Roan Stallion, Tamar, an Other Poems
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- Sales Rank:9,640,124
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:First Edition
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.8
- Dimensions (in):8.4 x 5.9 x 0.7
- Publication Date:1935
Jeffers published volumes of long narrative blank verse that shook up the national literary scene of the time. These poems, including Tamar and Roan Stallion, introduced Jeffers as a master of the epic form, reminiscent of ancient Greek poets. These poems were full of controversial subject matter such as incest, murder and parricide. Initially, Tamar and Other Poems received no acclaim, but when East Coast reviewers discovered the work and began to compare Jeffers to Greek tragedians, Boni & Liveright reissued an expanded edition as Roan Stallion, Tamar and Other Poems (1925).
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