The Resource The work of poetry, John Hollander

The work of poetry, John Hollander

Label
The work of poetry
Title
The work of poetry
Statement of responsibility
John Hollander
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Writing as both a poet and teacher, John Hollander sets out to discover the nature of poetry in twenty-three chapters, surveying an extraordinary range of poets, from Dante to May Swenson and covering such issues as poetic originality and the subtle power of poetic language to question and bear witness."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hollander, John
Dewey number
808.1
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1136
LC item number
.H58 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poetics
  • Poetry
  • Gedichten
  • Poétique
  • Poésie
Label
The work of poetry, John Hollander
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The work of poetry -- Originality -- A poetry of restitution -- What you mean by home -- Dreaming poetry -- The poetics of a preposition -- Hearing and overhearing the Psalms -- On A child's garden of verses -- My poetic generation -- Discovering Wallace Stevens -- O heavy verse! The shopwork of the workshops -- Whitman's difficult availability -- Arduous fullness : on Dante Gabriel Rossetti -- The poetry of nonsense : Carroll's quest romance -- A poem lost and found : Jean Ingelow's successful "failure" -- Meredith's poetry -- "Far space and long antiquity" : Trumbull Stickney's autumns -- Spoon River anthology : a late appreciation -- Marianne Moore's verse -- Modes and ranges of a long dawn : Robert Penn Warren's poetry -- Elizabeth Bishop's mappings of life -- May Swenson's massive panoply -- The scarred most sacred : some remarks on Geoffrey Hill
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51952334
Label
The work of poetry, John Hollander
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The work of poetry -- Originality -- A poetry of restitution -- What you mean by home -- Dreaming poetry -- The poetics of a preposition -- Hearing and overhearing the Psalms -- On A child's garden of verses -- My poetic generation -- Discovering Wallace Stevens -- O heavy verse! The shopwork of the workshops -- Whitman's difficult availability -- Arduous fullness : on Dante Gabriel Rossetti -- The poetry of nonsense : Carroll's quest romance -- A poem lost and found : Jean Ingelow's successful "failure" -- Meredith's poetry -- "Far space and long antiquity" : Trumbull Stickney's autumns -- Spoon River anthology : a late appreciation -- Marianne Moore's verse -- Modes and ranges of a long dawn : Robert Penn Warren's poetry -- Elizabeth Bishop's mappings of life -- May Swenson's massive panoply -- The scarred most sacred : some remarks on Geoffrey Hill
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51952334

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