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The Spring 1977 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Jane Shore. Ploughshares, a journal of new ...
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Ploughshares Spring 1977 Guest-Edited by Jane Shore

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Overview

The Spring 1977 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Jane Shore. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Table of Contents

FICTION
"A Slip Up," by John McGahern
"The Plymouth Boat," by R. D. Skillings
"The Son She Has," by Sheila McMillen
"Negroes I Have Known," by David Rosner
"Applause, Applause," by Jean Thompson
"A Well Driller in the Rain," by John Bart Gerald
"The Man at the Gate," by Lynne Sharon Schwartz
"Bodies Like Mouths," by John J. Clayton

NONFICTION
"One Art: The Poetry of Elizabeth Bishop, 1971-1976," by Lloyd Schwartz

POETRY
Vanessa Ryder
Maura Stanton
Pamela Stewart
Margaret Smith
Richard Cecil
Judith Leet
Linda Pastan
Richard Hugo
Michael Ryan
Edward Diao
Paul Nelson
Carole S. Oles
Mary Jo Salter
Kathleen Spivack
Norman Dubie
Marguerite Guzman Bouvard
Kristina McGrath
Beatrice Hawley
Lorrie Goldensohn
Debora Greger
Miriam Sagan
Anne Whitehouse
Betsy Sholl
Ruth Whitman
Ron Slate
Gina White
Mark O'Donnell
Edward Dooley
Jack Anderson
John Skoyles
Dona Stein
Michael Benedikt
Merrill Kaitz
Frederick Will
Ricardo da Silveira Lobo Sternberg
Billy Collins
Roger Weingarten
Kathryn Van Spanckeren
Cora Brooks
Brad Leithauser
Frederick Morgan
George Colt
Daniel Halpern
Tom Absher
David McCann
Helene Davis
Marian Taylor
John Engels
Nina Rubinstein Alonso
John Maloney
Barry Goldensohn
Jeff Silva
Alvin Greenberg
James Richardson
Jane Shore

POSTSCRIPTS
"'The Work!' : A Conversation with Elizabeth Bishop," by George Starbuck
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148612537
  • Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
  • Publication date: 4/1/1977
  • Series: Ploughshares , #33
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 299
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Jane Shore’s five books of poems have garnered the 1977 Juniper Prize, the 1986 Lamont Prize, and a 1996 National Book Critic Circle Award nomination. A Yes-or-No Answer (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) won the 2010 Poets Prize. Widely anthologized, her poems have appeared in The New Yorker and The Yale Review. That Said: New and Selected Poems will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in April 2012. A professor at The George Washington University, she lives in Washington, DC, and in Vermont.
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