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On Frank Bidart : fastening the voice to the page

Print Book, English, ©2007
University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, ©2007
Criticism, interpretation, etc
vii, 216 pages ; 23 cm.
9780472109555, 9780472032006, 0472109553, 0472032003
Overview : memoirs, essays, conversations
Frank Bidart : a salute / Seamus Heaney
Frank Bidart and the tone of contemporary poetry / Langdon Hammer
Frank Bidart's voice / Tom Sleigh
Frank Bidart and punctuation / Lloyd Schwartz
"The tumult in the heart keeps asking questions ..." / Alice Mattison
Presence : Frank Bidart / Dan Chiasson
An interview with Frank Bidart / Andrew Rathmann and Danielle Allen
Bookslut interview with Frank Bidart / Adam Travis
On Golden State / Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop
Introduction to Golden State / Richard Howard
From "Dealing with tradition" / Jonathan Galassi
From "History has to live with what was here" / Alan Williamson
From "The discursive aspect of poetry" / Robert Pinsky
From "Other voices, other tones" / Donald Hall
On Ellen West / Edmund White
From "Recent poetry : ten poets" / Helen Vendler
On "The war of Vaslav Nijinsky" / Fred Chappell
Burnt offerings / Sven Birkerts
From "The prosaic principle" / David Lehman
On the sacrifice / Michael Chabon
From "Recombinative poetry" / Robert McDowell
Bidart's The Sacrifice / Liam Rector
From "Imagination pressing back" / Helen Vendler
From "Research in the absolute" / Anne Winters
Reliving the legacies / Alan Shapiro
From "The forbidden" / Louise Gluck
"We are the wheel to which we are bound' Frank Bidart's Desire / Karl Kirchwey
Finding truth's beauty / Stephen Burt
Frank Bidart, tragedian / Cal Bedient
The westerner / Vijay Seshadri
The night-world of Desire / David Gewanter
The art of inhabiting the body / Forrest Gander
The Poiesis of human performance / Andrew Rathmann
The very rich hours of Frank Bidart / James Longenbach
Frank Bidart, lyric poet / Garth Greenwell