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Robert Lowell: Essays on the Poetry

Robert Lowell: Essays on the Poetry

by Steven Axelrod, Helen Deese


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ISBN-13: 9780521378031
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/30/1989
Series: Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture , #29
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introduction: Lowell's living name Steven Gould Axelrod; 2. Grief and nothingness: loss and mourning in Lowell's poetry Jay Martin; 3. Robert Lowell: the fall from prophecy to irony Albert Gelpi; 4. Mephistophilis in Maine: rereading 'Skunk Hour' Sandra M. Gilbert; 5. Freud and the skunks: genre and language in Life Studies Lawrence Kramer; 6. Poétes Maudits of the genteel tradition: Lowell and Berryman Marjorie Perloff; 7. Notebook 1967-68: writing the process poem Alex Calder; 8. Illegible Lowell (the late volumes) Calvin Bedient; 9. Going back, going down, breaking: Day by Day Alan Holder; 10. Lowell and the visual arts Helen Deese; 11. Day by Day: his endgame A. Kingsley Weatherhead; 12. 'Prose or this' - what Lowell made of a diminished thing George McFadden.

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