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26. Cover image for 'Water Music'
Marjorie Ryerson, Photographer and Orchestrator
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Hardcover 2003 $35.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Water Music" to Cart
27. Cover image for 'The Metaphysician in the Dark'
Charles Simic
From one of America's foremost contemporary poets, a scintillating, surprising collection of essays on everything from poetry and art to the fine art of sausage-making
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28. Cover image for 'Song for Uncle Tom, Tonto, and Mr. Moto'
Poetry and Identity
David Mura
Essays and interviews on the relationship of color and the literary canon
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29. Cover image for 'The Castle of Perseverance'
Job Opportunities in Contemporary Poetry
Thomas M. Disch
Eminently readable and refreshingly candid essays on literature and culture, by a master of many literary genres and forms
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30. Cover image for 'A Boundless Field'
American Poetry at Large
Stephen Yenser
Reflections on the state of poetry and criticism by a master of both genres
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Hardcover 2002 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "A Boundless Field" to Cart
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Essays on Poetry
Mark Jarman
How a poem tells a story, and the importance of narrative as core of a poem's body and key to its soul
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31. Cover image for 'Body and Soul'
Essays on Poetry
Mark Jarman
How a poem tells a story, and the importance of narrative as core of a poem's body and key to its soul
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32. Cover image for 'Negative Capability'
Contemporary American Poetry
Linda Gregerson
Appraises the work of significant American poets in engaging and erudite essays by a leading critic and scholar
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33. Cover image for 'David Mamet in Conversation'
Leslie Kane, Editor
A master at dramatic dialogue, captured in real-life conversation about his work
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34. Cover image for 'The Poetry Blues'
Essays and Interviews
William Matthews
A posthumous collection of essays on poetry, jazz, art, and language by one of America's most well respected poets
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35. Cover image for 'Bringing the Devil to His Knees'
The Craft of Fiction and the Writing Life
Charles Baxter and Peter Turchi, Editors
Fiction writers share the secrets of their craft in essays geared for the serious writer
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Paper 2001 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Bringing the Devil to His Knees" to Cart
36. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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36. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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37. Cover image for 'The Writing Life'
The Hopwood Lectures, Fifth Series
Nicholas Delbanco
Contemporary writers address questions of craft, art, audience, and culture
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38. Cover image for 'Blue Notes'
Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa
Gathers essays, interviews, poems, and performance texts by one of America's most significant contemporary poets
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38. Cover image for 'Blue Notes'
Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa
Gathers essays, interviews, poems, and performance texts by one of America's most significant contemporary poets
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39. Cover image for 'Poetry at One Remove'
Essays
John Koethe
Essays by a prize-winning poet that explore the intersection of poetry and philosophy
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39. Cover image for 'Poetry at One Remove'
Essays
John Koethe
Essays by a prize-winning poet that explore the intersection of poetry and philosophy
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40. Cover image for 'Legitimacy and Symbols'
The South Asian Writings of F.W. Buckler
Volume: 26
Michael N. Pearson, Editor
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Hardcover 1999 $22.95 Out of Stock Add Hardcover for "Legitimacy and Symbols" to Cart
41. Cover image for 'Robert Lowell's Life and Work'
Damaged Grandeur
Richard Tillinghast, Editor
A critical memoir of Robert Lowell by a friend and former student who knew him well
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Paper 1995 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "Robert Lowell's Life and Work" to Cart
Hardcover 1996 $65.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Robert Lowell's Life and Work" to Cart
41. Cover image for 'Robert Lowell's Life and Work'
Damaged Grandeur
Richard Tillinghast, Editor
A critical memoir of Robert Lowell by a friend and former student who knew him well
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Paper 1995 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "Robert Lowell's Life and Work" to Cart
Hardcover 1996 $65.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Robert Lowell's Life and Work" to Cart
42. Cover image for 'The Tremulous Private Body'
Essays on Subjection
Francis Barker
An ambitious study of literary, aesthetic, and philosophical authors on the modern subject versus the modern body
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Paper 1995 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "The Tremulous Private Body" to Cart
43. Cover image for 'Poetry's Old Air'
Marianne Boruch
A rich gathering of evocative essays that link literature and the world beyond it
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Paper 1995 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "Poetry's Old Air" to Cart
44. Cover image for 'The Male Body'
Features, Destinies, Exposures
Laurence Goldstein, Editor
Poets, anthropologists, philosophers, artists, sociologists, and others provide perspectives on the male body.
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Paper 1995 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "The Male Body" to Cart
Hardcover 1995 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Male Body" to Cart
44. Cover image for 'The Male Body'
Features, Destinies, Exposures
Laurence Goldstein, Editor
Poets, anthropologists, philosophers, artists, sociologists, and others provide perspectives on the male body.
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Paper 1995 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "The Male Body" to Cart
Hardcover 1995 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Male Body" to Cart
45. Cover image for 'Suicides and Jazzers'
Hayden Carruth
Musings and revelations about poetry, jazz, and the rocky course of one poet's life
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Hardcover 1993 $70.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Suicides and Jazzers" to Cart
46. Cover image for 'On the Poetry of Philip Levine'
Stranger to Nothing
Christopher Buckley, Editor
The first critical collection to focus on Levine
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Paper 1991 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "On the Poetry of Philip Levine" to Cart
47. Cover image for 'Speaking of Writing'
Selected Hopwood Lectures
Nicholas Delbanco, Editor
Essays on the art of writing by some of the nation's finest writers
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Paper 1990 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Speaking of Writing" to Cart
48. Cover image for 'Effluences from the Sacred Caves'
More Selected Essays and Reviews
Hayden Carruth
Collects essays and reviews by one of America's foremost poets, essayists, and jazz aficionados
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Paper 1984 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "Effluences from the Sacred Caves" to Cart
49. Cover image for 'Notes from the North Country'
O. B. Eustis
A year-long diary of observations of the seasonal changes in Eustis's northern Michigan home.
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Paper 1983 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Notes from the North Country" to Cart
50. Cover image for 'Talking All Morning'
Robert Bly
Engaging essays, interviews and poetry on solitude, politics, and the role of gender consciousness in the creative process
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Paper 1980 $22.95 Available Add Paper for "Talking All Morning" to Cart
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