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This profile was last updated on 5/25/13  and contains information from public web pages.
 
Background

Employment History

Education

  • Ph.D. , comparative literature
    Yale
  • B.A.
    Harvard
  • M.A.
    Columbia
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www.undwritersconference.org, 25 May 2013 [cached]
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Video recordings of Robin Magowan at the 2006 UND Writers Conference.
Robin Magowan received a B.A. from Harvard, an M.A. from Columbia, and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Yale. During the 1960s, he taught at the University of Washington and the University of California at Berkeley. He moved to France in 1973, then to England in 1978 where he founded the transatlantic review Margin, which he edited until 1990. The author of seven books of poetry, Magowan has also published a translation of Michaux's Ecuador; a study of the modern pastoral narrative, Narcissus and Orpheus; two collections of travel writing, And Other Voyages and Fabled Cities: Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva; and two books on bicycle racing.
Grand Forks Herald | 02/07/2006 | UND WRITERS CONFERENCE: Speaker Information
www.grandforks.com, 7 Feb 2006 [cached]
Robin Magowan
Magowan received a B.A. from Harvard, an M.A. from Columbia, and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Yale.During the 1960s, he taught at the University of Washington and the University of California at Berkeley.He moved to France in 1973, then to England in 1978 where he founded the transatlantic review Margin, which he edited until 1990.The author of seven books of poetry, Magowan has also published a translation of Michaux's Ecuador; a study of the modern pastoral narrative, Narcissus and Orpheus; two collections of travel writing, And Other Voyages and Fabled Cities: Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva; and two books on bicycle racing.
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
www.hvcca.com, 2 Sept 2004 [cached]
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Photo of Robin MagowanThe Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) is pleased to announce a reading and dialogue with poet Robin Magowan.The event,part of Peekskill's First Fridays evening gallery walksâ€"will take place at the Hudson Valley Center, located at 1701 Main Street in Peekskill.Doors open at 5:30PM for exhibition tours and artist's reception.
Robin Magowan received a B.A. from Harvard, an M.A. from Columbia, and a Ph. D. in Comparative Literature from Yale.During the l960s he taught at the University of Washington and the University of California at Berkeley.He moved to France in l973, then to London in l978, where he founded the transatlantic review Margin.He has written two books on bicycle racing, a collection of travel essays, Improbable Journeys (Northwestern, 2002), an autobiography, Memoirs of a Minotaur, and several collections of poetry, among them, Lilac Cigarette in a Wish Cathedral (l998) and Indelible Gestures (2004).
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