Bright Wings PDF
It is an amazing Poetry book written by Billy Collins and published by Columbia University Press. This book was released on 06 November 2012 with total pages 288. Read book in PDF, EPUB and Kindle directly from your devices anywhere anytime. Click Download button to get Bright Wings book now. This site is like a library, Use search box to get ebook that you want.
- Author : Billy Collins
- Release Date : 06 November 2012
- Publisher : Columbia University Press
- Genre : Poetry
- Pages : 288
- ISBN 13 : 9780231150873
- Total Download : 138
- File Size : 42,8 Mb
Bright Wings PDF Summary
In this beautiful collection of poems and paintings, Billy Collins, former U.S. poet laureate, joins with David Allen Sibley, America's foremost bird illustrator, to celebrate the winged creatures that have inspired so many poets to sing for centuries. From Catullus and Chaucer to Robert Browning and James Wright, poets have long treated birds as powerful metaphors for beauty, escape, transcendence, and divine expression. Here, in this substantial anthology, more than one hundred contemporary and classic poems are paired with close to sixty original, ornithologically precise illustrations. Part poetry collection, part field guide, part art book, Bright Wings presents verbal and visual interpretations of the natural world and reminds us of our intimate connection to the "bright wings" around us. Each in their own way, these poems and pictures honor the enchanting creatures that have been, and continue to be, longtime collaborators with the poet's and painter's art. Poet and bird pairings include: Wallace Stevens and the Blackbird; Emily Dickinson and the Robin; Marianne Moore and the Frigate Pelican; Thomas Hardy and the Goldfinch; Sylvia Plath and the Pheasant; John Updike and the Seagull; Walt Whitman and the Eagle; Billy Collins and the Sparrow.