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Bill Knott

Bill Knott

Knott, Bill
Title: Bill Knott
Reading Date: Wednesday, February 18, 1987

Introduction and Opening Remarks-978

Description:

Introduction by Lois Shelton. 

"The Juggler to His Audience"-979

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"Poem (How I Lost My Pen-Name)"-980

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"Framepoem"-981

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Never Lend Your Umbrella to a Submarine and Other Slight Poems: All the Shortypoos from 1962-2008. B. Knott, 2009.

"Mitts and Gloves"-982

Description:

Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Becos. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

"October (The leaves fall...)"-983

Description:

Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Becos. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

"Up to the Minute"-984

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Never Lend Your Umbrella to a Submarine and Other Slight Poems: All the Shortypoos from 1962-2008. B. Knott, 2009.

"My Fault"-985

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Becos. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

"The Consolations of Sociobiology"-986

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Becos. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

"The Closet"-987

Description:

Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Becos. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

"Sonnet"-988

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"Brighton Rock by Graham Greene"-989

Description:

Track cuts off, slightly truncating Knott's remarks after reading the poem. Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"At the Nixon Memorial"-990

Description:

Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Outremer. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1989.

"At the Crossroads"-991

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"Beddybye"-992

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"Vague Consoles"-993

Description:

Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Outremer. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1989.

"My Mother's List of Names"-994

Description:

Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"The Sculpture"-995

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"Sudden Departure"-996

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Becos. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

"Feeding the Sun"-997

Annotation:

Knott, Bill. Poems 1963-1988. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

Reading Date: Wednesday, February 18, 1987
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Bill Knott reads widely from his work. This reading includes poems from Becos (1983), Outremer (1989), and Poems 1963-1988 (1989), as well as work collected later. 

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