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The life and poetry of Ted Kooser

Author: Mary K Stillwell
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, London [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just as so much of Kooser's own writing weaves geography, history, and family stories into its measures, so does this first critical biography consider the poet's work and life together: his upbringing in Iowa, his studies in Nebraska with poet Karl Shapiro as mentor, his career in insurance, his family life, his bout with cancer, and, always, his poetry. Combining a fine appreciation of Kooser's work and life, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ted Kooser; Ted Kooser; Ted Kooser; Ted Kooser; Ted Kooser
Material Type: Biography, Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary K Stillwell
ISBN: 9780803243866 0803243863
OCLC Number: 839395874
Description: xvii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chronology --
Growing up in Iowa, 1939-1963 --
Official entry --
An emerging imagination --
Summers in paradise --
Looking the part --
King, a dog of the north --
Moving Gibraltar --
Nebraska apprenticeship, 1963-1969 --
The move to Nebraska --
Journey to a place of work --
Official entry blank --
Running on empty --
The shepherd's new song, 1970-1979 --
A local habitation & a name --
Singing the shepherd's song --
Not coming to be barked at --
"Walking home to you" --
American scripture, 1980-1994 --
Sure signs --
Common ground --
One world at a time --
Weather central --
"Feeling the speed," 1995 today --
"Lights on a ground of darkness" --
Winter morning walks --
Local wonders --
Delights & shadows --
"The ripening odor of praise" --
"Bright yellow leaves flying."
Responsibility: Mary K. Stillwell.

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