The Tenth Muse: The Psyche of the American Poet / Edition 2

The Tenth Muse: The Psyche of the American Poet / Edition 2

by Albert Gelpi
ISBN-10:
0521413397
ISBN-13:
9780521413398
Pub. Date:
10/25/1991
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
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The Tenth Muse: The Psyche of the American Poet / Edition 2

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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ISBN-13: 9780521413398
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/25/1991
Pages: 357
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

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.

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