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Crashing W. S. Merwin’s Wedding

Crashing W. S. Merwin’s Wedding

The Paris Review - Edward Hirsch

William Merwin had a deep knowledge of the world. He was an autodidact, a poet who prided himself on making his way outside of the academy. He had gone to Princeton, but didn’t think much of the university, though he revered his teachers, John Berryman and R. P. Blackmur, who encouraged him to go …

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