Ploughshares Fall 1978 Edited by DeWitt Henry

Ploughshares Fall 1978 Edited by DeWitt Henry

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The Fall 1978 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by DeWitt Henry. 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

"Characters," by Alice Munro
"A Record As Long As Your Arm," by George Garrett
"Obligato," by Eve Shelnutt

"The Poetry of Anthony Hecht," by Ashley Brown
"Mona Van Duyn and the Politics of Love," by Lorrie Goldensohn
"The Fiction of Alice Munro," by Hallvard Dahlie
"The Short Fiction of George Garrett," by William Peden
"Notes away from the Definition of Major and Minor," by Christopher Ricks
"The Mumbling of Young Werther: Angst by Blueprint in Contemporary Poetry," by Brendan Galvin
"The Golden Age of the American Novel," by Roger Sale
"The Criticism of Martin Green (with Gayarti Acharya)," by Linda Bamber
"Philip Roth," by Martin Green
"Eve Shelnutt's The Love Child," by Fred Chappell
"Joyce Peseroff's The Hardness Scale," by Robert Pinsky
"Charles Martin's Room for Error," by Robert Hass
"Magical Strength in the Human Heart," by Carter Wilson
"Comfort and Wilderness: Robert B. Shaw," by Paul Breslin
"The Poetry of G. F. Dutton," by Anne Stevenson
"On Anne Stevenson," by Jay Parini

Anthony Hecht
Mona Van Duyn

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148618942
Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date: 09/01/1978
Series: Ploughshares , #43
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 213
File size: 970 KB

About the Author

Born in Wayne, Pennsylvania, DeWitt Henry graduated from Amherst College in 1963 and completed his M.A. and PhD from Harvard University by 1971. In the same year, Henry co-founded the literary magazine Ploughshares, and would serve as director and editor until 1995. His books include a memoir, Sweet Dreams: A Family History (Hidden River Press, 2011); a novel, The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts (University of Tennessee Press, 2001); and a collection of essays titled Safe Suicide (Red Hen Press, 2008). He has also edited five anthologies to date, including Sorrow's Company: Writers on Loss and Grief (Beacon Press, 2001) and Fathering Daughters: Reflections by Men (Beacon Press, 1999). He is currently a professor in Emerson College's Writing, Literature, and Publishing program.

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