reading and interacting with poetry
by Jennifer Kilgore-Caradec
Friday, September 12, 2008
Tribute to Reginald Shepherd
Edward Byrne has written a moving tribute to Reginald Shepherd who died September 11, 2008, while struggling with colon cancer. Author of seven books, the most recent being Fata Morgana (2007) and Orpheus in the Bronx (2008), Shepherd's last blog entry is dated August 26, 2008. He kept a blog during the last two years of his life, with detailed entries reflecting deeply about poetry and his own literary identity.
Jennifer Kilgore-Caradec teaches English at the University of Caen in Normandy. She is co-editor of "La poésie de Geoffrey Hill et la modernité" (L'Harmattan, 2007), "Selected Poems from Modernism to Now" (CSP, 2012), "Poetry & Religion: Figures of the Sacred" (Peter Lang, 2013), "European Voices in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats and Geoffrey Hill" (Peter Lang, 2015).
Her research interests include Contemporary Poetry, British and American Literature, especially Literature in conjunction with Memory, History, Religion, and War.
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