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The fierce embrace : a study of contemporary American poetry / Charles Molesworth.

Author/Creator:
Molesworth, Charles, 1941-
Publication:
Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, 1979.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 214 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963.
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 -- Criticism and interpretation.
O'Hara, Frank -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ashbery, John -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kinnell, Galway, 1927-
Bly, Robert.
Levine, Philip, 1928-2015.
Ashbery, John, 1927-2017
Bly, Robert
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Kinnell, Galway, 1927-2014
Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977.
O'Hara, Frank.
American poetry.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
"We have come this far": audience and form in contemporary poetry
"Songs of a happy man": the poetry of Theodore Roethke
Republican objects and Utopian moments: the poetry of Robert Lowell and Allen Ginsberg
"With your own face on": confessional poetry
Interchapter: The poet and the poet's generation
"The clear architecture of the nerves": the poetry of Frank O'Hara
"The rank flavor of blood": the poetry of Galway Kinnell
"Rejoicing in the gathering dark": the poetry of Robert Bly
Interchapter: The metaphors for the poem
"The burned essential oil": the gestures of Philip Levine
"This leaving-out business": the poetry of John Ashbery
Interchapter: Magazines and magazine verse
Reflections in place of a conclusion.
Notes:
"Cover art by Jerry Dadds."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1979
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Molesworth, Charles, 1941- Fierce embrace.
ISBN:
0826202780
9780826202789
0826202837 (pbk.)
9780826202833
OCLC:
4776803
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