William Stanley Merwin was born in New York City and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In 1947 he received an A.B. in English from Princeton University. He worked as a ...
If there is one poet who serves as a guide through this perilous second half of the century and whose work serves as an example of both the contemporary poetic process and its inextricable bonds to an...
Resurrection of Nature and Modernity in Merwin's `Drunk in the Furnace'
Department of English