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Gardner, Thomas 1952-

Overview
Works: 12 works in 37 publications in 1 language and 2,165 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History  Musical settings 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS310.S34, 811.5409
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Most widely held works by Thomas Gardner
Discovering ourselves in Whitman : the contemporary American long poem by Thomas Gardner ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A door ajar : contemporary writers and Emily Dickinson by Thomas Gardner ( Book )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Critics have said that Emily Dickinson has no heirs, and her poetry represents the zenith of the experimental method she developed in the mid-19th century. Thomas Gardner disagrees. In this study, he takes up conversation with four contemporary writers in whose work he finds an extension or expansion of Dickinson's literary legacy
Regions of unlikeness : explaining contemporary poetry by Thomas Gardner ( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Regions of Unlikeness Thomas Gardner explores the ways a number of quite different twentieth-century American poets, including Elizabeth Bishop, John Ashbery, Robert Hass, Jorie Graham, and Michael Palmer, frame their work as taking place within, and being brought to life by, an acknowledgment of the limits of language. Gardner approaches their poetry in light of philosopher Stanley Cavell's remarkably similar engagement with the issues of skepticism and linguistic finitude. The skeptic's refusal to settle for anything less than perfect knowledge of the world, Cavell maintains, amounts to a refusal to accept the fact of human finitude, Gardner argues that both Cavell and the poets he discusses reject skepticism's world-erasing conclusions but nonetheless honor the truth about the limits of knowledge the skepticism keeps alive."--BOOK JACKET
John in the company of poets the Gospel in literary imagination by Thomas Gardner ( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jorie Graham : essays on the poetry ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mime, speaking : poems by Thomas Gardner ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Case-marking in English by Thomas Gardner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American poetry of the 1980s ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American poetry of the seventies ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ferry bluff : for SSAATTBB chorus, 1999 by Peter Knell ( )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Joy : for baritone and violin by Peter Knell ( )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In movement by Thomas Gardner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gardner, Thomas M.
Gardner, Thomas Michael, 1952-
Languages
English (36)
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