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Anthony Hecht: Collected Later Poems

Authors: Anthony Hecht

Published by Waywiser

ISBN: 9781904130127

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Anthony Hecht is one of America’s most celebrated living writers, a Pulitzer Prize winner and one-time Poet Laureate of the USA. Now in his eighties, he has earned a place alongside such poets as W. H. Auden, Robert Frost, and Elizabeth Bishop.

Here under one cover are his three most recent collections – The Transparent Man, Flight Among the Tombs, and The Darkness and the Light. The perfect companion to his Collected Earlier Poems (continuously in print since 1990), this book brings the eloquent sound of Hecht’s music to bear on a wide variety of human dramas: from a young woman dying of leukemia to the tangled love affairs of A Midsummer Night’s Dream; from Death as the director of Hollywood films to the unexpected image of Marcel Proust as a figure skater:

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