Pamphlets series

21 Poems

Poetry by George Oppen

Edited by David B. Hobbs

The Objectivist Press published George Oppen’s first book, Discrete Series, in 1934. Four years earlier, the twenty-one-year-old poet had sent an unbound sheaf of typewritten poems with the title 21 Poems handwritten in pencil on the first page to Louis Zukofsky, who forwarded them on to Ezra Pound in Paris. These poems, suffused with Oppen’s love for his young bride Mary, as well as his love of sailing, are strikingly unique. The scholar David B. Hobbs recently found 21 Poems buried in Pound’s papers at Yale’s Beinecke Library, and it appears here as a collection for the first time.

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Paperback (published August 15, 2017)

ISBN
9780811226912
Price US
10.95
Price CN
14.95
Trim Size
6x9
Page Count
64

George Oppen

20th Century American Poet