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Title:
First loves : poets introduce the essential poems that capitivated and inspired them
Author:
Ciuraru, Carmela.
Publication Information:
New York : Scribner, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
268 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780684864389
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library PN1064 .F56 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

Summary

A collection of poems selected by poets as those that first inspired them includes timeless favorites and insightful essays by Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners including Roethke, Pinsky, and Heaney.


Author Notes

Carmela Ciuraru is a graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism, she lives in New York City.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
ForewordAlice Quinn
IntroductionCarmela Ciuraru Virginia Hamilton
Adair on ""Along the Road""Robert Browning Hamilton
Ai on ""The Bear""Galway Kinnell Sherman
Alexie on ""My Papa''s Waltz""Theodore Roethke A. R.
Ammons on ""In Flanders Fields""John McCrae Margaret
Atwood on ""I saw a peacock with a fiery tail""Anonymous Robin
Becker on ""Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey""William Wordsworth Sophie Cabot
Black on #754 (""My Life h

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