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The Undiscovered Country: Poetry in the Age of Tin

The Undiscovered Country: Poetry in the Age of Tin

by William Logan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231136396
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/22/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

William Logan is author of five works of criticism, including Our Savage Art:Poetry and the Civil Tongue. He has received the inaugural Randall Jarrell Award in Poetry Criticism from the Poetry Foundation and the Corrington Medal for Literary Excellence, as well as numerous awards for his poetry. He is Alumni/ae Professor of English at the University of Florida.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Poetry in the Age of Tin
Prisoner, Fancy-Man, Rowdy, Lawyer, Physician, Priest: Whitman's Brags
Verse Chronicle: Sins and Sensibility
Verse Chronicle: Vanity Fair
"You Must Not Take it So Hard, Madame"
The Mystery of Marianne Moore
Verse Chronicle: No Mercy
Verse Chronicle: The Way of All Flesh
The Extremity of the Flesh
Later Auden
The Triumph of Geoffrey Hill
Verse Chronicle: Author! Author!
Verse Chronicle: Folk Tales
Houseman's Ghosts
Milton in the Modern: The Invention of Personality
Verse Chronicle: All Over the Map
Verse Chronicle: Falls the Shadow
Poetry and the Age: An Introduction
The World Out-Herods Herod
Lowell's Bubble: A Postscript
Verse Chronicle: The Real Language of Men
Verse Chronicle: Satanic Mills
Auden's Shakespeare
Berryman's Shakespeare
The Sins of the Sonnets
Books Under Review
Index of Authors Reviewed

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A convenient, almost-one-step-shopping way to get the lay of the land in contemporary poetry. Logan is a rare voice calling the play-it-safe poets of the current generation to account.