|About the Book|
James Dickey: The Selected Poems is the first book to collect James Dickeys very best poems. Like many visionary poets of the ecstatic imagination, Dickey experimented in a wide variety of literary styles. This volume brings together the finest work from each of the periods in Dickeys extremely controversial career. For over three decades, until his death in 1997, Dickey was one of the nations most important poets- these are the poems that brought him a popular readership and critical acclaim.