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The Changing Light at Sandover

by James Ingram Merrill

  • 250 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Knopf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Poetry / General,
  • American - General,
  • Merrill, James - Poems & Criticism,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ.D. Mcclatchy (Editor), Stephen Yenser (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages640
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9319017M
    ISBN 100307263215
    ISBN 109780307263216

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    The Changing Light at Sandover (contains “The Book of Ephraim,” “Mirabell’s Books of Number,” “Scripts for the Pageant,” and a new coda), Atheneum (New York, NY), From the First Nine: Poems , Atheneum (New York, NY), From the Cutting-Room Floor, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction: Sibylline listening --A second cup: Reader's guide to The Changing Light at Sandover Comedies ().


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—The New York Review of Books “James Merrill has created a poem as central to our generation as The Waste Land was to the one before.” —The New Leader “In turns comic, elegiac, and darkly prophetic, Sandover is as ambitious in scope as it is audacious in concept combining an epic intent with dramatic and lyric meanings and by: 6.

James Merrills audacious and dazzling epic poem, The Changing Light at Sandover, remains as startling today as when it first emerged in separate volumes over a period of several years.

Individual parts won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and the entire poem, when it was collected into one volume inwon the National Book Critics Circle Award/5.

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Individual parts won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and the entire poem, when it was collected into one volume inwon the National Book Critics Circle Award.5/5(1).

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From the mids on, he lived in Stonington, Connecticut, and for extended periods he also had houses in Athens and Key West. From The Black Swan () through A Scattering of Salts (), he wrote twelve books of poems, ten of them published in trade editions, as well as The Changing Light at Sandover ()/5(21).

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 6. There is nothing else in American poetry like the late James Merrill’s multiple-prize-winning The Changing Light at Sandover, a page epic poem about his evenings spent at the Ouija board with his partner, David Jackson, first published in one volume in Among other things, it is one of the only accounts of a longtime domestic partnership that we have in verse; as they sit in their candle-lit.

The result, “The Changing Light at Sandover,” was a homemade cosmology as dense as Blake’s, which Merrill shared with the “summer people”—retired naval officers and frisky elderly Author: Dan Chiasson. It’s hard to escape Bloom’s truth when he states that The Book of Ephraim, which begins James Merrill’s phenomenal long-long-long poem, The Changing Light at Sandover, is “an occult splendor in which Merrill rivals Yeats’ A Vision, [Wallace] Stevens’ ghostly The Owl in the Sarcophagus, and even some aspects of Proust.” Few poems.

A Reader's Guide to James Merrill's The Changing Light at Sandover book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An invaluable road map /5. To the Editors: An important issue Edward Mendelson raises is the degree to which the text of Merrill’s long poem The Changing Light at Sandover is indebted to his lifelong partner and fellow Ouija boarder David Jackson.

Start your hour free trial to unlock this The Changing Light at Sandover study guide and get instant access to the following: Summary Themes Analysis. Editorial Reviews. Review. “An astonishing performance As near to [a masterpiece] as The Changing Light at Sandover by [Merrill, James].

The Genius and Generosity of Jimmy Merrill from the Decem of Langdon Hammer’s James Merrill: Life and Art [NYR, Decem ]. of Merrill’s long poem The Changing Light at Sandover is indebted to.

About The Changing Light at Sandover. James Merrill’s audacious and dazzling epic poem, The Changing Light at Sandover, remains as startling today as when it first emerged in separate volumes over a period of several years.

Individual parts won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and the entire poem, when it was collected into one volume inwon the National Book Critics Circle Award.

) Merrill wrote a page poem, excerpted here, entitled “The Changing Light at Sandover,” based on his and his longtime partner’s adventures with the Author: August Kleinzahler. Thankfully, The Changing Light at Sandover does not require Book of Ephraim stands alone and whether you like it will probably be the best gauge of whether you will like the whole of Sandover.

Mirabell I found very difficult going and, in all honesty can probably be skipped, like most people skip Purgatorio.5/5(4). James Merrill s audacious and dazzling epic poem, The Changing Light at Sandover, remains as startling today as when it first emerged in separate volumes over a period of several dual parts won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and the entire poem, when it was collected into one volume inwon the National Book Critics Circle Award/5().

James Merrill’s audacious and dazzling epic poem, The Changing Light at Sandover, remains as startling today as when it first emerged in separate volumes over a period of several years. Individual parts won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and the entire poem, when it was collected into one volume inwon the National Book /5(30).

The Changing Light at Sandover is Merrill's magnum opus. It is also the greatest example of epic poetry in modern literature. Divided into four sections (four being a mystical number [seasons, elements, etc] and possibly alluding also to Eliot's "Four Quartets"), Sandover, is, as far as I am aware, the longest single poem in the modern cannon/5(18).

James Merrill&’s audacious and dazzling epic poem, The Changing Light at Sandover, remains as startling today as when it first emerged in separate volumes over a period of several years.

Individual parts won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and the entire poem, when it was collected into one volume inwon the National.The Changing Light at Sandover is Merrill's magnum opus.

It is also the greatest example of epic poetry in modern literature. Divided into four sections (four being a mystical number [seasons, elements, etc] and possibly alluding also to Eliot's "Four Quartets"), Sandover, is, as far as I am aware, the longest single poem in the modern cannon/5(14).Dive deep into James Merrill's The Changing Light at Sandover with extended analysis, commentary, and discussion.

eNotes Home; Books of Number (), and Scripts for the Pageant ().