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Title Simply lasting : writers on Jane Kenyon / edited by Joyce Peseroff.
Publication Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf, [2005]
Copyright date ©2005
Description 278 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 811 KENYON S
Note From back cover: "In personal and critical essays, letters, poems, an inteview, and reviews by writers around the country, Jane Kenyon's life and works are considered and celebrated for their tenacity, spirit, and grace."
Contents Introduction -- Personal Essays, Letters, Poems, and one interview: Alice Mattison, "Let it grow in the dark like a mushroom": Writing with Jane Kenyon ; Jane Kenyon, Seven letters to Alice Mattison ; Gergory Orr, from "Our lady of sorrows" ; Galway Kinnell, "How could she not" ; Maxine Kumin, "Dinner at Jane and Don's" ; Wendell Berry, "Sweetness preserved" ; Jean Valentine, "Jane Kenyon 1947-1995", "Elegy for Jane Kenyon" ; Caroline Finkelstein, "the Beacon" ; Robert Bly, "a Few lines about Jane", "Yellow dot" ; Liam Rector, "Remembering Jane Kenyon" ; Donald Hall, "Ghost in the house" ; Mike Pride, "Still present", "a Conversation with Jane" -- Critical essays: Laban Hill, "Jane Kenyon" ; John H. Timmerman, from "Poet at work" ; Steven Cramer, "Home alone: self and relation in Part 1 of the boa of quiet hours" ; Wesley McNair, "Government of two" ; Molly Peacock, from "Comfort poem" ; Judith Harris, "Discerning cherishment in Jan Kenyon's poetry: a psychoanalytic approach" ; Paul Breslin, "Jane Kenyon's 'Manners toward God': gratitude and the 'Anti-urge'" ; Lynn Strongin, "Faith that blessed through sorrow: meditations on Jane Kenyon's poetry" -- Shorter pieces and reviews: Hayden Carruth, from "poets on the fringe" ; John Unterecker, from "Shape-changing in contemporary poetry" ; Carol Muske, "Boat of quiet hours" ; Alfred Corn, from "Plural Perspectives, heightened perceptions" Robert Pinsky, from "Tidings of comfort and dread: poetry and the dark beauty of Christmas" ; Marie Howe, "Jane Kenyon's Constance" ; Lucia Perillo, "Notes from the Other Side" ; Peter D. Kramer, "Unequivocal eye" ; David Barber, "Constance" ; Deborah Garrison, "Simply lasting" ; Robert Hass, from Poet's Choice ; Michael Dirda, from "Gift of being simple" ; Constance Merritt, "Jane Kenyon, Otherwise" ; Haines Sprunt Tate, from "Intimations of mortality".
Subject Kenyon, Jane -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poetry -- History and criticism.
Addl. Author Peseroff, Joyce.
ISBN 1555974295 (pbk.) :

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