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The Pittsburgh book of contemporary American poetry, Ed Ochester & Peter Oresick, editors

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The Pittsburgh book of contemporary American poetry
Title
The Pittsburgh book of contemporary American poetry
Statement of responsibility
Ed Ochester & Peter Oresick, editors
Title variation
Poetry
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of contemporary American poetry for the general reader compiled to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Pitt Poetry Series
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Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
local government publication
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS615
LC item number
.P47 1993
Literary form
poetry
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  • Ochester, Ed
  • Oresick, Peter
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  • American poetry
  • Poésie américaine
  • American poetry
  • Anthologie
  • Lyrik
  • USA
Label
The Pittsburgh book of contemporary American poetry, Ed Ochester & Peter Oresick, editors
Link
https://archive.org/details/pittsburghbookof00oche
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Note
Includes work by Afaa M. Weaver
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Maggie Anderson.
  • Uncle
  • Mennonites
  • What I Learned from My Mother
  • Etheridge Knight.
  • Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane
  • He Sees Through Stone
  • The Idea of Ancestry
  • The Warden Said to Me the Other Day
  • Feeling Fucked Up
  • Welcome Back, Mr. Knight: Love of My Life
  • Country Wisdoms
  • Dark Prophecy: I Sing of Shine
  • Rehabilitation & Treatment in the Prisons of America
  • Bill Knott.
  • Ant Dodger
  • Two Vietnam Poems: 1966
  • Shorts/Excerpts
  • Sonnet
  • At the Crossroads
  • Funny Poem
  • Death
  • The Invention of Pittsburgh
  • Feeding the Sun
  • Ted Kooser.
  • Flying at Night
  • At the Office Early
  • Selecting a Reader
  • Self-Portrait at Thirty-Nine
  • The Very Old
  • At the End of the Weekend
  • How to Make Rhubarb Wine
  • A Widow
  • Spitting in the Leaves
  • Shooting a Farmhouse
  • Year's End
  • Larry Levis.
  • The Widening Spell of the Leaves
  • The Poem You Asked For
  • Irene McKinney.
  • Twilight in West Virginia: Six O'Clock Mine Report
  • Deep Mining
  • Sunday Morning, 1950
  • Visiting My Gravesite: Talbott Churchyard, West Virginia
  • Closed Mill
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Rapt
  • The Dance
  • Peter Meinke.
  • "This is a poem to my son Peter"
  • Supermarket
  • The Death of the Pilot Whales
  • The Poet, Trying to Surprise God
  • Sonnet on the Death of the Man Who Invented Plastic Roses
  • Helen
  • Robin Becker.
  • Carol Muske.
  • The Wish Foundation
  • The Eulogy
  • Intensive Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Wyndmere, Windemere
  • August, Los Angeles, Lullaby
  • Leonard Nathan.
  • Body Count
  • At the Well
  • My Father's Heart
  • Letter
  • Breathing Exercises
  • Hole
  • The Election
  • Coup
  • So?
  • In Pompano Beach, Florida
  • Incarnate
  • The Accident
  • Claribel Alegría.
  • The Story I Like to Tell
  • The Bath
  • Siv Cedering.
  • Grandmother
  • Miss Pimberton Of
  • Peaches
  • Almagest, Last Letter to Zakarias
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes.
  • Emplumada
  • Meeting Mescalito at Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Documentary
  • Beneath the Shadow of the Freeway
  • Poem for the Young White Man Who Asked Me How I, an Intelligent, Well-Read Person Could Believe in the War Between Races
  • Nancy Vieira Couto.
  • Living in the La Brea Tar Pits
  • Lizzie
  • You Bet Your Life
  • Tea Party
  • You Have Shown Me a Strange Image, and We Are Strange Prisoners
  • Kate Daniels.
  • Ethiopia
  • The American Way of Life
  • Bus Ride
  • Not Singing
  • Toi Derricotte.
  • Blackbottom
  • Boy at the Paterson Falls
  • In an Urban School
  • St. Peter Claver
  • The Struggle
  • The Friendship
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Debra Allbery.
  • Sharon Doubiago.
  • Excerpt from South America Mi Hija
  • Descent: La Violencia
  • Someone waiting for me among the violins
  • Demeter and Persephone
  • Love, love, do not come near the border
  • Stuart Dybek.
  • Maroon
  • My Father's Fights
  • Cherry
  • Produce
  • Brass Knuckles
  • Bastille Day on 25th St
  • My Neighborhood
  • Jane Flanders.
