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Source: James Merrill - The Academy of American Poets

 Primary Works

Poetry: First Poems, 1951; The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace, 1959, revised 1970; Water Street, 1962; Nights and Days, 1966; The Fire Screen, 1969; Braving the Elements, 1972; Divine Comedies, 1976; Mirabell: Books of Number, 1978; Scripts for the Pageant, 1980; The Changing Light at Sandover, 1982; From the First Nine: Poems 1946-1976, 1982; Late Settings, 1985; The Inner Room, 1988; Selected Poems 1946-1985, 1992; A Scattering of Salts, 1995.

Prose: Recitative, 1986; A Different Person, 1993 (memoir).

Letters: The Seraglio, 1957; The Diblos Notebook, 1965

Drama: The Immortal Husband, 1955; The Bait, 1960.

The Diblos notebook. NY: Atheneum, 1965. PS3525.E6645 D48

Nights and days; poems. NY: Atheneum, 1966. PS3525.E6645 N5

The fire screen; poems. NY: Atheneum, 1969. PS3525.E6645 F47

Braving the elements. London: Chatto and Windus [with] The Hogarth P, 1973, 1972. PS3525.E6645 B7

Divine comedies: poems. NY: Atheneum, 1976. PS3525 E6645 D5

Mirabell, books of number. NY: Atheneum, 1978. PS3525.E6645 M5

Scripts for the pageant. NY: Atheneum, 1980. PS3525.E6645 S3

The country of a thousand years of peace, and other poems. NY: Atheneum, 1983, 1982. PS3525 .E6645 C6

Late settings: poems. NY: Atheneum, 1985. PS3525 .E6645 L3

A scattering of salts. NY: A.A. Knopf, 1995. PS3525 .E6645 S25

Another language of flowers. paintings, Dorothea Tanning; poems, James Merrill ... [et al]. NY: George Braziller P, 1998. ND237 .T34 A4

Collected poems. edited by J.D. McClatchy and Stephen Yenser. NY: Knopf, 2001. PS3525 .E6645 A17

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Davies, Catherine A. Whitman's Queer Children: America's Homosexual Epics. NY: Continuum, 2012.

Gwiazda, Piotr K. James Merrill and W. H. Auden: Homosexuality and Poetic Influence. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Halpern, Nick. Everyday and Prophetic: The Poetry of Lowell, Ammons, Merrill, and Rich. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2003.

Materer, Timothy. James Merrill's Apocalypse. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2000.

Phillips, Siobhan. The Poetics of the Everyday: Creative Repetition in Modern American Verse. NY: Columbia UP, 2010.

Rotella, Guy. Castings: Monuments and Monumentality in Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, James Merrill, Derek Walcott, and Seamus Heaney. Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 2004.

Smith, Evans L. James Merrill, Postmodern Magus: Myth and Poetics. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2008.

Vendler, Helen. Last Looks, Last Books: Stevens, Plath, Lowell, Bishop, Merrill. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2010.

Wheeler, Lesley. Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920s to the Present. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2008.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 10: James Merrill." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: http://www.paulreuben.website/pal/chap10/merrill.html (provide page date or date of your login).

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