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Paul Mariani
 
Paul Mariani, first in our new series of guest writers, is a poet, a biographer, a literary scholar, a magazine editor, and a subscriber to TinL. His fourteen books include five collections of poetry, four biographies of modern American poets (Hart Crane, Robert Lowell, John Berryman, William Carlos Williams) and several essay collections. He is currently University Professor of English at Boston College, and at work on several new books. One is a biography of Gerard Manley Hopkins, to be published by Viking in 2006 -- with a biography of Wallace Stevens to follow. And in June 2005, Paraclete Press will publish Deaths & Transfigurations: Poems, with illustrations by Barry Moser, a long-time friend.

 
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PAUL MARIANI at Today in Literature
9/12/1977     The Death of Robert Lowell
On this day in 1977, the poet Robert Lowell died at the age of sixty in the back seat of a New York City taxi. Lowell was on his way from JFK airport to his ex-wife, the writer Elizabeth Hardwick, after a disastrous meeting in Ireland with his present wife, the writer and Guiness heiress, Caroline Blackwood.

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PAUL MARIANI at Today in Literature
SELECTED WORKS
A Commentary on the Complete Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Paul Mariani
criticism and analysis

A Usable Past: Essays on Modern and Contemporary Poetry
Paul Mariani
criticism and theory

Crossing Cocytus: Poems
Paul Mariani
poetry

Dream Song: The Life of John Berryman
Paul Mariani
biography

God and the Imagination: On Poets, Poetry, and the Ineffable
Paul Mariani
criticism and theory

Lost Puritan: A Life of Robert Lowell
Paul Mariani
biography

Prime Mover: Poems 1981-1985
Paul Mariani
poetry

Salvage Operations: New and Selected Poems
Paul Mariani
poetry

The Broken Tower: The Life of Hart Crane
Paul Mariani
biography

The Great Wheel: Poems
Paul Mariani
poetry

Thirty Days: On Retreat With the Exercises of St. Ignatius
Paul Mariani
journals

William Carlos Williams: A New World Naked
Paul Mariani
biography, criticism


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