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A. R. Ammons

Poet (18-Feb-1926 — 25-Feb-2001)


Roger Gilbert (editor). Considering the Radiance: Essays on the Poetry of A. R. Ammons. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.. 2005.

Nick Halpern. Everyday and Prophetic: The Poetry of Lowell, Ammons, Merrill, and Rich. University of Wisconsin Press. 2003. 296pp.

Robert Kirschten. Approaching Prayer: Ritual and the Shape of Myth in A. R. Ammons and James Dickey. Louisiana State University Press. 1998. 216pp.

Robert Kirschten (editor). Critical Essays on A. R. Ammons. New York: G. K. Hall. 1997. 411pp.

Steven P. Schneider (editor). Complexities of Motion: New Essays on A. R. Ammons's Long Poems. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1999. 361pp.

Steven P. Schneider. A. R. Ammons and the Poetics of Widening Scope. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1994.

Stuart Wright. A. R. Ammons: A Bibliography, 1954-1979. Wake Forest University. 1980. 179pp.


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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.14)

  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.30)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.33)

  8. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.48-50)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.15)

  10. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.13)

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