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Encyclopedia Of American Poetry The Twentieth Century

Author : Eric L. Haralson
ISBN : 9781317763222
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century contains over 400 entries that treat a broad range of individual poets and poems, along with many articles devoted to topics, schools, or periods of American verse in the century. Entries fall into three main categories: poet entries, which provide biographical and cultural contexts for the author's career; entries on individual works, which offer closer explication of the most resonant poems in the 20th-century canon; and topical entries, which offer analyses of a given period of literary production, school, thematically constructed category, or other verse tradition that historically has been in dialogue with the poetry of the United States.

In A Landscape

Author : John Gallaher
ISBN : 1938160509
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"This is a book of original American poetry"--

A New Theory For American Poetry

Author : Angus FLETCHER
ISBN : 9780674037014
Genre : Poetry
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Amid gloomy forecasts of the decline of the humanities and the death of poetry, Angus Fletcher, a wise and dedicated literary voice, sounds a note of powerful, tempered optimism. He lays out a fresh approach to American poetry at large, the first in several decades, expounding a defense of the art that will resonate well into the new century. Breaking with the tired habit of treating American poets as the happy or rebellious children of European romanticism, Fletcher uncovers a distinct lineage for American poetry. His point of departure is the fascinating English writer, John Clare; he then centers on the radically American vision expressed by Emerson and Walt Whitman. With Whitman this book insists that "the whole theory and nature of poetry" needs inspiration from science if it is to achieve a truly democratic vista. Drawing variously on Complexity Theory and on fundamentals of art and grammar, Fletcher argues that our finest poetry is nature-based, environmentally shaped, and descriptive in aim, enabling poets like John Ashbery and other contemporaries to discover a mysterious pragmatism. Intense, resonant, and deeply literary, this account of an American poetics shows how today's consumerist and conformist culture subverts the imagination of a free people. While centering on American vision, the argument extends our horizon, striking a blow against all economically sanctioned attacks upon the finer, stronger human capacities. Poetry, the author maintains, is central to any coherent vision of life.

American Poetry

Author : Bradford Morrow
ISBN : 9781480479197
Genre : Poetry
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With work from the seventy-five poets who are the game-changing, bar-setting voices of our time first published in this volume, Conjunctions: 35, American Poetry is the definitive collection for the contemporary poetic landscape. Includes astonishing uncollected work from masters of the form, as well as breathtaking new ventures from risk takers such as Juliana Spahr and Kevin Young. Contributors include John Ashbery, Susan Wheeler, and James Tate.

Aesthetic Transcendentalism In Emerson Peirce And Nineteenth Century American Landscape Painting

Author : Nicholas Guardiano
ISBN : 9781498524544
Genre : Philosophy
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This book proposes an original philosophy of nature, contributes to our understanding of two of America’s greatest philosophers, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Charles S. Peirce, and examines the philosophical expressions of the art of nineteenth-century American landscape painting.

The Mind S Landscape

Author : David Clippinger
ISBN : 0874139147
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, the poet WilliamBronk (1918-1999) was a significant voice in the American literarylandscape. Even though he spent nearly all of his life in Hudson Falls, NY, Bronk was a vital presence in American poetry as evidenced byhis connections to Robert Frost, Charles Olson, George Oppen, RobertCreeley, Wallace Stevens, Susan Howe, Rosemarie Waldrop, andothers. The Mind's Landscape attempts to present a freshperspective of twentieth-century literary history as seen through thelens of Bronk's life as a writer

Long Before Stonewall

Author : Thomas A. Foster
ISBN : 9780814728673
Genre : History
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2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Although the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City symbolically mark the start of the gay rights movement, individuals came together long before the modern era to express their same-sex romantic and sexual attraction toward one another, and in a myriad of ways. Some reflected on their desires in quiet solitude, while others endured verbal, physical, and legal harassment for publicly expressing homosexual interest through words or actions. Long Before Stonewall seeks to uncover the many iterations of same-sex desire in colonial America and the early Republic, as well as to expand the scope of how we define and recognize homosocial behavior. Thomas A. Foster has assembled a pathbreaking, interdisciplinary collection of original and classic essays that explore topics ranging from homoerotic imagery of black men to prison reform to the development of sexual orientations. This collection spans a regional and temporal breadth that stretches from the colonial Southwest to Quaker communities in New England. It also includes a challenge to commonly accepted understandings of the Native American berdache. Throughout, connections of race, class, status, and gender are emphasized, exposing the deep foundations on which modern sexual political movements and identities are built.

The Continuum Encyclopedia Of American Literature

Author : Steven Serafin
ISBN : UOM:39015046496603
Genre : American literature
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(Composed of more than 1,100 signed biographical-critical entries, this Encyclopedia serves as both guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature. Readers will also discover 70 topical articles covering subjects such as African American literature, feminism, modernism, the South and more.

Eleven More American Women Poets In The 21st Century

Author : Claudia Rankine
ISBN : 9780819572363
Genre : Poetry
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Eleven More American Women Poets in the 21st Century is an exciting sequel to its predecessors in the American Poets in the 21st Century series. Like the earlier anthologies, this volume includes generous selections of poetry by some of the best poets of our time as well as illuminating poetics statements and incisive essays on their work. This unique organization makes these books invaluable teaching tools. Broadening the lens through which we look at contemporary poetry, this new volume extends its geographical net by including Caribbean and Canadian poets. Representing three generations of women writers, among the insightful pieces included in this volume are essays by Karla Kelsey on Mary Jo Bang’s modes of artifice, Christine Hume on Carla Harryman’s kinds of listening, Dawn Lundy Martin on M. NourbeSe Phillip (for whom “english / is a foreign anguish”), and Sina Queyras on Lisa Robertson’s confoundingly beautiful surfaces. A companion web site will present audio of each poet’s work.

Nobody Lives On Arthur Godfrey Boulevard

Author : Gerald Costanzo
ISBN : 0918526930
Genre : Poetry
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"This is truly poetry in the American grain. Costanzo looks unflinchingly at our totems, artifacts and folkways, and sets them down just as they are, with a deadly but affectionate irony."--Carolyn Kizer

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