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Speaking with George Oppen : interviews with the poet and Mary Oppen, 1968-1987

Author: George Oppen; Richard Swigg
Publisher: Jefferson, NC ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Seventeen interviews with George and Mary Oppen, conducted between 1968 and 1987, are brought together for the first time. These conversations provide a unique account of a major American poet's evolution. It is Oppen's detailed commentary on his own writing, and his explanations of how individual poems unfold, which gives special importance to these new collected interviews"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: George Oppen; Mary Oppen; George Oppen; Mary Oppen; George Oppen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Oppen; Richard Swigg
ISBN: 9780786467884 0786467886
OCLC Number: 770876325
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 271 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: edited by Richard Swigg.

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"Seventeen interviews with George and Mary Oppen, conducted between 1968 and 1987, are brought together for the first time. These conversations provide a unique account of a major American poet's evolution. It is Oppen's detailed commentary on his own writing, and his explanations of how individual poems unfold, which gives special importance to these new collected interviews"--Provided by publisher.

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