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us: Barks, Coleman


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  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1937-04-23
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chattanooga (Tenn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Athens (Ga.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Georgia
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Berkeley
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Associated Language

        per
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Creative writing
            (lcsh) Translating and interpreting
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Poets
                (lcsh) College teachers
                  (lcsh) Translators
              • Sources

                • found: His The juice, 1971, c1972.
                • found: The illuminated Rumi, 1997: CIP t.p. (Coleman Barks) data sheet (b. Apr. 23, 1937)
                • found: Barks, Coleman. Hummingbird sleep, 2013: ECIP t.p. (Coleman Barks) data view (Barks received his M.A. in English from the Univ. of Calif. - Berkeley in 1961, and his Ph.D. in English from the Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1968; author of Winter sky: poems 1968-2008 and A year with Rumi)
                • found: Hard lines, 2016: page 266 (Coleman Barks was born in Chattanooga in 1937 ; now a retired professor emeritus at the University of Georgia in Athens)
                • found: Coleman Barks web site, May 17, 2016: (Coleman Barks was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and educated at the University of North Carolina and the University of California at Berkeley. He taught poetry and creative writing at the University of Georgia for thirty years. He is the author of numerous Rumi translations and has been a student of Sufism since 1977 ; He lives in Athens, Georgia) {http://www.colemanbarks.com/}
              • LC Classification

                • PS3552.A6717
              • Change Notes

                • 1982-03-15: new
                • 2016-05-18: revised
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