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Hongo, Garrett Kaoru 1951-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 6,171 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Poetry  History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Photographs  Drama  Records and correspondence  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Signer
Classifications: PS591.A76, 811.54
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The Open boat : poems from Asian America ( Book )
10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthology of contemporary poetry by Asian Americans reflecting their histories, cultures, and aesthetics
Songs my mother taught me : stories, plays, and memoir by Wakako Yamauchi ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the Japanese-American experience in the U.S., including their internment during World War II and their efforts to be accepted into the American mainstream
The river of heaven : poems by Garrett Kaoru Hongo ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yellow light by Garrett Kaoru Hongo ( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by Japanese American poet Garrett Kaoru Hongo
The power of the word ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A six-part television series celebrating contemporary poets and their poetry. Poets include : Sharon Olds, William Stafford, Octavio Paz, Galway Kinnell, James Autry, Quincy Troupe, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Mary TallMountain, Joy Harjo, Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern, Stanley Kunitz, W.S. Merwin, Robert Bly and Lucille Clifton
Under western eyes : personal essays from Asian America ( Book )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coral road : poems by Garrett Kaoru Hongo ( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Garrett Hongo's long-awaited third collection of poems continues his literary explorations into the history of the impermanent homeland his immigrant ancestors found in Hawai'i. In these sumptuous narrative poems, Hongo meditates on the gorgeous landscapes and dramatic tales of the islands; he takes up strands of family stories and what he calls "a long legacy of silence" about their experience as contract laborers along the North Shore of O'ahu. In the opening sequence, he brings to life his great-grandparents fleeing from one plantation to another, finding their way by moonlight along coral roads and railroad tracks. As his grandmother, a girl of ten with an infant on her back, traverses "twelve score stands of cane / Chittering like small birds, nocturnal harpies in the feral constancies of wind," Hongo asks, "Where is the Virgil who might lead me through the shallow underworld of this history?" In fact, it is Hongo who guides himself--and us--as, in these devoted acts of
Ancestral voices ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the first of two programs filmed at Glassboro State College in Glassboro, New Jersey. The poets--Joy Harjo, Garrett Hongo, and Mary TallMountain--listen to their own ancestral voices to help them and us live in the present
The Buddha bandits down Highway 99 : poetry by Garrett Kaoru Hongo ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The music lessons by Wakako Yamauchi ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Music Lessons" is a fine arts lesson for middle school classes. The students use the Internet to research music education and then write a persuasive letter arguing that opportunities to learn more about music should be available in their school or community. This lesson is presented as a service of the Link-to-Learn Professional Development Project of Pennsylvania, a state-sponsored educational technology initiative
And the soul shall dance by Wakako Yamauchi ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Special Asian American writers issue ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under the oaks at Holmes Hall, overtaken by rain by Garrett Kaoru Hongo ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philip Levine collection of papers, 1954-1993 by Philip Levine ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volcano : a memoir of Hawaiʻi by Garrett Kaoru Hongo ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers of Charles Wright by Charles Wright ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondents represented by AT LEAST ONE FOLDER include the Academy of American Poets, Tom Andrews, James Brasfield, Aldo Buzzi, Killarney Clary, William Harmon, Brian Henry, Charles Hood, Philip Levine, Lynn Martin, Sue Ann Mead, Carol Muske-Dukes, Don Platt, Maggie Ross, Mark Rudman, Harold Schimmel, Stride Publications and Andrew Zawacki
Visiting writers series by Garrett Kaoru Hongo ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poet and the poem from the Library of Congress by Garrett Kaoru Hongo ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This unedited archival tape features an interview with poet Garrett Kaoru Hongo, who also reads several of his poems
The Power of the Word, Episode Three Ancestral Voices by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Charles Wright papers by Charles Wright ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection also contains a compact disk "That's how every empire falls" by R. B. Morris as performed at the Laurel Theater, Knoxville, 2003
 
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Alternative Names
Hongo, Garrett.
Hongo, Garrett 1951-
Hongo, Garrett K.
Kaoru Hongo, Garrett
Languages
English (80)
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