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Planet on the table : poets on the reading life

Author: Sharon Bryan; William Olsen
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Sarabande Books, ©2003.
Series: Writer's studio, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Presents a collection of essays and poems by such authors as Stephen Dunn, Edward Hirsch, and Maxine Kumin, on their love for and insights into the art of reading.

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Planet on the table.
Louisville, Ky. : Sarabande Books, ©2003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Bryan; William Olsen
ISBN: 1889330914 9781889330914
OCLC Number: 49820748
Description: xii, 361 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Sharon Bryan & William Olsen --
In the music room / Robin Behn --
Required reading / J.D. McClatchy --
Reading poetry / Jacqueline Osherow --
First principle / Albert Goldbarth --
Someone reading a book is a sign of order in the world / Mary Ruefle --
Another, and another before that : some thoughts on reading / Carl Phillips --
One life, one writing : the middle generation / Edward Hirsch --
Shadow life / Eavan Boland --
Reading autumn / Stanley Plumly --
Caveat lector / J. Allyn Rosser --
Prosody & reciprocity (on reading) / Marvin Bell --
The cattle raid / Campbell McGrath --
Poetry and murder / Beckian Fritz Goldberg --
Reading list for American poets of the new millenium / Garrett Hongo --
Read me a riddle : the light and darkness of poetic form / Linda Gregerson --
Perverse reading / Mark Halliday --
A loose net : some meditative poets / Richard Lyons --
The compass of association / Cynthia MacDonald --
A few cells in the great hive / Reginald Gibbons --
Reading : preparing the mind for possibilities & the soul for tenderness / Stephen Dunn --
My road to Xanadu : a personal topography / Madeline Defrees --
Dancing as if free : reading, imitation, and influence / Richard Jackson --
Peripheral vision / Maxine Kumin --
From the valley of saying / David Wojahn --
Young poets, please read everything / Adam Zagajewski.
Series Title: Writer's studio, 4.
Responsibility: editors, Sharon Bryan & William Olsen.
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