77 Dream Songs

77 Dream Songs

A wild, masterful Pulitzer Prize-winning cycle of poems that half a century later still shocks and astounds

John Berryman was hardly unknown when he published 77 Dream Songs, but the volume was, nevertheless, a shock and a revelation. A "spooky" collection in the words of Robert Lowell-"a maddening work of genius."

As Henri Cole notes in his elegant, perceptive introduction, Berryman had discovered "a looser style that mixed high and low dictions with a strange syntax."… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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