About Meredith Bergmann

Meredith Bergmann is a sculptor and poet. Cities with her public monuments include Boston and New York, and she is currently working on the FDR Hope Memorial for Roosevelt Island (NYC). Pictures of her work may be seen at: www.meredithbergmann.com. Her poems, articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in the American Arts Quarterly, Barrow Street, Contemporary Poetry Review, The New Criterion, The New York Review of Art, The Same, The Tri Quarterly Review, and Sculpture Review, and online at MezzoCammin, PerContra and Umbrella. Her sonnets appear in Judith Dupré’s Full of Grace and the anthology Hot Sonnets. A chapbook is forthcoming from Exot Books. She is poetry editor of American Arts Quarterly and its website: www.nccsc.net.

Meredith Bergmann Has written the following articles:

“Losing the Marbles”: Merrill and Sophrosyne

James Merrill has given us the birth-myth of his poem, “Losing the Marbles.” After decades of spending his winter months in Athens, Greece, Merrill wintered instead in Key West, where, in 1985, “… we were talking about memory lapses, a topic increasingly relevant to everyone present. John Brinnin quoted Lady Diana Duff Cooper, who stayed […]

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“The Convergence of the Twain”: Thomas Hardy and Popular Sentiment

On April 15, 1912, on her maiden voyage, the British steamer Titanic, the world’s largest and most luxurious ship, struck an iceberg in mid-Atlantic and sank. The White Star Line’s ships had previously suffered major wrecks and loss of life in 1854, 1873, and 1893. But 1,500 people, more than half the Titanic’s passengers, died, […]

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