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Blues for Bill : a tribute to William Matthews /

Title
Blues for Bill : a tribute to William Matthews / edited by Kurt Brown, Meg Kearney, Donna Reis, & Estha Weiner ; foreword by Russell Banks.
Publication
Akron, Ohio : The University of Akron Press, 2005.
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Description
xviii, 134 pages; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Akron series in poetry
Uniform Title
Akron series in poetry.
Alternative Title
Tribute to William Matthews
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Literature.
  • Literary collections.
  • Poetry.
Note
  • Chiefly poems.
  • Includes index.
Contents
Foreword / Russell Banks -- William Matthews -- Things my father passed down to me and my brother / Sebastian Matthews -- Birthday poem / Cynthia Atkins -- Bill Matthews coming along / Coleman Barks -- Notes for the elegy / Judith Baumel -- After / Jeanne Marie Beaumont -- Bill Matthews / Marvin Bell -- Remembering Bill Matthews / Earl S. Braggs -- Blues, for Bill / Andrea Carter Brown -- Unfair / Harriet Brown -- No profit / Robert Burr -- Pissing off Robert Frost's porch / Mark Cox -- Before you / Stephen Cramer -- Matthews in smoke / Sascha Feinstein -- Inspiration / Allen C. Fischer -- Untitled : for Bill Matthews / Debra Fried -- The last time / Rachel Hadas -- The eternal light of talk / Daniel Halpern -- Sleek for the long flight / James Harms -- Magic lantern / Pamela Harrison -- The poet speaks of Italy / Walter R. Holland -- Bill at Bellagio : a Rockefeller grant / Ann Hurwitz -- Reincarnation of a lovebird / Richard Jackson -- Last class / Jacqueline Johnson -- The secret of William Matthews / Rodney Jones -- Nature poetry / Meg Kearney -- My blue heaven / David Keller -- Elegy for William Matthews / Gerry LaFemina -- Last call / Peter Makuck -- Writers' conference / Gary Margolis -- Over a long distance / Cleopatra Mathis -- Buying wine / Sebastian Matthews -- Request / Karen McCosker -- Bill / Christopher Merrill -- Some words for Bill Matthews / Judson Mitcham -- In memory of William Matthews / Robert Morgan -- Matthews ah um / Sharon Olds -- Fixity / Rick Pernod -- When he fell backwards into his coffin / Stanley Plumly -- Following William Matthews' recipe for scallion risotto / Donna Reis -- Matthews in Maine, 1980 / Kenneth Rosen -- We never shot baskets together / Vern Rutsala -- Open to everything / John Schenck -- Coming down in Ohio / Dave Smith -- For William Matthews / Henry Taylor -- Ode to Bill's vocabulary, 1997 / Melinda Thomsen -- Glimpse of a traveller / Richard Tillinghast -- Bill Matthews, 1983 / Sidney Wade -- Elegy for Matthews / Bruce Weigl -- On the Island of old women / Estha Weiner -- Scrabble with Matthews / David Wojahn -- In Cortona, thinking of Bill / Susan Wood -- Melancholy baby / Baron Wormser -- An interview with William Matthews / David Wojahn and James Harms.
Call Number
JFE 22-1624
ISBN
  • 1931968233
  • 9781931968232
  • 1931968241
  • 9781931968249
LCCN
2004026941
OCLC
57001683
Title
Blues for Bill : a tribute to William Matthews / edited by Kurt Brown, Meg Kearney, Donna Reis, & Estha Weiner ; foreword by Russell Banks.
Publisher
Akron, Ohio : The University of Akron Press, 2005.
Edition
First edition.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Series
Akron series in poetry
Akron series in poetry.
Summary
"Blues for Bill celebrates the work of poet William Matthews through his own language, that of poetry. The poems included are written by people who knew Bill in a variety of ways, under myriad circumstances: as friend, both old and new; as mentor and teacher; as colleague; as father."--BOOK JACKET.
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Chronological Term
2000-2099
Added Author
Banks, Russell, 1940- writer of foreword.
Brown, Kurt, editor.
Kearney, Meg, editor.
Reis, Donna, former owner.
Weiner, Estha, former owner.
Added Title
Tribute to William Matthews
Other Form:
Online version: Blues for Bill. 1st ed. Akron, Ohio : University of Akron Press, 2005 (OCoLC)607595714
Research Call Number
JFE 22-1624
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