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The Passages of Joy

Thom Gunn

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ISBN
9780571262540
Date Published
09.12.2010
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Summary

The Passages of Joy, published in 1982, saw Thom Gunn writing at the height of his powers. The poems combine personal directness with an apparently effortless technical assurance.

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Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent in 1929. He published his first book of poems, Fighting Terms (1954), while he was still an undergraduate at Cambridge. That same year, he moved to California and stayed there for the rest of his life, teaching at Berkeley and living in San Francisco. He published nine books of poetry, including The Man…

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