A Wild Perfection: The Selected Letters of James Wright
August 16, 2005 9:59 AM Subscribe
“To speak in a flat voice / Is all that I can do. / . . . I speak of flat defeat / In a flat voice.” James Wright's letters chronicle many of the major innovations in American poetry in the middle of the twentieth century. They also provide a compelling personal narrative of his life. Here, the American Poetry Review publishes a selection taken from the new volume "A Wild Perfection: The Selected Letters of James Wright". More inside.
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