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Talking with poets

Author: Harry Thomas
Publisher: New York : Handsel Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Talking With Poets is a collection of interviews with Robert Pinsky, Seamus Heaney, Philip Levine, Michael Hofmann, and David Ferry. All of the interviews were conducted by students in "The Art of Poetry," a course that Harry Thomas taught for several years. The students' depth of knowledge and keenness of insight into the poets' work is an affirmation of American education. The poets respond to the students with a
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Talking with poets.
New York : Handsel Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)682229932
Named Person: Michael Hofmann; Philip Levine; Seamus Heaney; Robert Pinsky; David Ferry; David Ferry; Seamus Heaney; Michael Hofmann; Philip Levine; Robert Pinsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Thomas
ISBN: 1590510186 9781590510186
OCLC Number: 48761416
Description: 137 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Robert Pinsky --
Seamus Heaney --
Philip Levine --
Michael Hofmann --
David Ferry.
Responsibility: edited by Harry Thomas.

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"Talking With Poets is a collection of interviews with Robert Pinsky, Seamus Heaney, Philip Levine, Michael Hofmann, and David Ferry. All of the interviews were conducted by students in "The Art of Poetry," a course that Harry Thomas taught for several years. The students' depth of knowledge and keenness of insight into the poets' work is an affirmation of American education. The poets respond to the students with a frankness and feeling of fraternity that mounts at times to a sort of communion."

"The poets take up a great range of matters in the interviews - the nature of artistic creation, the varieties and difficulties of poetic translation, poetry and politics, religion, popular culture, the contemporary readership for poetry, and the experience of living as a poet in a country not your own. They speak with passionate knowledge of a number of writers, including Eliot, Joyce, Rilke, Brodsky, Pound, Ovid, Dante, Ralegh, Wordsworth, Keats, Mandelstam, and Wilde.

One of the delights of reading these interviews is to observe the poets responding to the same matter - for instance, Seamus Heaney speaking of Robert Pinsky's translation of Czeslaw Milosz's great poem, "The World," and Robert Pinsky speaking at length of Seamus Heaney's essay, in his book The Government of the Tongue, on Pinsky's translation. This is an intimate look into the minds of five of our most celebrated contemporary poets, and an invigorating meditation on some of our most human concerns."--Jacket.

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Foreward 9 Robert Pinksy 12 Seamus Heaney 42 Philip Levine 70 Michael Hoffman 96 David Ferry 118

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