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David C. Ward

David C. Ward is Senior Historian emeritus at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. His Call Waiting was published by Carcanet in 2014.

David C. Ward's work featured in PN Review comprises seven reports, six contributions of poetry, 15 articles, and 97 reviews, over a period of 25 years. Also available is one review of David C. Ward's work.
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Further Reading
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 108 (1996) 'Guild' Critics and Populism in American Poetry
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 110 (1996) on Charles Wright
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 112 (1996) on William Matthews
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 113 (1997) on Donald Hall and V.H. Adair
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 115 (1997) on Louise Glück
Review in PN Review 116 (1997) on Gary Snyder
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 116 (1997) on Hayden Carruth
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 116 (1997) on Adrienne Rich and David Lehman
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 117 (1997) on Rebel Angels: 25 Poets of the New Formalism
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 117 (1997) on Mary Karr
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 118 (1997) on Jorie Graham
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 118 (1997) on Michael Lind's The Alamo
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 121 (1998) on William Olsen
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 121 (1998) on Mary Leader
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 122 (1998) on Deborah Garrison
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 123 (1998) on John Koethe
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 124 (1998) on Stanley Plumly
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 125 (1999) on Eavan Boland
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 125 (1999) on William Logan
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 126 (1999) on Robert Penn Warren
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 126 (1999) on Billy Collins
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 127 (1999) on B.H. Fairchild
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 129 (1999) Dam and River: Two Ways to Art in the 1950s
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 129 (1999) on Philip Levine
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 131 (2000) on The Best American Poetry 1999
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 132 (2000) on Alan Michael Parker and David Berman
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 133 (2000) on Carol Ann Duffy and Tom Paulin
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 134 (2000) on Anne Michaels
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 135 (2000) on Richard Wilbur and Kenneth Koch
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 135 (2000) on Robert Pinsky
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 135 (2000) on Americans' Favorite Poems
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 136 (2000) on The Paris Review
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 137 (2001) on John Ashbery
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 137 (2001) on Stanley Kunitz
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 139 (2001) Anne Carson: Addressing the Wound
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 140 (2001) on Seamus Heaney
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 143 (2002) on A.R. Ammons
Review in PN Review 144 (2002) on Hart Crane
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 145 (2002) on Charles Tomlinson's American Essays
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 146 (2002) on Alan Dugan
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 147 (2002) on Albert Goldbarth
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 149 (2003) on X.J. Kennedy
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 149 (2003) on A. Alvarez
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 150 (2003) on Ethan Paquin
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 151 (2003) on A Conversation Piece
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 156 (2004) on Robert Lowell
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 160 (2004) on Richard Howard and J.D. McClatchy
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 161 (2005) Criticism Makes Nothing Happen
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 165 (2005) on Robert Archambeau
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 166 (2005) on Franz Wright
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 167 (2006) on Stephen Dunn
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 169 (2006) The Green Man: Walt Whitman and the Civil War
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 169 (2006) on Amy Newman
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 170 (2006) on The Best American Poetry
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 170 (2006) on Mark Rudman, Stanley Moss and Geoffrey Brock
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 171 (2006) on Derek Walcott
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 171 (2006) on Christian Wiman and Rosanna Warren
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 172 (2006) on Matthew Francis and Jennie Feldman
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 175 (2007) on Tim Kendall's Modern English War Poetry
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 175 (2007) on Simon Smith and Mark Haddon
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 176 (2007) 'Pouring for You': Walt Whitman, 'a kosmos'
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 176 (2007) Coda
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 177 (2007) Two Poems
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 178 (2007) on Eavan Boland
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 178 (2007) on Galway Kinnell
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 178 (2007) on Charles Bernstein
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 179 (2008) on Grace Schulman
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 179 (2008) on Dorothy Molloy
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 179 (2008) on Rae Armatrout and Peter Gizzi
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 180 (2008) Three Poems
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 180 (2008) on Mary Oliver and Jessica Fisher
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 181 (2008) on Charles Simic
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 181 (2008) on Leonard Cohen
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 182 (2008) on Deborah Garrison
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 182 (2008) on Jean Valentine
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 182 (2008) on Mark Jarman
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 185 (2009) Native to the Grain
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 185 (2009) on The Making of a Sonnet
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 186 (2009) on the Bishop-Lowell correspondence
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 188 (2009) on Jack Spicer
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 189 (2009) on Frederick Feirstein
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 193 (2010) on Adrienne Rich
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 195 (2010) Moving Targets
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 196 (2010) Three Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 198 (2011) Two San Francisco Poets
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 198 (2011) on Patti Smith
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 198 (2011) on W.S. Merwin
Subscribers only Reviewed by David Kinloch in PN Review 200 (2011) on David C. Ward
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 201 (2011) on Adrienne Rich
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 201 (2011) on Rae Armantraut
Subscribers only Articleed by Jonathan D. Katz in PN Review 204 (2012) A Reply to Gregory Woods
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 205 (2012) On a Landscape Turned Red
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 205 (2012) on William Logan
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 207 (2012) Letter from the White House
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 208 (2012) Poetic Likeness: Modern American Poets
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 210 (2013) Letter from Washington
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 212 (2013) Letter from Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 213 (2013) on David Ferry
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 214 (2013) on Susan Wheeler
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 218 (2014) Letter from Washington: City Planning
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 226 (2015) Brady’s Studio (and other poems)
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 227 (2016) on Matthew Siegel and Andrew Shields
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 232 (2016) on Ben Lerner
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 236 (2017) on C.K. Williams’s Falling Ill
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 236 (2017) on Billy Collins
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 242 (2018) on Wendell Berry
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 244 (2018) on Sophie Herxheimer
Review in PN Review 245 (2019) on Elizabeth Parker
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 245 (2019) on Susan Gubernat and Stephen Burt
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 246 (2019) on Emily Grosholz’s The Stars of the Earth
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 248 (2019) on Two Poets
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 251 (2020) on Leonard Cohen
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 252 (2020) on Tess Gallagher
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 253 (2020) on Abigail Chabitnoy
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 254 (2020) on Two Poets
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