Randall Jarrell and His Age

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Columbia University Press, 14 de juny 2005 - 320 pàgines

This book examines all of Jarrell's work, incorporating new research such as previously undiscovered essays and poems. Burt considers both his aesthetic choices and their social contexts, exploring the ways in which Jarrell's efforts and achievements encompassed the concerns of his time, from teen culture to the Cuban Missile Crisis. He also situates the poet-critic among his peers, including Bishop and Arendt.

 

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Burt (English, Macalester Coll.), author of an award-winning book of poetry as well as numerous essays on the subject, presents close readings of Jarrell's poetry and prose works, including his novel ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

Continguts

Randall Jarrells Life
1
Jarrells Interpersonal Style
21
Institutions Professions Criticism
52
Psychology and Psychoanalysis
85
Time and Memory
118
Childhood and Youth
145
Men Women Children Families
182
What We See and Feel and Are
219
Notes
237
Bibliography
263
Index
277
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Sobre l'autor (2005)

Stephen Burt is assistant professor of English at Macalester College. His essays on poets and poetry have appeared in the Boston Review, London Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, and the Blackwell Companion to 20th Century Poetry, among other places. His book of poems, Popular Music, won the Colorado Prize for 1999.


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