By Mary Ellen Snodgrass
This literary better half incorporates you into the lives and poetic traces of forty-one of America's such a lot widespread poets from the final century. From well known favorites corresponding to Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg to the extra esoteric T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, this guide additionally introduces you to dwelling poets, corresponding to Rita Dove, who're nonetheless inscribing their locations in literary heritage. The booklet opens with an method of studying poetry, and every author-specific bankruptcy comprises sections dedicated to leader Works, dialogue and learn subject matters, and a particular Bibliography.
Complete record of authors coated during this accomplished consultant: Edgar Lee Masters, Edward Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost, Amy Lowell, Carl Sandburg, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Hilda Doolittle (H. D.), Robinson Jeffers, Marianne Moore, T. S. Eliot, John Crowe Ransom, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Jean Toomer, Louise Bogan, Hart Crane, Allen Tare, Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, Countée Cullen, Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman, Randall Jarrell, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Lowell, Richard Wilbur, James Dickey, Denise Levertov, A.R. Ammons, Allen Ginsberg, W. S. Merwin, James Wright, Anne Sexton, Adrienne wealthy, Sylvia Plath, Amiri Baraka, Wendy Rose, pleasure Harjo, Rita Dove, Cathy track.
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Rapidly covering ground with a line in Greek from Homer’s Odyssey, Pound extols another toiler, the sailor Odysseus, who had his men tie him to the mast so that he could experience the sirens’ song. The fourth stanza reaches toward Gustave Flaubert, a nineteenth-century novelist who persisted in stylistic growth, even though obstinacy cost him the admiration of his contemporaries. Gradually relinquishing dependence on a tightly formed quatrain, Parts II and III of the stanza speak clearly about Pound’s annoyance with poetry that fails to acknowledge the “accelerated grimace” of the post–World War I era.
O’CONNOR, WILLIAM VAN, ed. A Casebook on Ezra Pound. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1959. RECK, MICHAEL. Ezra Pound: A Close-up. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. net/~centurion88/jewish_question/no1021 UNGER, LEONARD, ed. Seven Modern American Poets. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1967. 60 H. D. (1886–1961) A critic, novelist, translator, mystic, and poet, Hilda Doolittle, familiarly known by the pen name H. , overthrew traditional male domination of myth to voice the female perspective.
At the climax, complex interweavings of grief and dreamlike seduction are emotionally too much for the speaker to handle, threatening in line 57 to overwhelm the dreamer. Lowell develops the narrative with romantic plotting in lines 60 through 71. After receiving a standard wartime communication, the speaker begins a rhythmic pacing, replicated in the juxtaposition of short and long lines. Stiffly clad in “correct brocade,” she sees herself upright among the blooms. ” Line 91 retreats from past and present to predict the flow of seasons, each with its characteristic flowers and weather.
CliffsNotes American Poets of the 20th Century by Mary Ellen Snodgrass