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‘scrawled on papyrus or etched in stone’: Remembering Jack Gilbert November 15, 2012: Over at The Paris Review blog, Drew Bratcher has a short and moving remembrance of Jack Gilbert, who died on Tuesday at the age of 87. Bratcher focuses on his experience reading Gilbert’s [...]
Jack Gilbert Dies at 87 November 13, 2012: We’re sad to hear today of the passing of Jack Gilbert. From the Washington Post: Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced that Gilbert died Tuesday in Berkeley, Calif., after suffering for years [...]
Celebrating Jack Gilbert November 12, 2012: This LA Times feature looks at the life, poetry, and sad decline in health of Jack Gilbert. It opens: In a spacious, humane skilled-nursing home, a man sits with his elderly neighbors arrayed in [...]
The Well-Packaged Estrangement of Jack Gilbert April 2, 2012: When Dwight Garner in the New York Times, or anyone else, tells me that something is likely to be one of the year’s “two or three most important books of poetry” my sweeping generalization [...]
Jack Gilbert’s Collected Poems March 13, 2012: The New York Times has a great write-up today on Jack Gilbert’s newly released Collected Poems. Read and enjoy a few nuggets of moral wisdom.