Diane Ackerman - November 20, 1985

Date
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UA Poetry Center

Reading Series
Location
Modern Languages Auditorium
Diane Ackerman
This reading was given six years before the publication of Jaguar of Sweet Laughter and thirteen years before the publication of I Praise My Destroyer. It also took place during the same year the poet received the Peter I. B. Lavan Award.
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Introduction
Description
by Lois Shelton
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"Halley's Comet"
Description
Differs from published version.
Citation
Ackerman, Diane. Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems. New York: Random House, 1991.
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"Amphibians"
Citation
Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"A Fine, a Private Place"
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Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"Lindbergh"
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Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"Climbing Out"
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Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"Sleeping Beauty of the Bronx"
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Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"Zoe"
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Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"Language Lab"
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Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"Spiders"
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Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"A. R. Ammons Amid the Fungi"
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Ackerman, Diane. Wife of Light. New York: William Morrow, 1978.
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"Lines Written in a Pittsburgh Skyscraper"
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Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"When You Take Me from this Good Rich Soil"
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Ackerman, Diane. The Planets: A Comic Pastoral. New York: William Morrow, 1976.
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"Intensive Care"
Citation
Ackerman, Diane. Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems. New York: Random House, 1991.
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"Grand Canyon"
Citation
Ackerman, Diane. Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems. New York: Random House, 1991.
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"You Will Think This a Dream"
Description
Differs from published version.
Citation
Ackerman, Diane. I Praise My Destroyer. New York: Random House, 1998.
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"Anne Donne to Her Husband"
Citation
Ackerman, Diane. Wife of Light. New York: William Morrow, 1978.
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"Space Shuttle"
Citation
Ackerman, Diane. Lady Faustus. New York: William Morrow, 1983.
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"Ode to the Alien"
Citation
Ackerman, Diane. Wife of Light. New York: William Morrow, 1978.
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Diane Ackerman
Photographer
Lois Shelton
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Diane Ackerman at the Poetry Center Guest Cottage
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Lois Shelton
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Diane Ackerman
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Lois Shelton
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