These poems, written over fifty years, address such subjects as the celerity of time, old age, art, literary acquaintances, and the author’s beloved New England landscape. They delight in sound and form, even as they unsettle and disturb.
Marie Borroff is Sterling Professor of English Emeritus at Yale University. She is both an accomplished scholar and the author of eloquent verse translations of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Patience, and Pearl. Her poems have appeared in the New Republic and the American Scholar.
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