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Author Vendler, Helen, 1933-

Title Part of nature, part of us : modern American poets / Helen Vendler.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1980.


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  811.5 VENDLER    Check Shelf
Description xi, 376 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 373-374.
Contents Wallace Stevens: The false and true sublime ; Souvenirs and prophecies ; Stevens and Keats's "To autumn" ; Apollo's harsher songs -- Marianne Moore -- T.S. Eliot: The waste land -- Robert Penn Warren: Audubon: a vision -- W.H. Auden: City without walls -- Elizabeth Bishop: Domestication, domesticity, and the otherworldly -- Randall Jarrell: The complete poems ; The third book of criticism -- John Berryman: Dream songs -- Robert Lowell: A difficult grandeur ; "Ulysses, Circe, Penelope" ; Day by day ; Pudding stone ; Last days and last poems -- Howard Nemerov: Collected poems -- Frank O'Hara: The virtue of the alterable -- Allen Ginsberg: Planet news, 1961-1967 ; The fall of America -- James Merrill: Braving the elements ; Divine comedies ; Mirabell: books of number -- W.S. Merwin: The miner's pale children -- Adrienne Rich: Diving into the wreck ; Of woman born -- Sylvia Plath: Crossing the water -- Charles Wright: The transcendent "I" -- Dave Smith: "Oh I admire and sorrow" -- Louis Glück -- Broadsides: Good black poems, one by one -- Ammons, Berryman, Cummings -- Eight poets -- Ten poets.
Summary A collection of book reviews and essays on more than forty modern American poets.
Subject American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972.
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), 1927-
Berryman, John, 1914-1972.
Nemerov, Howard.
O'Hara, Frank -- Criticism and interpretation.
Plath, Sylvia -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ammons, A. R., 1926-2001 -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 0674654757
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