Time's Stop In Savannah

Time's Stop In Savannah

by Ted R. Spivey
     
 

Times's Stop in Savannah examines the life and works of poet Conrad Aiken. The literary, spiritual, and psychological development of an often misunderstood figure of modern American literature is revealed in this study. Since Aiken's death, he has gained increasing recognition as an important figure in modern literature. Times's Stop in Savannah shows how Aiken…  See more details below

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Times's Stop in Savannah examines the life and works of poet Conrad Aiken. The literary, spiritual, and psychological development of an often misunderstood figure of modern American literature is revealed in this study. Since Aiken's death, he has gained increasing recognition as an important figure in modern literature. Times's Stop in Savannah shows how Aiken developed his vision of cosmic harmony. The ripe fruit of discovery can be found in his universally acclaimed autobiography Ushant, a work that begins in tragedy and ends in the triumphant vision of ever renewing life.

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Reveals the literary, spiritual, and psychological development of a poet who used writing to heal from the inner pain of his parents' deaths. Examines his life and works, and how his work reflected the psychic turmoil within himself and American society. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780865545335
Publisher:
Mercer University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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