A Run of Jacks. Richard Hugo.

A Run of Jacks.

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1961. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine copy with a touch of rubbing to the board edges in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. Author's First Book. Richard Hugo was a poet of the Pacific Northwest, yet his renown attests to a stature greater than that of most "regional" poets. He is noted for the tight, rhythmic control of his language and lines and for the sharp sense of place evoked in his poems. Hugo's images are urgent and compelling; he imbues the many minute or seemingly irrelevant details found in his poems with a subtle significance, thereby creating a tension between the particular and the universal. This tension is considered central to Hugo's most powerful poems. In his poems Hugo reflected as much upon the internal region of the individual as on the external region of the natural world, and he considered these two deeply interconnected. Item #22460

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