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Acts of mind : conversations with contemporary poets

Author: Richard Jackson
Publisher: Tuscaloosa [Alabama] : The University of Alabama Press, 1984. ©1983
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There have been any number of books of interview with contemporary writers, but none precisely like this one. The author/editor has somehow managed to get these very different poets to follow his lead and (in many cases for the first time anywhere) to reveal much about their intellectual habits, assumptions, and preconceptions. In almost every case he has been able to get these poets to talk more openly and freely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Interviews
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Jackson
ISBN: 9780817388638 081738863X
OCLC Number: 891385863
Description: 1 online resource (235 pages)
Contents: Preface; The Path of Saying (Stanley Plumly); The Sanctioned Babel (Miller Williams); Untelling the Hour (Mark Strand); The Domain of the Marvelous Prey (Charles Simic); The Hallowing of the Everyday (Jean Valentine); Event: Corrective: Cure: (A.R. Ammons); Stepping into the Sky (Carol Muske); Unnaming the Myths (W.S. Merwin); On the Horizon of Time (Robert Penn Warren); Distilled from Thin Air (Marvin Bell); The Imminence of a Revelation (John Ashbery); Renaming the Present (David St. John); Lives We Keep Wanting to Know (Philip Booth); Doubling the Difference (Heather McHugh). Questions of Will (Robert Pack)Settling in Another Field (Maxine Kumin); Living the Layers of Time (Stanley Kunitz); Double Vision (Daniel Mark Epstein); Emergencies of the Moment (William Stafford); The Languages of Illusion (Dara Wier); The Mystery of Things That Are (Richard Wilbur); Before the Beginning (Donald Finkel); On the Margins of Dreams (Fred Chappell); Unbreakable Codes (Linda Pastan); Projecting the Literal Word (Robert Creeley); Answering the Dark (David Ignatow); Shaping Our Choices (Marge Piercy); Magic: Power: Activation: Transformation (Michael S. Harper). On the Periphery of Time (Donald Hall)The Candle in the Pitcher (John Hollander); Selected Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: by Richard Jackson.

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The achievement of Jackson s interviews is that his subjects seem to catch fire in the attempt to match the quality of his questioning; one is hard put to name a volume more necessary for shelves of  Read more...

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These 30 interviews form an excellent short course on the name and nature of contemporary poetry. "ALA"" Booklist""

 
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