Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19870612
Viereck won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 1949 for TERROR AND DECORUM. Here he reads from his epic poem 20 years in the making, ARCHER IN THE MARROW. The poem follows humankind from the temptation of Adam through Auschwitz death camps to modern times.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
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