Past Purgatory, a Distant Paradise

Past Purgatory, a Distant Paradise

by Dan Williams

In this volume, Williams displays his remarkable expertise in handling language, his wide range of mastery over poetic form, and his ability to engage and delight readers with surprising word choices and unusual subject matter.

If you like your lyric poems to be...

  • narrative
  • dramatic
  • studies of character
  • set in exotic places
  • humorous
  • found
  • classical
  • mixtures of the above

...then this collection is for you.

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About the Author

Dan Williams Author

Dan Williams, an enthusiastic explorer of early American print culture, has published seven books and over fifty articles and essays. He is TCU Press director and Honors Professor of Humanities in the John V. Roach Honors College at TCU.