  • The House That Fear Built: Warsaw, 1943
  • The Handbell Choir
  • Other Lives of the Romantics
  • Twirling
  • Big Cars
  • Gary Gildner.
  • Carnies
  • First Practice
  • Digging for Indians
  • Nails
  • They Have Turned the Church Where I Ate God
  • The High-Class Bananas
  • Elton Glaser.
  • Cheap Replicas of the Eiffel Tower
  • Blues for the Night Owl
  • Coroner
  • Confluences at San Francisco
  • Assembler
  • Revelation: The Movie
  • David Huddle.
  • Town History, 1917
  • Holes Commence Falling
  • My Daddy, Whenever He Went Some Place
  • Almost Going
  • Delivering the Times, 1952-1955
  • Gregory's House
  • Miss Florence Jackson
  • Lawrence Joseph.
  • Offering
  • Then
  • Do What You Can
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • In the Age of Postcapitalism
  • That's All
  • Julia Kasdorf.
  • Vesta's Father
  • When Our Women Go Crazy
  • Dying with Amish Uncles
  • Leftover Blessings
  • The Unjustly Punished Child
  • Sestina for the House
  • Thirteen
  • State Poetry Day
  • Building an Outhouse
  • Basketball
  • The Makings of Happiness
  • Nightline: An Interview with the General
  • Belle Waring.
  • Reprieve on the Stoop
  • Baby Random
  • The Mother
  • Breeze in Translation
  • When a Beautiful Woman Gets on the Jutiapa Bus
  • The Tip
  • Nothing Happened
  • Refuge at the One Step Down
  • Our Lady of the Laundromat
  • Michael S. Weaver.
  • The Missing Patriarch
  • Beginnings
  • The Dogs
  • Alicia Suskin Ostriker.
  • My Father's First Baseball Game
  • The Message on Cape Cod
  • My Father's Geography
  • Robley Wilson.
  • The Mechanical Cow
  • Say Girls in Shoe Ads: "I go for a man who's tall!"
  • Envoi
  • The Rejoicing That Attends the Murder of Famous Men
  • Sparrow Hills
  • The Military-Industrial Complex
  • In the Twenty-Fifth Year of Marriage, It Goes On
  • David Wojahn.
  • "Satin Doll"
  • Excerpts from "Mystery Train: A Sequence"
  • Homage: Light from the Hall
  • Buddy Holly Watching Rebel Without a Cause, Lubbock, Texas, 1956
  • Matins: James Brown and His Famous Flames Tour the South, 1958
  • Custom Job: Hank Williams, Jr., and the Death Car, 1958
  • Tattoo, Corazon: Ritchie Valens, 1959
  • Fab Four Tour Deutschland: Hamburg, 1961
  • Woody Guthrie Visited by Bob Dylan: Brooklyn State Hospital, New York, 1961
  • I Brood About Some Concepts, for Example
  • The Trashmen Shaking Hands with Hubert Humphrey at the Opening of Apache Plaza Shopping Center, Suburban Minneapolis, August 1963
  • "Mystery Train": Janis Joplin Leaves Port Arthur for Points West, 1964
  • At Graceland with a Six Year Old, 1985
  • Colorizing: Turner Broadcasting Enterprises, Computer Graphics Division, Burbank, California, 1987
  • The Assassination of John Lennon as Depicted by the Madame Tussaud Wax Museum, Niagara Falls, Ontario, 1987
  • Paul Zimmer.
  • Zimmer in Grade School
  • Zimmer's Head Thudding Against the Blackboard
  • The Day Zimmer Lost Religion
  • The Eisenhower Years
  • A Meditation in Seven Days
  • Zimmer Drunk and Alone, Dreaming of Old Football Games
  • The Duke Ellington Dream
  • Zimmer Imagines Heaven
  • Chronological Series List 1968-1992
  • Complete Series List 1968-1992
  • Pitt Poetry Series Sponsored Awards and Prizes
  • Greg Pape.
  • Indian Ruins Along Rio de Flag
  • Storm Pattern
  • Street Music
  • Sharon Olds.
  • The Minotaur Next Door
  • Dinner on the Miami River
  • In Line at the Supermarket
  • Birds of Detroit
  • Kathleen Peirce.
