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Richard Tillinghast:
Richard Tillinghast's most recent book is a collection of his essays called Poetry and What Is Real (University of Michigan Press, 2004). He has recently retired from teaching and is living in the country in Ireland.

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Selected books available by Richard Tillinghast:
Poetry and What is Real — Paperback
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