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Daniel Nathan Terry interviews Alfred Corn

Daniel Nathan Terry interviews Alfred Corn

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Daniel Nathan Terry: Although these poems are unmistakably Alfred Corn poems, you are so very well-versed, and you draw, throughout the collection, from many poetic sources. For example, Eliot, Blake, and Herbert are referenced in the first three poems in Tables, and there are also echoes, at least for me, of Ted Hughes in the first two poems. Is there a single poet you find yourself referencing, not only in your new book but over your life as a…continue reading