
Dicky, James
Dicky, James 1923-1997
Iacobus Dickey
James Dickey Amerikaans schrijver
James Dickey amerikansk författare, poet och manusförfattare
James Dickey amerikansk skribent, poet og manusforfattar
James Dickey amerikansk skribent, poet og manusforfatter
James Dickey amerikansk skribent, poet og manuskriptforfatter
James Dickey écrivain américain
James Dickey escritor estadounidense
James Dickey scrittore e poeta statunitense
James Dickey US-amerikanischer Lyriker und Schriftsteller
Дикки, Джеймс
ג'יימס דיקי
ג'יימס דיקי סופר אמריקאי
جیمز دیکی نویسنده، شاعر، و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
जेम्स डिकी
디키, 제임스 1923-
ディキー, ジェイムズ
ディッキー, ジェイムズ
English (608)
German (22)
Italian (16)
Spanish (15)
French (8)
Dutch (7)
Polish (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Danish (4)
Swedish (2)
Croatian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Serbian (1)
Slovak (1)
Norwegian (1)
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