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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
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James Merrill

In the Heath Anthology
An Urban Convalescence (1962)
The Broken Home (1966)
The Victor Dog (1972)

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Featured Author: James Merrill
The entire collection of Merrill-related writings from The New York Times.

James Merrill Home Page
An audio file of Merrill reading from The Ballroom at Sandover.

James Merrill-L Forum Web Site
Information about this active Merrill listserv.

The Academy of American Poets
A web exhibit offering a biography, links, and an audio file of Merrill reading Lamp, Terracotta Base, U.S., ca. 1925.

Secondary Sources

David Lehman and Charles Berger, ed., James Merrill: Essays in Criticism, 1983

Timothy Materer, James Merrill's Apocalypse, 2000

Robert Polito, A Reader's Guide to James Merrill's The Changing Light at Sandover, 1994

Guy Rotella, ed., Critical Essays on James Merrill, 1996

Stephen Yenser, The Consuming Myth: The Work of James Merrill, 1987