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Stafford, William 1914-1993

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Works: 503 works in 765 publications in 1 language and 27,831 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Poetry  Personal narratives 
Roles: Signer, Performer, Translator, Correspondent, Photographer, Editor
Classifications: PS3537.T143, 811.54
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Stories that could be true : new and collected poems by William Stafford( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
Traveling through the dark; [poems] by William Stafford( Book )
12 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Poems of nature
The way it is : new & selected poems by William Stafford( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 987 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by twentieth-century American poet William Stafford, featuring unpublished works from his last year of life, including the poem he wrote the day he died, and providing selections drawn from throughout his career, from the 1960s through the 1990s
Writing the Australian crawl : views on the writer's vocation by William Stafford( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Allegiances by William Stafford( Book )
7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Someday, maybe by William Stafford( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
An Oregon message by William Stafford( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Smoke's way : poems from limited editions, 1968-1981 by William Stafford( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
A glass face in the rain : new poems by William Stafford( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
The darkness around us is deep : selected poems of William Stafford by William Stafford( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Poems deal with parents, Western landscapes, Native Americans, peace, childhood, nature, and the past
The achievement of Brother Antoninus : a comprehensive selection of his poems with a critical introduction by William Everson( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Getting the knack : 20 poetry writing exercises 20 by Stephen Dunning( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Introduces different kinds of poems, including headline, letter, recipe, list, and monologue, and provides exercises in writing poems based on both memory and imagination
My name is William Tell : poems by William Stafford( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
A collection of poetry considers Nature's instructive capacity and ways in which we can tap it for sustenance in our lives
Five poets of the Pacific Northwest : Kenneth O. Hanson, Richard Hugo, Carolyn Kizer, William Stafford, David Wagoner by Robin Skelton( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Passwords by William Stafford( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Even in quiet places : poems by William Stafford( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Ninety poems gathered from four privately printed limited editions are now available to the general public. Stafford's poems demonstrate his profound understanding of freedom and social justice while showing us ways to establish harmony in our own lives
Modern poetry of Western America : an anthology ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Every war has two losers : William Stafford on peace and war by William Stafford( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Publisher's description: Born the year World War I began, acclaimed poet William Stafford (1914-1993) spent World War II in a camp for conscientious objectors. Throughout a century of conflict he remained convinced that war simply doesn't work. By his writings, Stafford showed that it is possible, and crucial, to think independently when fanatics act, and to speak for reconciliation when nations take sides. He believed it to be a failure of imagination to see only two options: to fight or to run away. This book gathers the evidence of a lifetime's commitment to nonviolence, including an account of Stafford's near hanging at the hands of American patriots. In excerpts from his daily journal from 1951 to 1993, Stafford uses questions, alternative views of history, lyric invitations, and direct assessments of our political habits to suggest a way other than war. Many of these statements are published here for the first time, together with a generous selection of Stafford's pacifist poems and interviews from elusive sources
Segues : a correspondence in poetry by William Stafford( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
The power of the word ( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
A six-part television series celebrating contemporary poets and their poetry. Poets include : Sharon Olds, William Stafford, Octavio Paz, Galway Kinnell, James Autry, Quincy Troupe, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Mary TallMountain, Joy Harjo, Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern, Stanley Kunitz, W.S. Merwin, Robert Bly and Lucille Clifton
 
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Alternative Names
Stafford, William Edgar.
Stafford, William Edgar, 1914-
Stafford, William Edgar 1914-1993
スタフォード, ウィリアム
Languages
English (166)
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