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Maxine Kumin

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Catalog Number: 20130809, 20030625, 20020417

American master of form, Maxine Kumin, discusses her poetry and its topics as varied as bears in the wilderness to skinny-dipping with William Wordsworth. In this 2001 public reading for the Midwest Poets Series Kumin reads works old and new including poems from her collection, The Long Marriage.

| Subject Matter: Nature, Parks, William Wordsworth | Interview Year: 2001 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize |

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