  • Near Burning
  • The Alcoholic's Son at Ten
  • Quilts
  • Farmers
  • Need Increasing Itself by Rounds
  • Satan Says
  • David Rivard.
  • How It Will Always Seem
  • 1966
  • Fall River
  • Torque
  • Firestone
  • One Too Many Mornings
  • Liz Rosenberg.
  • A Suburban Childhood
  • The Story of My Life
  • Quake Theory
  • The Longing for Eternal Life
  • Thanksgiving
  • The Accident
  • Maxine Scates.
  • Angel's Flight
  • Working
  • Floor Plans
  • Angel
  • 1956
  • Going to Mass After Fifteen Years
  • Indictment of Senior Officers
  • Richard Shelton.
  • Job the Father
  • Letter to a Dead Father
  • The Stones
  • The Bus to Veracruz
  • Betsy Sholl.
  • Thinking of You, Hiroshima
  • The Distinct Call of the Alligator
  • A Girl Named Spring
  • The Hospital State
  • The Sisters of Sexual Treasure
  • A Small Patch of Ice
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Peggy Shumaker.
  • The Waitress's Kid
  • The Circle of Totems
  • First Winter: Joy
  • Bush Navigator: The Last Morning of Hands
  • The Inupiat Christmas Pageant
  • Jeffrey Skinner.
  • For Stuart Porter, Who Asked for a Poem That Would Not Depress Him Further
  • Station
  • Earth Angel
  • Late Afternoon, Late in the Twentieth Century
  • Objects in Mirror are Closer Than They Appear
  • Silk Robe
  • Restoration
  • The Starling Migration
  • Gary Soto.
  • Telephoning God
  • The Morning They Shot Tony Lopez, Barber and Pusher Who Went Too Far, 1958
  • The Elements of San Joaquin
  • The Language of the Brag
  • Field Poem
  • Hoeing
  • Harvest
  • Summer
  • History
  • Leslie Ullman.
  • Running
  • Dreams by No One's Daughter
  • Living Near the Plaza of Thieves
  • Constance Urdang.
  • Seventh Birthday of the First Child
  • Old Wives' Tales
  • The Muse Is Always the Other Woman
  • Back Far Enough, Down Deep Enough
  • All Around Us
  • My Father's Death
  • This Poem
  • At Frank 'n' Helen's
  • Returning to the Port of Authority: A Picaresque
  • Ronald Wallace.
  • The Facts of Life
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 397 pages
Isbn
9780822955061
Lccn
92050846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center's copies gift of Afaa M. Weaver ; copy 2 paperback edition.
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)27265046
Label
The Pittsburgh book of contemporary American poetry, Ed Ochester & Peter Oresick, editors
Link
https://archive.org/details/pittsburghbookof00oche
Publication
Copyright
Contributor
Donor
Note
Includes work by Afaa M. Weaver
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Maggie Anderson.
  • Uncle
  • Mennonites
  • What I Learned from My Mother
  • Etheridge Knight.
  • Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane
  • He Sees Through Stone
  • The Idea of Ancestry
  • The Warden Said to Me the Other Day
  • Feeling Fucked Up
  • Welcome Back, Mr. Knight: Love of My Life
  • Country Wisdoms
  • Dark Prophecy: I Sing of Shine
  • Rehabilitation & Treatment in the Prisons of America
  • Bill Knott.
  • Ant Dodger
  • Two Vietnam Poems: 1966
  • Shorts/Excerpts
  • Sonnet
  • At the Crossroads
  • Funny Poem
  • Death
  • The Invention of Pittsburgh
  • Feeding the Sun
  • Ted Kooser.
  • Flying at Night
  • At the Office Early
  • Selecting a Reader
  • Self-Portrait at Thirty-Nine
  • The Very Old
  • At the End of the Weekend
  • How to Make Rhubarb Wine
  • A Widow
  • Spitting in the Leaves
  • Shooting a Farmhouse
  • Year's End
  • Larry Levis.
  • The Widening Spell of the Leaves
  • The Poem You Asked For
  • Irene McKinney.
  • Twilight in West Virginia: Six O'Clock Mine Report
  • Deep Mining
  • Sunday Morning, 1950
  • Visiting My Gravesite: Talbott Churchyard, West Virginia
  • Closed Mill
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Rapt
  • The Dance
  • Peter Meinke.
  • "This is a poem to my son Peter"
  • Supermarket
  • The Death of the Pilot Whales
  • The Poet, Trying to Surprise God
  • Sonnet on the Death of the Man Who Invented Plastic Roses
  • Helen
  • Robin Becker.
