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A hundred white daffodils : essays, the Akhmatova translations, newspaper columns, notes, interviews, and one poem

Author: Jane Kenyon; Anna Andreevna Akhmatova
Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [1999]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: In this enlightening and typically endearing collection of prose and poetry, the late author of five highly regarded books of verse reflects on her writing life, growing spirituality, passionate hobbies, and ultimately fatal struggle with leukemia. Kenyon is one of the most beloved poets on the contemporary American scene; this book shows us why and how this came to be.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Biographies
Interviews
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kenyon, Jane.
Hundred white daffodils.
Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607400436
Named Person: Anna Andreevna Akhmatova; Anna Andreevna Akhmatova
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Kenyon; Anna Andreevna Akhmatova
ISBN: 1555972918 9781555972912
OCLC Number: 42190491
Notes: Includes the author's translations from: Twenty poems / Anna Akhmatova. Saint Paul, Minn. : Eighties Press/Ally Press, 1985.
Description: xii, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Donald Hall --
Part 1: Twenty Poems Of Anna Akhmatova --
Part 2: Gardens, The Church, And A Mountain --
Good-by and keep cold --
Moment of peonies --
Phantom pruner --
Notes of a novice hiker --
South Danbury church fair --
Childhood, when you are in it --
Gabriel's truth --
Part 3: Talking To Neighbors --
Edna Powers --
Estonia and New Hampshire --
Mailbox --
Season of change and loss --
Every year the light --
Five-and-dime --
Gardner of the true vine --
Summer comes alive --
Physics of long sticks --
Honey wagon --
Bulbs planted in the fall --
Day to loaf --
Garden of my dreams --
Mud will dry --
Shadows --
Dreams of math --
Snakes in this grass? --
Reflections on a roadside warning --
Poetry and the mail --
Part 4: Notes On Literature And The Arts --
Kicking the eggs --
Proposal for New Hampshire writers --
Thoughts on the gifts of art --
Notes for a lecture: Everything I know about writing poetry --
Part 5: Interviews --
Interview with Bill Moyers --
Interview with David Bradt --
Interview with Marian Blue --
Part 6: Poem --
Woman, why are you weeping? --
Bibliography / Jack Kelleher ...
Responsibility: Jane Kenyon.
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