Works by W. S. Merwin

MERWIN’S POETRY

1952: A Mask for Janus, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press; awarded the Yale Younger Poets Prize, 1952 (reprinted as part of The First Four Books of Poems, 1975)

1954: The Dancing Bears, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press (reprinted as part of The First Four Books of Poems, 1975)

1956: Green with Beasts, New York: Knopf (reprinted as part of The First Four Books of Poems, 1975)

1960: The Drunk in the Furnace, New York: Macmillan (reprinted as part of The First Four Books of Poems, 1975)

1963: The Moving Target, New York: Atheneum

1966: Collected Poems, New York: Atheneum

1967: The Lice, New York: Atheneum

1969: Animae, San Francisco: Kayak

1970: The Carrier of Ladders, New York: Atheneum; —winner of the Pulitzer Prize

1970: Signs, illustrated by A. D. Moore; Iowa City, Iowa: Stone Wall Press

1973: Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment, New York: Atheneum

1975: The First Four Books of Poems, containing A Mask for Janus, The Dancing Bears, Green with Beasts, and The Drunk in the Furnace, New York: Atheneum; (reprinted in 2000, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press)

1977: The Compass Flower, New York: Atheneum

1978: Feathers From the Hill, Iowa City, Iowa: Windhover

1982: Finding the Islands, San Francisco: North Point Press

1983: Opening the Hand, New York: Atheneum

1988: The Rain in the Trees, New York: Knopf

1988: Selected Poems, New York: Atheneum

1993: The Second Four Books of Poems, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press

1993: Travels: Poems, New York: Knopf, winner of the 1993 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize

1996: The Vixen: Poems, New York: Knopf

1997: Flower and Hand: Poems, 1977-1983 Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press

1998: The Folding Cliffs: A Narrative, a "novel-in-verse" New York: Knopf

1999: The River Sound: Poems, New York: Knopf

2001: The Pupil, New York: Knopf

2005: Migration: New and Selected Poems, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press[10] —winner of the National Book Award for Poetry

2005: Present Company, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press

2008: The Shadow of Sirius, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press[18] —winner of the Pulitzer Prize

2013: The Collected Poems of W. S. Merwin, New York: Library of America)

 

Prose by MERWIN

1970: The Miner's Pale Children, New York: Atheneum (reprinted in 1994, New York: Holt)[

1977: Houses and Travellers, New York: Atheneum (reprinted in 1994, New York: Holt)

Regions of Memory

1982: Unframed Originals: Recollections

1992: The Lost Uplands: Stories of Southwest France, New York: Knopf

2002: The Mays of Ventadorn, National Geographic Directions Series; Washington: National Geographic[10]

2004: The Ends of the Earth, essays, Washington: Shoemaker & Hoard[10]

2005: Summer Doorways: A Memoir

2007: The Book of Fables, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press

 

Translations by MERWIN

1959: The Poem of the Cid, London: Dent (American edition, 1962, New York: New American Library)

1960: The Satires of Persius, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press

1961: Some Spanish Ballads, London: Abelard (American edition: Spanish Ballads, 1961, New York: Doubleday Anchor)

1962: The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes: His Fortunes and Adversities, a Spanish novella; New York: Doubleday Anchor

1963: The Song of Roland

1969: Selected Translations, 1948 - 1968, New York: Atheneum; winner of the PEN Translation Prize

1969: Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair, poems by Pablo Neruda; London: Jonathan Cape (reprinted in 2004 with an introduction by Christina Garcia, New York: Penguin Books)

1969: Products of the Perfected Civilization, Selected Writings of Chamfort, also author of the introduction; New York: Macmillan

1969: Voices: Selected Writings of Antonio Porchia, Chicago: Follett (reprinted in 1988 and 2003, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press)

1969: Transparence of the World, poems by Jean Follain, New York: Atheneum (reprinted in 2003, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press)

1971: "Eight Quechua Poems", The Hudson Review

1973: Asian Figures, New York: Atheneum

1974: Osip Mandelstam: Selected Poems (with Clarence Brown), New York: Oxford University Press (reprinted in 2004 as The Selected Poems of Osip Mandelstam, New York: New York Review of Books)

1977: Sanskrit Love Poetry (with J. Moussaieff Masson), New York: Columbia University Press (published in 1981 as Peacock's Egg: Love Poems from Ancient India, San Francisco: North Point Press)

1977: Vertical Poetry, poems by Roberto Juarroz; San Francisco: Kayak (reprinted in 1988; San Francisco: North Point Press)

1978: Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis (with George E. Dimock, Jr.), New York: Oxford University Press

1979: Selected Translations, 1968-1978, New York: Atheneum

1981: Robert the Devil, an anonymous French play; with an introduction by the translator; Iowa City, Iowa: Windhover

1985: Four French Plays, including Robert the Devil; The Rival of His Master and Turcaret by Alain-René Lesage; and The False Confessions by Pierre de Marivaux; New York: Atheneum

1985: From the Spanish Morning, consisting of Spanash Ballads by Lope de Rueda and Eufemia: The Life of Lazarillo de Torres (originally translated in Tulane Drama Review, December 1958); New York: Atheneum

1989: Sun at Midnight, poems by Musō Soseki (with Soiku Shigematsu)

1996: Pieces of Shadow: Selected Poems of Jaime Sabines

1998: East Window: The Asian Translations, translated poems from earlier collections, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press

2000: Purgatorio from The Divine Comedy of Dante; New York: Knopf

2005: Gawain and the Green Knight, a New Verse Translation, New York: Knopf

2013: Selected Translations, translated poems from 1948 - 2010, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press

2013: Collected Haiku of Buson, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press (with Takako Lento)

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