  • Carol Muske.
  • The Wish Foundation
  • The Eulogy
  • Intensive Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Wyndmere, Windemere
  • August, Los Angeles, Lullaby
  • Leonard Nathan.
  • Body Count
  • At the Well
  • My Father's Heart
  • Letter
  • Breathing Exercises
  • Hole
  • The Election
  • Coup
  • So?
  • In Pompano Beach, Florida
  • Incarnate
  • The Accident
  • Claribel Alegría.
  • The Story I Like to Tell
  • The Bath
  • Siv Cedering.
  • Grandmother
  • Miss Pimberton Of
  • Peaches
  • Almagest, Last Letter to Zakarias
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes.
  • Emplumada
  • Meeting Mescalito at Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Documentary
  • Beneath the Shadow of the Freeway
  • Poem for the Young White Man Who Asked Me How I, an Intelligent, Well-Read Person Could Believe in the War Between Races
  • Nancy Vieira Couto.
  • Living in the La Brea Tar Pits
  • Lizzie
  • You Bet Your Life
  • Tea Party
  • You Have Shown Me a Strange Image, and We Are Strange Prisoners
  • Kate Daniels.
  • Ethiopia
  • The American Way of Life
  • Bus Ride
  • Not Singing
  • Toi Derricotte.
  • Blackbottom
  • Boy at the Paterson Falls
  • In an Urban School
  • St. Peter Claver
  • The Struggle
  • The Friendship
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Debra Allbery.
  • Sharon Doubiago.
  • Excerpt from South America Mi Hija
  • Descent: La Violencia
  • Someone waiting for me among the violins
  • Demeter and Persephone
  • Love, love, do not come near the border
  • Stuart Dybek.
  • Maroon
  • My Father's Fights
  • Cherry
  • Produce
  • Brass Knuckles
  • Bastille Day on 25th St
  • My Neighborhood
  • Jane Flanders.
  • The House That Fear Built: Warsaw, 1943
  • The Handbell Choir
  • Other Lives of the Romantics
  • Twirling
  • Big Cars
  • Gary Gildner.
  • Carnies
  • First Practice
  • Digging for Indians
  • Nails
  • They Have Turned the Church Where I Ate God
  • The High-Class Bananas
  • Elton Glaser.
  • Cheap Replicas of the Eiffel Tower
  • Blues for the Night Owl
  • Coroner
  • Confluences at San Francisco
  • Assembler
  • Revelation: The Movie
  • David Huddle.
  • Town History, 1917
  • Holes Commence Falling
  • My Daddy, Whenever He Went Some Place
  • Almost Going
  • Delivering the Times, 1952-1955
  • Gregory's House
  • Miss Florence Jackson
  • Lawrence Joseph.
  • Offering
  • Then
  • Do What You Can
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • In the Age of Postcapitalism
  • That's All
  • Julia Kasdorf.
  • Vesta's Father
  • When Our Women Go Crazy
  • Dying with Amish Uncles
  • Leftover Blessings
  • The Unjustly Punished Child
  • Sestina for the House
  • Thirteen
  • State Poetry Day
  • Building an Outhouse
  • Basketball
  • The Makings of Happiness
  • Nightline: An Interview with the General
  • Belle Waring.
  • Reprieve on the Stoop
  • Baby Random
  • The Mother
  • Breeze in Translation
  • When a Beautiful Woman Gets on the Jutiapa Bus
  • The Tip
  • Nothing Happened
  • Refuge at the One Step Down
  • Our Lady of the Laundromat
  • Michael S. Weaver.
  • The Missing Patriarch
  • Beginnings
  • The Dogs
  • Alicia Suskin Ostriker.
  • My Father's First Baseball Game
  • The Message on Cape Cod
  • My Father's Geography
  • Robley Wilson.
  • The Mechanical Cow
  • Say Girls in Shoe Ads: "I go for a man who's tall!"
  • Envoi
  • The Rejoicing That Attends the Murder of Famous Men
  • Sparrow Hills
  • The Military-Industrial Complex
  • In the Twenty-Fifth Year of Marriage, It Goes On
  • David Wojahn.
