Ploughshares Fall 1975 Guest-Edited by Frank Bidart with Robert Pinsky and Lloyd Schwartz

Ploughshares Fall 1975 Guest-Edited by Frank Bidart with Robert Pinsky and Lloyd Schwartz

by Frank Bidart, Octavio Paz, Eleanor Ross Taylor, David Ferry
     
 

The Fall 1975 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Frank Bidart. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Ploughshares' first double issue, this edition was guest-edited by three-time Pulitzer nominee Frank Bidart, whose chapbook, Music…  See more details below

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The Fall 1975 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Frank Bidart. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Ploughshares' first double issue, this edition was guest-edited by three-time Pulitzer nominee Frank Bidart, whose chapbook, Music Like Dirt, was the only chapbook in history to receive a nomination. Esteemed poets Robert Pinsky and Lloyd Schwartz also compiled the work as Associate Editors. This issue features work from Nobel Prize winner Octavio Paz, National Book Award Winner David Ferry, Ruth Lilly Lifetime Poetry Prize Winner Eleanor Ross Taylor, and John Peck, as well as future Ploughshares Guest-Editors Mark Strand and Joyce Peseroff, making this prodigious volume a collection of true literary powerhouses.

NONFICTION
"A Few Quotations," by Frank Bidart
"On First Meeting W.H. Auden," by John Malcolm Brinnin
"Montale's Xenia, and "Impersonality," by F.R. Leavis
"Remembering and Rereading Howl," by Donald Gertmenian
"Questions of Memory - New Poems by Elizabeth Bishop," by David Kalstone
"George Herbert, The Giver and the Gift," by William Nestrick
"A Writer Is Born and Dies," by Ricardo da Silveira, Lobo Sternberg, & Carlos Drummond de Andrade
"Eliot, Proust, Stein (Quotations)," by Lloyd Schwartz

POETRY
James Merrill
Octavio Paz
Elizabeth Bishop
Joyce Peseroff
John Peck
Mark Strand
Rudy Kikel
Alan Williamson
Nancy Isaac Kuriloff
James McMichael
Robert Lowell
Eleanor Ross Taylor
Margo Lockwood
Nicholas Christopher
Constance St. John Marchiel
Ricardo da Silveira Lobo Sternberg
Alice Mattison
Richard Howard
Jonathan Galassi
Barry Spacks
Frank Bidart
David Ferry
Eugenio Montale & Jonathan Galassi
Peter Taylor
Lloyd Schwartz
Elizabeth Bishop
Peter Kaplan
Todd Boli
Horace & Reuben A. Brower
J. V. Cunningham
Robert Pinsky
Carlos Drummond de Andrade & Mark Strand
Todd Boli

ART
"The Awning at the Ritz," by Ralph Hamilton

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148446071
Publisher:
Ploughshares
Publication date:
10/17/1975
Series:
Ploughshares , #24
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
249
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Frank Bidart is the author of numerous books of poetry, including most recently Music Like Dirt (Sarabande Books, 2002). He is co-editor, with David Gewanter, of Robert Lowell's Collected Poems (2003). He has received the Academy's Wallace Stevens Award, the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Foundation Writer's Award, the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award given by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Shelley Award of the Poetry Society of America, and The Paris Review's first Bernard F. Conners Prize for "The War of Vaslav Nijinsky" in 1981. He was elected a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets in 2003. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts and teaches at Wellesley College.

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