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by Thom Gunn

Free eBook Shelf Life download ISBN: 0571171966
Author: Thom Gunn
Publisher: Faber Faber Inc; First Edition edition (August 3, 1994)
Language: English
Pages: 240
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism
Size MP3: 1668 mb
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Thomson William "Thom" Gunn (29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004), was an English poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement and his later poetry in America.

Thomson William "Thom" Gunn (29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004), was an English poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement and his later poetry in America, even after moving toward a looser, free-verse style. After relocating from England to San Francisco, Gunn wrote about gay-related topics-particularly in his most famous work, The Man With Night Sweats in 1992-as well as drug use, sex and his bohemian lifestyle

After relocating from England to San Francisco, Gunn wrote about gay-related topics-particularly in his most famous work, Th Thom Gunn (29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004), born Thomson William Gunn, was an Anglo-American poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement, and his later poetry in America, even after. moving toward a looser, free-verse style.

Thom Gunn was born in Kent, England to parents who were both journalists. Gunn’s early life was peripatetic; after his parents’ divorce, he traveled with his father to various assignments and attended a number of different schools. His mother committed suicide when Gunn was fifteen

Thom Gunn was born in Kent, England to parents who were both journalists. His mother committed suicide when Gunn was fifteen.

Thom Gunn (29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004), an Anglo-American poet. A Poet's life, PART ONE: Reserved but raw, modest but gaudy, Thom Gunn covered an enormous amount of ground in his exquisite work and his raucous life.

Thom Gunn's parents divorced and his mother committed suicide, but at Cambridge his poetry found admirers. He followed a boyfriend to San Francisco where he experimented with free verse and drugs, and documented the tragedy of Aids. Some critics rejected this new direction, but at 73 his status seems assured.

For Thom Gunn, it was Cambridge at the turn of the 1950s, a prim, stultifying climate of. .At the beginning of his writing life his name was coupled with that of Ted Hughes. They were the two Cambridge bright sparks of their generation.

Luckily for him, there was the alternative reality of America.

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Devoted mainly to aspects of American literature, from Walt Whitman to the contemporary voices of Allen Ginsberg and August Kleinsahler, this book ranges from figures such as . Marianne Moore and Mina Loy - brought together under the title "Three Hard Women" - the Modernist . Eliot, Ezra Pound and Basil Bunting, and the West Coast writers Robert Duncan and Jack Sharpless.

Devoted mainly to aspects of American literature, from Walt Whitman to the contemporary voices of Allen Ginsberg and August Kleinsahler, this book ranges from figures such as H.D., Marianne Moore and Mina Loy - brought together under the title "Three Hard Women" - the Modernist T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound and Basil Bunting, and the West Coast writers Robert Duncan and Jack Sharpless. The book also includes personal memoirs of Christopher Isherwood and Yvor Winters, and a discussion between Gunn and Jim Powell, himself the subject of an earlier review.