Precipitations: Contemporary American Poetry as Occult Practice / Edition 1

Precipitations: Contemporary American Poetry as Occult Practice / Edition 1

by Devin Johnston
     
 

Charts the influence of occultism on America poetry from WWII to the present.See more details below

Overview

Charts the influence of occultism on America poetry from WWII to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819565624
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
06/24/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: The Sleep of Reason
H.D.’s War Trilogy: Poetry Becomes Telepathy
“Sublime Undoing”: Robert Duncan and Diction
Resistance to the Message: James Merrill’s Occult Epic
Risk: Recent Approaches to Sublimity
Afterword
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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