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W S Merwin

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Comprehensive information about W S Merwin including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. William Stanley Merwin (born September 30, 1927) is an American poet, credited with over fifty books of poetry, translation and prose. During the 1960s anti-war movement, Merwin's unique craft was thematically characterized by indirect, unpunctuated narration. In the 1980s and 1990s, Merwin's writing influence derived from his interest in Buddhist philosophy and deep ecology. Residing in Hawaii, he writes prolifically and is dedicated to the restoration of the islands' rainforests . This educational W S Merwin resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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