Biographer and Poet: Essays and poems by Paul Mariani

Paul Mariani, poet, professor at Boston College, and author of biographies of Hart Crane, William Carlos Williams and Gerard Manley Hopkins, served for several years as the poetry editor at America. In an interview in the April 2 issue, he speaks about how faith influences his poetry. Here we present a selection of his poems and essays for America.

"Searchers," April 25, 2011

"Close Correspondents," March 9, 2009

"Mantra for a Dark December Night," December 24, 2007

"The Fathers," December 18, 2006

"History and Language," January 30, 2006

"Hopkins in Ireland," January 3, 2005

"I Did Say Yes," December 8, 2003

"Death and Transfiguration," July 29, 2002

"When Poets Write Prose," April 23, 2001

 

 

 

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