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Sandra Alcosser

Sandra Alcosser

Alcosser, Sandra
Title: Sandra Alcosser
Reading Date: Friday, October 9, 2009

Welcome-4182

Description:

by Gail Browne

Introduction-4183

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by Allie Leach

"...astonishing, everything is intelligent..."-4184

"...attempting to articulate the unknown..."-4185

Description of The Language of Conservation Project-4186

Discusses Rainer Maria Rilke and his poem "The Rose Window"-4187

Discusses W.S. Merwin and his poem "Place"-4188

Discusses the "Flower Songs of Nezahualcoyotl"-4189

Discusses the Green Guerillas and Naomi Shihab Nye-4190

Discusses Sappho and Kay Ryan-4191

Discusses William Cullen Bryant, W. H. Auden, and Central Park-4192

Discusses a Gertrude Stein quote from her book How Writing is Written-4193

"Fox Fire"-4194

Annotation:

Alcosser, Sandra. A Fish to Feed All Hunger. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1986.

"What Makes the Grizzlies Dance"-4195

Annotation:

Alcosser, Sandra. Except by Nature. Saint Paul: Graywolf Press, 1998.

Sonnets: "Plucking Post," "Regard," "Capture," "Gentle," and "Havoc"-4196

Description:

Unpublished.

"Mistakes"-4197

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Unpublished.

"Woodpecker"-4198

Annotation:

Alcosser, Sandra. Except by Nature. Saint Paul: Graywolf Press, 1998.

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Reading Date: Friday, October 9, 2009
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center

Given as part of the Poetry Center's "Oh Earth, Wait for Me: Conversations about Art and Ecology" series, this performance begins with Sandra Alcosser speaking about a variety of writers and artists in the context of The Language of Conservation Project and ends with readings from Except by Nature, A Fish to Feed All Hunger, and several uncollected sonnets.

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