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Poetry
  • Author:
    Mary Jo Bang
  • ISBN:
    0874518229
  • ISBN13:
    978-0874518221
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  • Publisher:
    Middlebury; 1st edition (July 15, 1997)
  • Pages:
    80 pages
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    Poetry
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Winner of the 1996 Bakeless Literary Publication Prize for Poetry. These difficult, allusive poems won the 1996 Bakeless Prize, awarded by Middlebury College and the publisher for a first book by an emerging writer.

Winner of the 1996 Bakeless Literary Publication Prize for Poetry. Intelligent yet insular, the title poem makes a case for art as the attempted fulfillment of spiritual desire, distinguishable from animal desire in that it can never be satisfied.

Mary Jo Bang is a known poet for quite sometime already, and it is only in 2016 that I have learned about her. Apology For Want had a melancholic tone to it, something you could not simply miss, but also it had assertiveness

Mary Jo Bang is a known poet for quite sometime already, and it is only in 2016 that I have learned about her. Apology For Want had a melancholic tone to it, something you could not simply miss, but also it had assertiveness. It was a perfect mixture of push and pull, of gentleness and aggressiveness, of longing and wanting. It was something that you would go back to over and over, for each poem takes on a different meaning every time you encounter them.

Mary Jo Bang (born October 22, 1946 in Waynesville, Missouri) is an American poet. Bang grew up in Ferguson, Missouri

Mary Jo Bang (born October 22, 1946 in Waynesville, Missouri) is an American poet. Bang grew up in Ferguson, Missouri. She graduated from Northwestern University, in sociology, from the Polytechnic of Central London, and from Columbia University, with an . She teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.

Mary Jo Bang was born on October 22, 1946, in Waynesville, Missouri, and grew up in Ferguson, which is. .Her first book, Apology for Want (Middlebury College, 1997), was chosen by Edward Hirsch for the 1996 Bakeless Prize

Mary Jo Bang was born on October 22, 1946, in Waynesville, Missouri, and grew up in Ferguson, which is now a suburb of St. She received a BA and an MA in sociology from Northwestern University, a BA in photography from the Polytechnic of Central London, and an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. Her first book, Apology for Want (Middlebury College, 1997), was chosen by Edward Hirsch for the 1996 Bakeless Prize. About her collection Elegy, which traces the aftermath of her son's death, Wayne Koestenbaum writes: "Mary Jo Bang's remarkable elegies recall the late work of Ingeborg Bachmann-a febrile, recursive lyricism.

Mary Jo Bang (born 1946) is an American poet. Born in Waynesville, Missouri, Bang grew up in Ferguson, Missouri. She graduated from Northwestern University with a . in sociology, from the Polytechnic of Central London with a . in photography, and from Columbia University, with an .

Mary Jo Bang was born in 1946 in Missouri and grew up in Cool Valley .

Mary Jo Bang was born in 1946 in Missouri and grew up in Cool Valley, outside of St. She is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Apology for Want (1997), which received the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize; Louise in Love (2001); The Downstream Extremity of the Isle of Swans (2001); Elegy (2007), which won both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award; and The Bride. She is currently at work on a translation of Dante’s Inferno. Bang’s poetry has been praised for its linguistic energy, subtle imagery, and innovative technique.

Winner of the 1996 Bakeless Literary Publication Prize for Poetry