Collected poems


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Gunn, Thom


Keyword(s):
Gay men's writings, English. Gay men -- Poetry.


Year:
1995


Publisher:
Noonday Press


Accession number:
33068794


Label:
Box 122


Notes:
23 cm. Fighting terms (1954): The wound -- Here come the saints -- To his cynical mistress -- Wind in the street -- Lazarus not raised -- Lofty in the Palais de Danse -- Round and round -- Helen's rape -- The secret sharer -- La prisonniere -- Carnal knowledge -- The court revolt -- The right possessor -- Looking glass -- Lerici -- A mirror for poets -- The beach head -- A kind of ethics -- Tamer and hawk -- Captain in time of peace -- Without a counterpart -- For a birthday -- Incident on a journey -- The sense of movement (1957): On the move -- The nature of an action -- At the back of the North wind -- Before the carnival -- A plan of self-subjection -- Birthday poem -- First meeting with a possible mother-in-law -- Autumn chapter in a novel -- The wheel of fortune -- The silver age -- The unsettled motorcyclist's vision of his death -- Lines for a book -- Elvis Presley -- Market at turk -- In praise of cities -- The allegory of the wolf boy -- Julian the apostate -- Jesus and his mother -- St Martin and the beggar -- To Yvor winters, 1955 -- The inherited estate -- During an absence -- The separation -- High fidelity -- Legal reform -- Thoughts on unpacking -- Merlin in the cave: he speculates without a book -- The corridor -- Vox humana -- My sad captains (1961): In Santa Maria del Popolo -- The annihilation of nothing -- The monster -- Readings in French -- From the highest camp -- Innocence -- Modes of pleasure -- Modes of pleasure -- A map of the city -- The book of the dead -- The Byrnies -- Black jackets -- The value of gold -- Claus von Stauffenberg -- Waking in a newly built house -- Flying above California -- Considering the snail -- 'Blackie, the electric Rembrandt' -- Hotblood on Friday -- The feel of hands -- L'epreuve -- Rastignac -- Lights among the redwood -- Adolescence -- A trucker -- Loot -- My sad captains -- Misanthropos (1965): The last man -- Memoirs of teh world -- Elegy on the dust -- The first man -- Poems from the 1960s: The goddess -- The kiss at Bayreuth -- Berlin in ruins.; Confessions of the life artist -- No speech from the scaffold -- Taylor street -- The conversation of old men -- The old woman -- Touch -- The vigil of corpus christi -- From an Asian tent -- In the tank -- The clock -- Back to life -- Pierce Street -- Aqueduct -- The inside-outside game -- Moly (1971): Rites of passage -- Moly -- For signs -- Justin -- Phaedra in the farm house -- The sand man -- Apartment cats -- Three -- Words -- From the wave -- Tom-Dobbin -- The rooftop -- The colour machine -- Street song -- The fair in the woods -- Listening to Jefferson airplane -- To Natty Bumppo -- The garden of the gods -- Flooded meadows -- Grasses -- The messenger -- Being born -- At the centre -- The discovery of the Pacific -- Sunlight -- Jack Straw's castle (1976): The bed -- Diagrams -- Iron landscapes (and the statue of liberty) -- The corporal -- Fever -- The night piece -- Last days at Teddington -- All night, legs pointed east -- The geysers -- Three songs: -- Baby song -- Hitching into Frisco -- Sparrow -- The plunge -- Bringing to light -- Thomas Bewick -- Wrestling -- The outdoor concert -- Saturnalia -- Faustus triumphant -- Dolly -- Jack Straw's castle -- An amorous debate -- Autobiography -- Hampstead: the horse chestnut trees -- The road map -- The idea of trust -- Courage, a tale -- Behind the mirror -- The cherry tree -- Mandrakes -- Yoko -- The release -- Breaking ground -- The passages of joy (1982): Elegy -- Adultery -- Bally power play -- New York -- The conversation -- Expression -- Selves -- A waking dream -- Sweet things -- The cat and the wind -- Small plane in Kansas -- The exercise -- Hide and seek -- As expected -- The menace -- Song of a camera -- Waitress -- Keats at highgate -- His rooms in college -- June -- Another all-night party -- San Francisco streets -- The miracle -- The victim -- Painkillers -- Slow walker -- The girls next door -- Donahue's sister -- At an intercession -- A drive to Los Alamos -- Transients and residents: Falstaff -- Crystal -- Crosswords.; Interruption -- Talbot road -- Night taxi -- Poems from the 1980s: Fennel -- Venetian blind -- A bulletin from the stadium -- Smoking pot on the bus -- '1975' -- Punch rubicundus -- At the barriers -- The man with night sweats (1992): The hug -- To a friend in time of trouble -- Bone -- An invitation -- The differences -- Lines for my 55th birthday -- Philemon and Baucis -- Odysseus on Hermes -- Seesaw -- A sketch of the great dejection: Patch work -- The life of the otter -- Three for children -- Skateboard -- Well Dennis O'Grady -- Outside the diner -- Improvisation -- Old Meg -- Yellow pitcher plant -- Tenderloin -- Looks -- To Isherwood dying -- The stealer -- JVC -- Barren leaves -- Jamesian -- Meat -- Cafeteria in Boston -- Nasturtium -- The beautician -- 'All do not al things well' -- The man with night sweats -- In time of plague -- Lament -- Terminal -- Still life -- The reassurance -- Words for some ash -- Sacred heart -- her pet -- Courtesies of the interregnum -- To the dead owner of a gym -- Memory unsettled -- The J car -- To a dead graduate student -- The missing -- Death's door -- A blank. Originally published: London : Faber & Faber, 1993 [i.e. 1994]./ Includes index. Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 1994 Thom Gunn. Internet resource (url) Book; Internet Resource


URLS:
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780374524333.pdf Materials specified: Table of contentshttp://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780374524333.pdf


Language:
English


ISBN:
ISBN: 0374524335; 9780374524333; LCCN: 93-74183


Research notes:
Review copy Insert between cover and first leaf


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