Studies in Poetry: The Visionary

Studies in Poetry: The Visionary

by J. M. Beach

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Overview

Studies in Poetry: The Visionary by J. M. Beach

Over his years of graduate school, Beach (education, Oregon State U.) has been creating a philosophy of poetry, paper by paper. Here is the first of three volumes setting out his conclusions. It discusses Blake, Byron, Shelley, Shaw, Thoreau, and Whitman. He only indexes names. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761828808
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 06/01/2004
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.64(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

J.M. Beach has taught in the Center for Writing and Learning, the Department of English, and the Department of Philosophy at Oregon State University. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in Education from Oregon State University, and has served as Site Director and Site Leader of the STARS (United Way, Boys & Girls Club, and the City of Corvallis) After School Program.

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introduction: The Western Poetic Tradition1
1William Blake17
2George Gordon (Lord Byron)35
3Percy Bysshe Shelley59
4George Bernard Shaw87
5Henry David Thoreau115
6Walt Whitman163
AppendixVariations on a Theme through Poetry: Visions, Visionaries, and the Human Condition199
Selected Bibliography243
Index245

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