  • "Satin Doll"
  • Excerpts from "Mystery Train: A Sequence"
  • Homage: Light from the Hall
  • Buddy Holly Watching Rebel Without a Cause, Lubbock, Texas, 1956
  • Matins: James Brown and His Famous Flames Tour the South, 1958
  • Custom Job: Hank Williams, Jr., and the Death Car, 1958
  • Tattoo, Corazon: Ritchie Valens, 1959
  • Fab Four Tour Deutschland: Hamburg, 1961
  • Woody Guthrie Visited by Bob Dylan: Brooklyn State Hospital, New York, 1961
  • I Brood About Some Concepts, for Example
  • The Trashmen Shaking Hands with Hubert Humphrey at the Opening of Apache Plaza Shopping Center, Suburban Minneapolis, August 1963
  • "Mystery Train": Janis Joplin Leaves Port Arthur for Points West, 1964
  • At Graceland with a Six Year Old, 1985
  • Colorizing: Turner Broadcasting Enterprises, Computer Graphics Division, Burbank, California, 1987
  • The Assassination of John Lennon as Depicted by the Madame Tussaud Wax Museum, Niagara Falls, Ontario, 1987
  • Paul Zimmer.
  • Zimmer in Grade School
  • Zimmer's Head Thudding Against the Blackboard
  • The Day Zimmer Lost Religion
  • The Eisenhower Years
  • A Meditation in Seven Days
  • Zimmer Drunk and Alone, Dreaming of Old Football Games
  • The Duke Ellington Dream
  • Zimmer Imagines Heaven
  • Chronological Series List 1968-1992
  • Complete Series List 1968-1992
  • Pitt Poetry Series Sponsored Awards and Prizes
  • Greg Pape.
  • Indian Ruins Along Rio de Flag
  • Storm Pattern
  • Street Music
  • Sharon Olds.
  • The Minotaur Next Door
  • Dinner on the Miami River
  • In Line at the Supermarket
  • Birds of Detroit
  • Kathleen Peirce.
  • Near Burning
  • The Alcoholic's Son at Ten
  • Quilts
  • Farmers
  • Need Increasing Itself by Rounds
  • Satan Says
  • David Rivard.
  • How It Will Always Seem
  • 1966
  • Fall River
  • Torque
  • Firestone
  • One Too Many Mornings
  • Liz Rosenberg.
  • A Suburban Childhood
  • The Story of My Life
  • Quake Theory
  • The Longing for Eternal Life
  • Thanksgiving
  • The Accident
  • Maxine Scates.
  • Angel's Flight
  • Working
  • Floor Plans
  • Angel
  • 1956
  • Going to Mass After Fifteen Years
  • Indictment of Senior Officers
  • Richard Shelton.
  • Job the Father
  • Letter to a Dead Father
  • The Stones
  • The Bus to Veracruz
  • Betsy Sholl.
  • Thinking of You, Hiroshima
  • The Distinct Call of the Alligator
  • A Girl Named Spring
  • The Hospital State
  • The Sisters of Sexual Treasure
  • A Small Patch of Ice
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Peggy Shumaker.
  • The Waitress's Kid
  • The Circle of Totems
  • First Winter: Joy
  • Bush Navigator: The Last Morning of Hands
  • The Inupiat Christmas Pageant
  • Jeffrey Skinner.
  • For Stuart Porter, Who Asked for a Poem That Would Not Depress Him Further
  • Station
  • Earth Angel
  • Late Afternoon, Late in the Twentieth Century
  • Objects in Mirror are Closer Than They Appear
  • Silk Robe
  • Restoration
  • The Starling Migration
  • Gary Soto.
  • Telephoning God
  • The Morning They Shot Tony Lopez, Barber and Pusher Who Went Too Far, 1958
  • The Elements of San Joaquin
  • The Language of the Brag
  • Field Poem
  • Hoeing
  • Harvest
  • Summer
  • History
  • Leslie Ullman.
  • Running
  • Dreams by No One's Daughter
  • Living Near the Plaza of Thieves
  • Constance Urdang.
  • Seventh Birthday of the First Child
  • Old Wives' Tales
  • The Muse Is Always the Other Woman
  • Back Far Enough, Down Deep Enough
  • All Around Us
  • My Father's Death
  • This Poem
  • At Frank 'n' Helen's
  • Returning to the Port of Authority: A Picaresque
  • Ronald Wallace.
  • The Facts of Life
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 397 pages
Isbn
9780822955061
Lccn
92050846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center's copies gift of Afaa M. Weaver ; copy 2 paperback edition.
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)27265046

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