Mary Barnard, American Imagist

Mary Barnard, American Imagist

by Sarah Barnsley

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ISBN-13: 9781438448572
Publisher: state University of New York Press
Publication date: 12/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Sarah Barnsley is Lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

1. “Spare But Musical”: The Poetry of Mary Barnard

2. Late Imagism

2.1 “The Only Really Worthwhile Piece of Poetry Criticism I Had Ever Read”: Pound’s Imagism
2.2 Barnard’s Imagist Local
2.3 “Sand Is the Beginning and the End/Of Our Dominion”: Barnard, H.D., and the Gender of Imagism
2.4 “We Can’t Get to the World Hard Enough or Fast Enough… We Just Must Write”: Barnard, Williams, and American Imagism

3. “A Would-Be Sappho”

3.1 Sappho and the Imagists
3.2 Barnard’s Sapphic Imagism
3.3 Barnard’s Sapphic-American Modernism

4. “A New Way of Measuring Verse”

4.1 Barnard and Pound: An ABC of Metrics
4.2 The Weighted Syllable
4.3 “A Well-Conceived Form within which Modification May Exist”: Barnard, Williams, and the Question of American Measure
4.4 “An Idiom AND a Swing”: Sappho: A New Translation

5. “A Bright Particular Excellence”: The Achievement of Mary Barnard

Epilogue: The Mary Barnard Papers: A Note


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