Poetry Books by Donald Hall

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Death to the death of poetry Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr
Published Date: 1994
Categories: Fiction
A spirited defense of the vitality of contemporary poetry.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book The One Day Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Mariner Books
Published Date: 1988
Categories: Poetry
In a long poem, the narrator looks back on his childhood and shares his attitudes toward the past

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book White Apples and the Taste of Stone Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published Date: 2007
Categories: Poetry
Spanning the entire career of the celebrated American poet, a collection of 226 works represents sixty years of poetic endeavor, including recent poems that appeared in The New Yorker, as well as verses from Without and a CD containing readings by the author. Reprint.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Poetry and ambition Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr
Published Date: 1988-09
Categories: Literary Criticism
A compelling collection of essays on the state of contemporary poetry

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book The Old Life Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published Date: 1997-04-23
Categories: Poetry
For nearly forty years, Donald Hall has stood in the front rank of American poets. The title poem, an autobiographical sequence, takes Hall from his boyhood to his growing acquaintance with poets--seniors like Robert Frost and contemporaries like Robert Bly. It sees him growing into manhood, fatherhood, grandfatherhood, and a happy second marriage. When his life inevitably moves into vicissitude, even tragedy, he will tell the dreadful truth about himself and the challenges of his time on earth.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book The Academic Self Authors: Donald Eugene Hall
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Published Date: 2002
Categories: Business & Economics
The Academician's guide to career management offers insights on climbing the college career ladder that will benefit grad students and full professors alike. (Careers)

