Louise Glück: The First Four Books of Poems
Author: Louise Glück
Publisher: Ecco Press (1999)
The First Four Books of Poems collects the early work that established Louise Glück as one of America's most original and important poets. Honored with the Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Iris, Glück was celebrated early in her career for her fierce, austerely beautiful voice. In Firstborn, The House on Marshland Wand, Descending Figure, and The Triumph of Achilles, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, we see the conscious progression of a poet who speaks with blade-like accuracy and stirring depth.