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Galway Kinnell

Galway Kinnell

Kinnell, Galway
Title: Galway Kinnell
Reading Date: Wednesday, March 20, 1968

Introduction-1034

Description:

by Ila Abernathy

"The Life"-1035

Description:

Poem by James Wright.


Annotation:

Wright, James. Shall We Gather at the River. Middletown: Wesleyan, 1968.

"Snake"-1036

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Poem by Theodore Roethke.


Annotation:

Roethke, Theodore. Words for the Wind. Garden City: Doubleday, 1958.

"Alone at the tavern..."-1037

Description:

Poem by Tu Fu.

"Counting Small-Boned Bodies"-1038

Description:

Poem by Robert Bly.


Annotation:

Bly, Robert. "Counting Small-Boned Bodies." A Poetry Reading Against the Vietnam War. Ed, Robert Bly. Madison: Sixties Press, 1967.

"Reconciliation"-1039

Description:

Poem by Walt Whitman.


Annotation:

Whitman, Walt. Calamus. Boston: L. Maynard, 1978.

"First Song"-1040

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Kinnell, Galway. What a Kingdom it Was. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980.

"For William Carlos Williams"-1041

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Kinnell, Galway. What a Kingdom it Was. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980.

"Flower Herding in Mount Monadnock"-1042

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Kinnell, Galway. Flower Herding on Mount Monadnock. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964.

"The Correspondence School Instructor Says Goodbye to His Students"-1043

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Kinnell, Galway. Body Rags. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

"Another Night in the Ruins"-1044

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Kinnell, Galway. Body Rags. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

"La Bagarede"-1045

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Kinnell, Galway. Body Rags. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

"The Porcupine"-1046

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Kinnell, Galway. Body Rags. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

"The Bear"-1047

Annotation:

Kinnell, Galway. Body Rags. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

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Reading Date: Wednesday, March 20, 1968
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Galway Kinnell reads primarily from his 1968 collection of poems Body Rags, which received a special mention from the National Book Award for Poetry in 1969. He begins by discussing (and performing) poems by Tu Fu, James Wright, Theodore Roethke, Robert Bly, and Walt Whitman.

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