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Halliday, Mark 1949-

Overview
Works: 57 works in 107 publications in 2 languages and 5,948 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author, Recipient
Classifications: PS3558.A386, 811.5408
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Most widely held works about Mark Halliday
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Most widely held works by Mark Halliday
The best of the best American poetry( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 poems selected by Robert Pinsky that represent each volume in The best American poetry series
Stevens and the interpersonal by Mark Halliday( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Wallace Stevens emerging as a father figure for American poetry of the late twentieth century, Mark Halliday argues that it is time for this ""poet of ideas"" to undergo an ethical critique. In this bold, accessible reconsideration of Stevens' work, he insists on the importance of interpersonal relations in any account of human life in the modern world. Although Stevens outwardly denies aspects of life that center on such relations as those between friends, lovers, family members, and political constituents, Halliday uncovers in his poetry an anxious awareness of the importance of thes
Tasker Street by Mark Halliday( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the 1991 Juniper Prize, the annual poetry award sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Press. Written in the tones and rhythms of everyday speech, Mark Halliday's poems focus on gaps between people and the questions that arise when we try to bridge those gaps through language. Some poems explore the fissures created by race, gender, and class. More often, though, the kinds of separation and alienation evoked in Tasker Street emerge from the sheer fact of difference between one consciousness and another. The poems wonder how the pain and frustration of this isolation may at times be relieved or counterbalanced through empathy, love, and art. The possibility that lost selves may be rescued through language haunts the first of the book's four sections. The poems in the second section emphasize the need for a feeling that one's life is significant, not perpetually dissolving. In the third section, Halliday struggles to imagine the inner lives of people against the obliterative force of the multiplicity of selves. Six final poems crystallize yearnings for some sense of consolation and renewed confidence
The sighted singer : two works on poetry for readers and writers by Allen R Grossman( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selfwolf by Mark Halliday( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his third book of poems, Mark Halliday grapples with the endless struggle between self-concern and awareness of the rights of others. Through humor, ironic twists, and refreshing candor, these poems confront a variety of situationsdeath, divorce, artistic egotism and envy, personal relationshipswhere the very idea of self is under siege. "If Selfwolf were a pop music CD, it would be hailed as Mark Halliday's breakthrough album. ... This third collection of poems teems with unsparing confessions of misdirected lust, lost faith, regret and a winningly goofy cheerfulness in the face o
Jab by Mark Halliday( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human, hunger, happiness, hope, heart, and Halliday all start with h, as does ham. Accident? Maybe! But seldom have the flour of the humanistic and the egg yolk of honesty mixed more swellingly with the yeast of desire and the salt of self-doubtnot to mention the olive paste of ambition. Halliday has whacked Death and Mutabilitie before, but this time ... this time he whacks them again. After this Jab, the world will never be the same. Or at least, a few hundred conversations, here and there, will be somewhat affected. Roll over Death, and tell Mutabilitie the news
Little star : poems by Mark Halliday( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keep this forever : poems by Mark Halliday( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are many voices within these poems, each distinct and accessible, all of them subversive and disarmingly personal. This nimble poet deftly lures readers to his penetrating observations by not being afraid to open his own emotional veins; he often leads the way with a torch lit by his own pain. Yet his beguiling humor paradoxically occupies the same space as his deepest grief, bringing honest perspective and insight to the most sorrowful circumstance. --Tupelo Press
Thresherphobe by Mark Halliday( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his sixth collection, Mark Halliday continues to seek ways of using the smart playfulness of such poets as Frank O'Hara and Kenneth Koch to explore life's emotional mysteries-both dire and hilarious-from the perpetual dissolving of our past to the perpetual frustration of our cravings for ego-triumph, for sublime connection with an erotically idealized Other, and for peace of spirit. Animated by belief in the possible truths to be reached in interpersonal speech, Halliday's voice-driven poetry wants to find insight-or at least a stay against confusion-through personality without
Against our vanishing : winter conversations with Allen Grossman on the theory and practice of poetry by Allen R Grossman( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No panic here by Mark Halliday( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pourquoi nous devons écrire : poèmes by Mark Halliday( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For crying out loud : poems by Mark Halliday( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An agreable voyage" by Mark Halliday( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Article describes the voyage in 1778, in which John Paul Jones led attacks in northern England and Scotland, despoils the Countess of Selkirk of her silver, and writes to the Countess apologizing for her loss, and eventually returns the silver to her
Bridge strike reduction : optimising the design of markings by Tim Horberry( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth and forest( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series of programmes deals with the environmental crisis in China brought about by the rapid changes in the country since the foundation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 and the need to restore the balance. This programme emphasises the importance farming has played in China and the philosophical change from the Daoist belief of man in balance with nature to the belief that man will triumph over nature
Damned Good Poet: Kenneth Fearing by Mark Halliday( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.act2080.0040.214
Targeting the unfolded protein response as a potential therapeutic in prion disease by Mark Halliday( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An anthology of Brown University student poetry( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wild South( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This series of programmes deals with the environmental crisis in China brought about by the rapid changes in the country since the foundation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 and the need to restore the balance. This programme looks at pollution in the west central area of China, the wholesale destruction of primeval forests on Hainin Island and the tourist focus of the island which endangers turtle and coral populations, and the problem of population growth in Shanghai
 
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Stevens and the interpersonal
Alternative Names
Mark Halliday American writer

Марк Холлидэй

Languages
English (74)

French (1)

Covers
Tasker StreetThe sighted singer : two works on poetry for readers and writersSelfwolfJabKeep this forever : poems