Sheryl Noethe interview

Interviewee

Sheryl Noethe

Interviewer

Mark Gibbons

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Description

OH 438-02: Sheryl Noethe, Montana’s current (2012) poet laureate, discusses her extensive writing career, relationship and friendship with Montana poet, Ed Lahey. Noethe discusses the impact Lahey has had on her life and her writing. Noethe briefly mentions Lahey’s life in Butte and resultant manganese poisoning from his work in the mines. Additionally, Noethe recounts details highlighting Lahey’s idiosyncrasies, his difficult initial acceptance in the Missoula writing community, his prolific writing career, failing health, and ultimate death. Noethe also reads some of her original poetry inspired by Lahey and poetry in which he appears.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Ed Lahey, Poetry, Literature

Original Date

9-11-2012

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Ed Lahey Oral History Project OH-438, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 438-002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (40:57 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (16 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

40:57 minutes

Local Filename

oh 438-02.mp3; OH438-002.pdf

Sheryl Noethe interview

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