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Jack Gilbert

Jack Gilbert

Gilbert, Jack
Title: Jack Gilbert
Reading Date: Wednesday, September 30, 1987

Introduction-101

Description:

by Lois Shelton

"In Perugino We Have Sometimes Seen Our Country"-102

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. Views of Jeopardy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962.

"The Abnormal Is Not Courage"-103

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. Views of Jeopardy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962.

"And She Waiting"-104

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. Views of Jeopardy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962.

"All the Way From There to Here"-105

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. Monolithos. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

"Divorce"-106

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Gilbert, Jack. Monolithos. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

"Pewter"-107

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Gilbert, Jack. Monolithos. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

"Elephant Hunt in Guadalajara"-108

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Gilbert, Jack. Monolithos. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

"The Rainy Forests of Northern California"-109

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Gilbert, Jack. Monolithos. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

"Singing in my Difficult Mountains"-110

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Gilbert, Jack. Monolithos. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

"Married"-111

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Gilbert, Jack. The Great Fires. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

"The Sweet Taste of Victory"-112

"Playing House"-113

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. The Great Fires. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

Baby Scorpion Poem-114

"Lovers"-115

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. The Great Fires. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

"All Night in the Iowa Cafe"-116

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. The Great Fires. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

"What is There to Say?"-117

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. The Great Fires. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

"Don Giovanni on his Way to Hell"-118

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. Views of Jeopardy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962.

"Stealing from Donald"-119

"More Than Sixty"-120

Description:

Introduced as "More Than Fifty"


Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. Refusing Heaven. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

"Dreaming at the Ballet"-121

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Gilbert, Jack. The Dance Most of All. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

"Flat Hedgehogs"-123

Description:

for Issaiha Berlin


Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. Refusing Heaven. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

"Measuring Things Close Up"-124

"The Boat Named Tomorrow"-125

"The aging flesh is sweet..."-126

"Explicating the Twilight"-127

Description:

Introduced as "Prospero in the Twilight", published in [i]Ironwood[/i].


Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. The Great Fires New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

"The terrace of the villa the king's telegrapher built..."-128

"Going Wrong"-129

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. The Great Fires. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

"Getting Old"-130

Annotation:

Gilbert, Jack. The Great Fires. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

Reading Date: Wednesday, September 30, 1987
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Jack Gilbert reads widely from poems published in the 37-year period between his first book, Views of Jeopardy, and his fifth book, The Dance Most of All, ultimately published in 2009.

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