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Dennis Finnell

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Catalog Number: 20021106, 20011205

The winner of the Contemporary Poetry Series Competition at the University of Georgia Press, Dennis Finnell discusses his 2001 book, The Gauguin Answer Sheet, which is a mixture of family history, dreams, and artistic ruminations--all inspired by Gaughin’s painting, Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?  In this public poetry reading, Finnell presents works from this book as well as from his previous collections, Beloved Beast and Red Cottage. Our Audio Archives also contain interviews with Dennis Finnell from 1978 and 2014.

 

| Subject Matter: Family History, Painting, Dreams | Interview Year: 2001 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Winner of the Contemporary Poetry Series Competition |

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