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Subjectivity Authors: Donald E. Hall
Publisher: Routledge
Published Date: 2004-02-20
Categories: Literary Criticism
Explores the history of theories of selfhood, from the Classical era to the present, and demonstrates how those theories can be applied in literary and cultural criticism. Donald E. Hall: * examines all of the major methodologies and theoretical emphases of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, including psychoanalytic criticism, materialism, feminism and queer theory * applies the theories discussed in detailed readings of literary and cultural texts, from novels and poetry to film and the visual arts * offers a unique perspective on our current obsession with perfecting our selves * looks to the future of selfhood given the new identity possibilities arising out of developing technologies. Examining some of the most exciting issues confronting cultural critics and readers today, Subjectivity is the essential introduction to a fraught but crucial critical term and a challenge to the way we define our selves.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book A Man Learns Authors: Donald M. Hall
Publisher: Itasca Books
Published Date: 2005-06-01
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
A Central Minnesota boy of the 1940's and 1950's interprets his life for meaning and truth and in the process describes what happens to a person's heart. Don Hall mourns the lost freedom of youth, recounts the drunken groping of adolescence, relives the search for meaningful work, the disillusionment with early beliefs, and the quest for comfort and love, and then finally addresses death wtih understanding and hope. Written with tenderness and humor, you will recognize parts of yourself here as well.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Musical Acoustics Authors: Donald E. Hall
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Published Date: 2002
Categories: Science
Musical acoustics presents a unique opportunity to see science and art working together. This book is a balanced presentation of all aspects of musical acoustics. It explains how our ears and brains interpret musical events, and connects traditional physical analyses to musical reality. The purpose of the book is two fold: (1) To help students use simple physical concepts as tools for understanding how music works, and (2) To use students' interest in music to motivate the study and appreciation of scientific methods. Any given chapter will challenge students with several points that are not obvious on the first reading. Starred sections are optional and are not a prerequisite to later sections.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Lucy's Christmas Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: David R Godine Pub
Published Date: 2007
Categories: Christmas
In the fall of 1909, Lucy gets an early start on making Christmas presents for her family and friends, which they will open at the church's Christmas program.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book A Writer's Reader Authors: Donald Hall, D. L. Emblen
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Published Date: 2001-07-01
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Highly respected poets, Hall and Emblem have chosen classical and contemporary selections to make this a delightful writer's companion, now in it's ninth edition. A Writer's Reader is a collection of essays, short stories, and poems organized alphabetically by author. Several readings by the same author are provided for a closer look at a writer's style. A rhetorical and thematic index is included to allow readers a way of cross-referencing selections. Overall, A Writer's Reader contains an appealing range of types of selections-essays, a few short stories, a lecture, and a few poems. The collection includes both classic and contemporary writers-such as Maya Angelou, W.H. Auden, Ralph Ellison, Louise Erdrich, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Tillie Olsen, Brent Staples, Henry David Thoreau, Mark Twain, Alice Walker, and many others. MARKET For anyone interested in a neatly arranged and useful collection of inspiring short readings.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book To read literature, fiction, poetry, drama Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Holt McDougal
Published Date: 1987
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
This book introduces the three principal types or genres of literature: fiction, poetry, and drama in a way that helps students read literature with pleasure, intelligence, and discrimination.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Lucy's Summer Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Published Date: 2007-11-08
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
In this companion to the bestselling Lucy's Christmas, award-winning poet Hall and acclaimed illustrator McCurdy recreate the memorable summer of 1910 in the life of young Lucy Wells. McCurdy's beautiful scratchboard illustrations evoke the splendid realities of times past. Full color.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book The Man Who Lived Alone Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Published Date: 1998-02
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
A man who had been unhappy as a child finds after he has grown up that he is happy living alone in his cabin in the New England woods.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Writing Well Authors: Donald Hall, Sven Birkerts
Publisher: Harpercollins College Division
Published Date: 1994
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Co-authored by two esteemed writers, "Writing Well," is a beautifully-written and thoroughly readable guide to the craft of writing prose. This concise, lively text covers all aspects of writing but is best known for its signature chapters on words, sentences, and paragraphs. Going beyond the basics of composition, the text teaches originality and elegance in writing encouraging students to develop their own written voice. Sample student papers including several works-in-progress - allow students to learn the writing process through the work of their peers. A brief handbook section rounds out the coverage.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Subjectivity Authors: Donald Eugene Hall
Publisher: Psychology Press
Published Date: 2004
Categories: Literary Criticism
Explores the history of theories of selfhood, from the Classical era to the present, and demonstrates how those theories can be applied in literary and cultural criticism. Donald E. Hall: * examines all of the major methodologies and theoretical emphases of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, including psychoanalytic criticism, materialism, feminism and queer theory * applies the theories discussed in detailed readings of literary and cultural texts, from novels and poetry to film and the visual arts * offers a unique perspective on our current obsession with perfecting our selves * looks to the future of selfhood given the new identity possibilities arising out of developing technologies. Examining some of the most exciting issues confronting cultural critics and readers today, Subjectivity is the essential introduction to a fraught but crucial critical term and a challenge to the way we define our selves.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book The Best Day the Worst Day Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published Date: 2006-11-08
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
A candid memoir of love, art, and grief from a celebrated man of letters, United States poet laureate Donald Hall In an intimate record of his twenty-three-year marriage to poet Jane Kenyon, Donald Hall recounts the rich pleasures and the unforeseen trials of their shared life. The couple made a home at their New England farmhouse, where they rejoiced in rituals of writing, gardening, caring for pets, and connecting with their rural community through friends and church. The Best Day the Worst Day presents a portrait of the inner moods of "the best marriage I know about," as Hall has written, against the stark medical emergency of Jane's leukemia, which ended her life in fifteen months. Between recollections of better times, Hall shares with readers the daily ordeal of Jane's dying through heartbreaking but ultimately inspiring storytelling.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Eagle Pond Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published Date: 2007
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
A collection of writings by America's poet laureate includes his essays on Eagle Pond Farm, including his observations on rural life in New Hampshire, the poem "Daylilies on the Hill," and several previously uncollected pieces.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book The Museum of Clear Ideas Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published Date: 1994-02-24
Categories: Poetry
This is Donald Hall's most advanced work, extending his poetic reach even beyond his recent volumes. Conflict dominates this book, and conflict unites it. Hall takes poetry as an instrument for revelation, whether in an elegy for a (fictional) contemporary poet, or in the title series of poems, whose form imitates the first book of the Odes of Horace. The book's final section, "Extra Innings," moves with poignancy to questions about the end of the game.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Here at Eagle Pond Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published Date: 2000
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
In these tender essays, Hall shares his memories and thoughts on growing up in New Hampshire on his grandparent's dairy farm, of the seasons, and of his connection to the land, his family, and his coming home.

Donald Hall Books, Donald Hall poetry book Old and New Poems Authors: Donald Hall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published Date: 1990
Categories: Poetry
Gathers poems from each period of Hall's career, including "The One Day," the long poem that won the National Book Critics Circle Award



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