Eric Torgersen

Eric Torgersen (? - Present)

Eric Torgersen has published four books of poetry: The Carpenter (Salt Mound Press 1969); At War With Friends (Ithaca House 1972); The Door to the Moon (March Street Press 1993); Good True Stories (Lynx House Press 1994). Hanging Loose Press published his novella Ethiopia in 1977. His most recent book is Dear Friend: Rainer Maria Rilke and Paula Modersohn-Becker (Northwestern University Press 1998). He is Professor of English at Central Michigan University.

Poems By Eric Torgersen

Quickly Aging Here: Some Poets of the 1970s; Doubleday Anchor Books, 1969

The Story Of White Man Leading Viet Cong Patrol (1 Comment »)
Analysis, meaning and summary of Eric Torgersen's poem The Story Of White Man Leading Viet Cong Patrol

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  1. N Dot says:

    This poem is a subtle portrayel of the current war. It has an effortless bid at making the reader feel a sense of contentment and vulnerability. A good poem…though most of them seem to be about war nowadays…

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