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Maxine Chernoff

Maxine Chernoff

Chernoff, Maxine
Title: Maxine Chernoff
Reading Date: Wednesday, November 3, 1993

"Toothache"-5432

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in Vegetable Emergency (Venice, CA: Beyond Baroque Foundation, 1976).

"The Man Struck Twenty Times by Lightning"-5433

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in Utopia TV Store (Chicago: The Yellow Press, 1979).

"What the Dead Eat"-5434

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in Utopia TV Store (Chicago: The Yellow Press, 1979).

"Biographia Literaria"-5435

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in New Faces of 1952 (Ithaca, NY: Ithaca House, 1985).

"Breasts"-5436

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in New Faces of 1952 (Ithaca, NY: Ithaca House, 1985).

"Identity Principle"-5437

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in New Faces of 1952 (Ithaca, NY: Ithaca House, 1985).

"A Name"-5438

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in New Faces of 1952 (Ithaca, NY: Ithaca House, 1985).

"March"-5439

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in New Faces of 1952 (Ithaca, NY: Ithaca House, 1985).

"Miss Congeniality"-5440

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990. Originally published in New Faces of 1952 (Ithaca, NY: Ithaca House, 1985).

"Poised"-5441

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990.

"Measuring"-5442

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1990.

"Photo in LIFE"-5443

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. World: Poems 1991-2001. Cambridge, U.K.: Salt, 2001.

"Not"-5444

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. World: Poems 1991-2001. Cambridge, U.K.: Salt, 2001.

"Jury Duty"-5445

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. Signs of Devotion. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.

Excerpt from American Heaven, a novel-5446

Annotation:

Chernoff, Maxine. American Heaven. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1996.

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Reading Date: Wednesday, November 3, 1993
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Chernoff reads widely from Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems (1990). In addition to poems and prose poems published over several decades, she reads work that would later be published in World: Poems 1991-2001. She closes the reading with a short story from Signs of Devotion and an excerpt from her then-unpublished novel American Heaven.

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