Film, Video Poetry Readings from Jack Gilbert and Miranda Field

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Title
Poetry Readings from Jack Gilbert and Miranda Field
Summary
The Library of Congress 2006 Literary Season continues with poetry readings from poets Jack Gilbert and Miranda Field.
Event Date
October 26, 2006
Notes
-  Jack Gilbert's book "Refusing Heaven" (Knopf, 2005) won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry last year, and his chapbook, "Tough Heaven: Poems of Pittsburgh," was published in limited edition this year by Pond Road Press. Soon after Gilbert's first book, "Views of Jeopardy" (Yale University Press, 1962) was published, he received a Guggenheim fellowship and moved overseas to live in England, Denmark and Greece. He toured 15 other countries as a lecturer on American literature for the U.S. State Department. His second book, "Monolithos," was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize of 1983. The title is Greek for "single stone," a reference to the terrain on the island of Santorini, where he had lived. He is also the author of "The Great Fires: Poems 1982-1992."
-  Miranda Field was born and reared in London. Her poems have won the "Discovery"/The Nation Award and a Pushcart Prize. Her debut book "Swallow" won a 2001 Bakeless Prize in poetry. According to the book's publisher, Houghton Mifflin, "'Swallow' swoops and darts, tangling the lines we draw between the wild and the cultivated." Field was a teaching fellow at the 2002 Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and lives in New York City with her husband, poet Tom Thompson, and children.
Related Resources
Poetry Resources at the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/poetry/
Running Time
1 hours, 12 minutes, 50 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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