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Linda Pastan

Poetry

Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau

Catalog Number: 20040915, 20040303

Linda Pastan, the former Poet Laureate of Maryland, reads from and discusses her works, The Last Uncle and Carnival Evening with fellow poet Michelle Boisseau. Pastan also talks about the changing role of women since her days at Yale in the 1950s, writing formal poetry, and drawing inspiration from vacation places.

| Subject Matter: The Role of Women, Formal Poetry, Vacation Places | Interview Year: 2003 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Ruth Lily Poetry Prize, Poet Laureate of Maryland |

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