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“Perfection is a rare accomplishment, particularly in American poetry, and the perfection of much of Hollander’s work makes it essential reading for anyone who genuinely cares for the craft of poetry.  But in our fallen world we seem fated to value power of perfection, and John Hollander’s poetry has shown a visionary power just often enough to secure him a place as one of “Perfection is a rare accomplishment, particularly in American poetry, and the perfection of much of Hollander’s work makes it essential reading for anyone who genuinely cares for the craft of poetry.  But in our fallen world we seem fated to value power of perfection, and John Hollander’s poetry has shown a visionary power just often enough to secure him a place as one of the major figures of our moment.” Vernon Shetley, The New Republic


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“Perfection is a rare accomplishment, particularly in American poetry, and the perfection of much of Hollander’s work makes it essential reading for anyone who genuinely cares for the craft of poetry.  But in our fallen world we seem fated to value power of perfection, and John Hollander’s poetry has shown a visionary power just often enough to secure him a place as one of “Perfection is a rare accomplishment, particularly in American poetry, and the perfection of much of Hollander’s work makes it essential reading for anyone who genuinely cares for the craft of poetry.  But in our fallen world we seem fated to value power of perfection, and John Hollander’s poetry has shown a visionary power just often enough to secure him a place as one of the major figures of our moment.” Vernon Shetley, The New Republic

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    In this selected poems, the "Powers of Thirteen" section contains all the poems from that now sometimes hard to find book of the same title. And it truly is mind boggling....Hollander's focused, unrelenting attention, control, and lyrical language in these poems is impressive beyond words: consisting of 169 (13 squared) poems, each of 13 lines, with 13 syllables in each line. Overall, this Selected Poems proves that Hollander is an important, riveting and careful poet...a master of form and one In this selected poems, the "Powers of Thirteen" section contains all the poems from that now sometimes hard to find book of the same title. And it truly is mind boggling....Hollander's focused, unrelenting attention, control, and lyrical language in these poems is impressive beyond words: consisting of 169 (13 squared) poems, each of 13 lines, with 13 syllables in each line. Overall, this Selected Poems proves that Hollander is an important, riveting and careful poet...a master of form and one who will surely endure the test of time.

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