Always Beginning

Essays on A Life in Poetry
Kumin, Maxine (Book - 2000)
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet writes about her life, the creative process, and the work of other poets.
Authors: Kumin, Maxine, 1925-2014
Title: Always beginning
essays on a life in poetry
Publisher: Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, c2000.
Characteristics: xi, 237 p. ;,23 cm.
Contents: Part One. Excerpts from a June Journal. Beans. June 1, 1991: Sleeping Late. June 16, 1991: Final Foal. Journal Entry, PoBiz, Texas. Notes from My Journal, Kyoto, December 1984
Part Two. Interstices. Swimming and Writing. Motherhood and Poetics. October 4, 1995. For Anne at Passover. Recitations. First Loves
Part Three. An Appreciation of Marianne Moore's Selected Letters. This Curious Silent Unrepresented Life. Josephine Jacobsen. Back to the Fairground: Mona Van Duyn. A Postcard from the Volcano. Essay on Robert Frost
Part Four. Trochee, Trimeter, and the MRI: On A Shropshire Lad. Gymnastics: The Villanelle. A Way of Staying Sane. Word for Word: "Poem for My Son" Scrubbed Up and Sent to School
Part Five. Keynote Address, PEN-New England, April 11, 1999. Premonitory Shiver. Two Junes
Part Six
Poems. For Anne at Passover / Maxine Kumin. A Postcard from the Volcano / Wallace Stevens. Xxvii / A. E. Housman. One Art / Elizabeth Bishop. The Nuns of Childhood: Two Views / Maxine Kumin.
Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet writes about her life, the creative process, and the work of other poets.
Local Note: 53 122
ISBN: 9781556591419
Statement of Responsibility: Maxine Kumin
Subject Headings: Poetry. Poetics History 20th century. Poets, American 20th century Biography. Kumin, Maxine, 1925-2014.
Topical Term: Poetry.
Poets, American
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Kumin, Maxine, 1925- Always beginning. Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, c2000 (OCoLC)606390562
LCCN: 00009936
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