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Jack Gilbert

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Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 19940117

The San Francisco poet, Jack Gilbert, reads from The Great Fires, his first book in over a decade. Gilbert talks about his work, which has been called the "stoniest and most ascetic Romanticism in American poetry" with New Letters magazine editor Robert Stewart.

| Interview Year: 1994 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry |

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