Dream song : the life of John Berryman /

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Main Author: Mariani, Paul L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1996.
Edition:2nd ed. with a new intro.
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Main Author:Mariani, Paul L.
Summary:

This work provides a portrait of John Berryman, who, by the time of his suicide at the age of 58, had won a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award. It describes the poet's struggle with alcohol and drugs, his obsession with women and fame, and his friendships with other writers.

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General Notes:Includes index.
Physical Description:xxxiii, 519 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN:1558490175 (pbk. :alk. paper)
Author Notes:

Paul Mariani, biographer of William Carlos Williams and Robert Lowell, and critic holds a Chair in English at Boston College. A former professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, he has lectured widely across the country and lives in Montague, Massachusetts.


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