Ploughshares Winter 1991-92: Traces of Struggle and Desire

Ploughshares Winter 1991-92: Traces of Struggle and Desire

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Overview

The Winter 1991-92 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Carolyn Forche. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Carolyn Forche

FICTION
"Drums Along the Mohawk," by Melinda Davis
Excerpt from "The American Woman in the Chinese Hat," by Carole Maso
"Baudelaire's Drainpipe," by Maxine Chernoff
"Rolling Into Atlanta," by Bobbie Ann Mason
"Shelters," by Richard McCann

NONFICTION
Excerpt from "A Different Person," by James Merrill
Excerpt from "Chronicle of a Decade," by Olga Broumas and T. Begley
"Madonna," by Jane Miller
"Subjectivity and Disappointment in Contemporary Poetry," by David Kaufmann

POETRY
Charles Simic
Peter Huchel
Daniel Simko
James Tate
Fanny Howe
Vance Philip Hedderel
Susan Bergman
Evan Oakley
Ioanna-Veronika Warwick
Susan Tichy
Daniel Simko
Cal Bedient
Roberto Juarroz
Mary Crow
Ann Lauterbach
Marea Gordett
Yusef Komunyakaa
Greg Grummer
Barbara Cully
Rebecca Wee
Alison Bundy
Honor Moore
Lucia Perillo
Debra Kang Dean
Lyn Lifshin
Lise Goett
Peter Jay Shippy
Killarney Clary
Richard McCann
Lawrence Joseph
Jaime Manrique
Suzanne Paola
Jane Miller
Quincy Troupe
Sharon Doubiago
Colette Inez
Martin Espada
Daniel Halpern
Paul Hoover
Peter Balakian
Peter Klappert

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148399209
Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date: 12/01/1991
Series: Ploughshares , #174
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 268
Sales rank: 1,113,532
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Carolyn Forché is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Blue Hour, published by HarperCollins in 2003. The Angel of History (1994) received the Los Angeles Times Book Award; The Country Between Us (1982) received the Poetry Society of America's Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, and was the Lamont Poetry Selection of The Academy of American Poets; and Gathering the Tribes (1976) was selected for the Yale Series of Younger Poets by Stanley Kunitz. She is also the editor of Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness (1993). Among her translations are Claribel Alegria's Flowers from the Volcano (1983), and Robert Desnos's Selected Poetry (with William Kulik, 1991). Her honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She teaches in the MFA Program at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

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