NATHAN, Leonard. American, b. 1924. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Translations. Career: University of California, Berkeley, professor of rhetoric, 1961-92, professor emeritus, 1992-, chairman, Dept. of Rhetoric, 1968-72. Publications: Western Reaches, 1958; Tragic Drama of W.B. Yeats, 1963; Glad and Sorry Seasons, 1963; Matchmaker's Lament, 1967; The Day the Perfect Speakers Left, 1969; Flight Plan, 1971; Without Wishing, 1973; The Likeness, 1975; Returning Your Call, 1975; The Teachings of Grandfather Fox, 1976; Lost Distance, 1978; Dear Blood, 1980; Holding Patterns, 1982; Carrying On: New and Selected Poems, 1985; The Poet's Work: A Study of Czeslaw Milosz, 1991; Diary of a Left-Handed Bird Watcher, 1996; The Potato Eaters, 1999; Tears of the Old Magician, 2003. TRANSLATOR: The Transport of Love, 1976; Songs of Something Else, 1982; Grace and Mercy in Her Wild Hair, 1982, repr. 1999; Happy as a Dog's Tail, 1985; With the Skin: Poems of Aleksander Wat, 1989; Talking to my Body, 1996. Address: 40 Beverley Rd, Kensington, CA 94707-1304, U.S.A.