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Gander, Forrest 1956-

Works: 67 works in 150 publications in 5 languages and 8,475 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3557.A47, 861.64
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Mouth to mouth : poems by twelve contemporary Mexican women by Forrest Gander( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Poems by 12 contemporary Mexican authors including Carmen Boullosa, Elsa Cross, Kyra Galvan, and Monica Mansour
Core samples from the world by Forrest Gander( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
A compendium of poetry, photography and haibun (Japanese essay-poem)
As a friend by Forrest Gander( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 387 libraries worldwide
An adoring friendship turns deadly in poet and translator Gander's visceral if too brief first novel. Les is the magnetic, godlike protagonist of this reflective four-part narrative: introduced at the time of his difficult birth to a teenage mother, he is put up for adoption. Years later, he is observed by Clay, a colleague on his land-surveying team in a small town in Arkansas, who finds his friend's mannerisms and dissembling so compelling that he apes Les and eventually betrays him. Les, a part-time poet and practical joker, is beloved for his eccentricities, especially by his second wife, Cora, and mistress, Sarah, whose poetic remembrances of Les after his suicide make up the novel's third section and reveal hopelessly guilt-ridden Sarah to be angry, grieving for her tender, quirky lover
Connecting lines : new poetry from Mexico ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 364 libraries worldwide
"Since the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, the United States and Mexico have been inextricably linked. The blending of the American and Mexican cultures has enriched both nations. Through a partnership to promote wider access to literary voices of Mexican artists in the U.S. and American writers in Mexico, the National Endowment for the Arts, the United States Embassy in Mexico, and the National Autonomous University of Mexico have joined together to support a program of anthology publications and public outreach activities. The two-volume set-Lineas conectadas: nueva poesia de los Estados Unidos and Connecting Lines: New Poetry from Mexico-is the first installment in the series. With definitive translations by leading writers and scholars, these dual volumes offer a glimpse into the beauty of the Mexican and the American experience through the microscopic lens of poetry. Whether read for personal pleasure or classroom study, Lineas conectadas and Connecting Lines are a must-read for anyone curious of our ever-increasing multicultural identity."--Publisher's website
The night by Jaime Sáenz( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
"In this poem, Jaime Saenz explores the singular themes that possessed him: alcoholism, death, nightmares, identity, otherness, and his love for La Paz. The poem's four movements culminate in some of the most profoundly mystical, beautiful, and disturbing passages of modern Latin American poetry. They are presented here in this faithful and inspired English translation of the Spanish original." "Complete with an introduction by the translators that paints a picture of the poet's life, and an afterword by Luis H. Antezana, a Bolivian literary critic and close friend of Saenz, this bilingual edition is the essential introduction to one of the most visionary and enigmatic poets of the Hispanic world."--Jacket
Immanent visitor : selected poems of Jaime Saenz by Jaime Sáenz( Book )
10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Immanent Visitor is the first English-language translation of the work of Bolivia's greatest and most visionary twentieth-century poet. A poete maudit, Jaime Saenz rejected the conventions of polite society and became a monk in service of his own imagination
Eye against eye by Forrest Gander( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
As always with Gander's poetry, suspensions and repetitions drive toward a complex emotional experience, evoking the multifaceted, multi-vocal surge of our present."--Jacket
Pinholes in the night : essential poems from Latin America ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
The Trace : a novel by Forrest Gander( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Reeling from a tragedy involving their teenage son, a couple trying to reconnect drives through the Chihuahua Desert, following in the footsteps of Ambrose Bierce, an American writer who disappeared during the Mexican Revolution
Torn awake by Forrest Gander( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
No shelter : the selected poems of Pura López-Colomé by Pura López Colomé( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Science & steepleflower by Forrest Gander( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Deeds of utmost kindness by Forrest Gander( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
A travelogue that employs diverse settings and styles of poetry
Lynchburg by Forrest Gander( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Firefly under the tongue : selected poems of Coral Bracho by Coral Bracho( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Fungus skull eye wing : selected poems of Alfonso D'Aquino by Alfonso D' Aquino( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
"Fungus skull eye wing is a book of shifting subjectivity and liquid perspective, of surrealist tradition and Butoh-like gestures. The text flirts with the margins of the 'rational,' perception, and the subjective mind. The speaker morphs into what he observes; speech comes alive while a plant becomes speech. Impeccably translated from Spanish by award-winning poet Forrest Gander in a bilingual edition. Alfonso D'Aquino is an editor, poetry instructor, snake handler, and author of six books. He was born in Mexico City in 1959 and currently lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico. His poetry is included in the landmark anthology Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry. Forrest Gander is a poet, translator, and professor at Brown University. His books have been named finalists for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award"--
Rush to the lake : poems by Forrest Gander( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Watchword by Pura López Colomé( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"In her most recent book, Watchword--the winner of the Villaurrutia, Mexico's most esteemed literary prize--acclaimed poet Pura López Colomé writes of life at its brink with fierce honesty and an unblinking eye. This work shares the darkness, intensity, and skeptical hope of Thomas Hardy's great poems. Like them, López Colomé's poems have flashes of secular mysticism, sparked from language itself, which generate unforgettable passages and give voice to a world familiar and odd, wounded and buoyant. In the energy and intensity of her work and in her exhilarating words, we discover both a line of conduct and the source for a richer life. This bilingual edition features the poems en face in Spanish and English."--Publisher's website
Redstart : an ecological poetics by Forrest Gander( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
The damage humans have perpetrated on our environment has certainly affected a poet's means and material. But can poetry be ecological? Can it display or be invested with values that acknowledge the economy of interrelationship between the human and the nonhuman realms? Aside from issues of theme and reference, how might syntax, line break, or the shape of the poem on the page express an ecological ethics? To answer these questions, poets Forrest Gander and John Kinsella offer an experiment, a collaborative volume of prose and poetry that investigates-both thema
Spectacle & pigsty : selected poems of Kiwao Nomura by Kiwao Nomura( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Forrest Gander Poet, essayist, novelist, critic, translator
Gander, Forest 1956-
English (91)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
French (2)
Japanese (1)
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