The works of major American poets from Bradstreet and Taylor through the modernists (Rich, Ginsberg, Duncan) confirm that American life and culture has forced the major poets into a debate between intellect and passion.
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Table of Contents
Preface; The muse as psyche, the psyche as muse; 1. The American as artist, the artist as American; 2. Edward Taylor: types and tropes; 3. Ralph Waldo Emerson: the eye of the seer; 4. Edgar Allan Poe: the hand of the maker; 5. Walt Whitman: the self as circumference; 6. Emily Dickinson: the self as center; Notes; Index.