The Advocates of Poetry: A Reader of American Poet-Critics of the Modernist Era

The Advocates of Poetry: A Reader of American Poet-Critics of the Modernist Era

by R S Gwynn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557284261

ISBN-13: 9781557284266

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

Including those of John Crowe Ransom, Randall Jarell, Allen Tate, John Ciardi, and Robert Penn Warren, R.S. Gwynn has returned to print many of the pivotal essays written by America's most influential poet-critics in the last fifty years.  See more details below

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Including those of John Crowe Ransom, Randall Jarell, Allen Tate, John Ciardi, and Robert Penn Warren, R.S. Gwynn has returned to print many of the pivotal essays written by America's most influential poet-critics in the last fifty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557284266
Publisher:
University of Arkansas Press
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Wanted: An Ontological Critic3
Freud - and the Analysis of Poetry43
Some Notes on Popular and Unpopular Art73
Tension in Poetry85
The Audible Reading of Poetry101
Lord Tennyson's Scissors: 1912-1950123
Pure and Impure Poetry143
The Lyric171
"How It Strikes a Contemporary": Reflections on Poetry and the Role of the Poet181
The Isolation of Modern Poetry193
Poets, Critics, and Readers205
How Does a Poem Mean?223
Bibliography241

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