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Ryan, Kay

Overview
Works: 60 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 5,964 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Educational films  Biographical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Musical settings  Scores  Periodicals  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568.Y38, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kay Ryan
The best of it : new and selected poems by Kay Ryan( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author is the sixteenth Poet Laureate of the United States from 2008-2010. Here are her own selections of more than two hundred poems, offering both longtime followers and new readers a retrospective of her earlier work as well as a generous selection of new poems
The Niagara River : poems by Kay Ryan( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by award-winning poet Kay Ryan that explore a variety of topics
The best of the best American poetry by Donald Hall( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 poems selected by Robert Pinsky that represent each volume in The best American poetry series
Say uncle : poems by Kay Ryan( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of more than sixty poems by California native Kay Ryan
Elephant rocks by Kay Ryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elephant Rocks, Kay Ryan's third book of verse, shows a virtuoso practitioner at the top of her form. Engaging and secretive, provocative and profound, Ryan's poems have generated growing excitement with their appearances in The New Yorker and other leading periodicals. Sometimes gaudily ornamental, sometimes Shaker-plain, here is verse that is compact on the page and expansive in the mind
Erratic facts : poems by Kay Ryan( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ryan examines enormous subjects--existence, consciousness, love, loss--in compact poems that have ... powerful resonance"--Amazon.com
Flamingo watching : poems by Kay Ryan( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strangely marked metal : poems by Kay Ryan( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poem in your pocket : 200 poems to read and carry( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet's view [intimate film profiles of five major American poets : John Ashbery, Louise Glück, Anthony Hecht, Kay Ryan, W.S. Merwin] by Academy of American Poets( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimate portraits of five influential contemporary poets, interviewed in their homes and filmed at public readings. Through these poets' own words the audience is given a glimpse into the creative process and a fascinating look at how acclaimed poets practice their art
Odd blocks : selected and new poems by Kay Ryan( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Odd Blocks Kay Ryan, the acclaimed American poet, presents her work to European readers for the first time. The book includes twenty-one new poems, seven of them first published here. Ryan's flamboyant imagination sparks in spare and elegant verse. 'Edges, ' she has said, 'are the most powerful parts of the poem. The more edges you have the more power you have.' These poems take by surprise, and increase in resonance
The jam jar lifeboat and other novelties exposed by Kay Ryan( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry at the edge : five contemporary California poets( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dragon acts to dragon ends by Kay Ryan( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National poetry recitation contest performing poetry : an audio guide( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issued in conjunction with the Poetry Out Loud Contest, which encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance, this audio guide discusses the reasons why poetry recitation is so important, offers advice on how to effectively recite poetry, and features readings of famous poems by well known actors and writers
Elephant rocks : nine songs for SATB chorus a cappella : 2008 by Lewis Spratlan( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tune by Kay Ryan( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Believe it or not! : poems by Kay Ryan( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How birds sing by Kay Ryan( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiderweb by Kay Ryan( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The best of it : new and selected poems
Alternative Names
Kay Ryan Amerikaans dichteres

Kay Ryan amerikansk poet

Kay Ryan US-amerikanische Dichterin

Райан, Кей

کی رایان شاعر آمریکایی

Languages
English (58)

Covers
The Niagara River : poemsSay uncle : poemsElephant rocksFlamingo watching : poemsStrangely marked metal : poemsPoem in your pocket : 200 poems to read and carry