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Title Contemporary poets / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Imprint New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1986
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  811.509 C7675bl 1986    AVAILABLE    30500100391484
Descript xii, 483 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Modern critical views
Modern critical views
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-465) and index
Critical essays on the works of twenty-eight modern American poets
Robert Penn Warren: Modes and ranges of a long dawn / John Hollander -- Robert Fitzgerald: The poetry of Robert Fitzgerald / Harold Bloom -- Elizabeth Bishop: Elizabeth Bishop's dream-houses / David Bromwich -- Gwendolyn Brooks: A street in Bronzeville, the Harlem Renaissance and the mythologies of black women / Gary Smith -- Robert Duncan: A memoir and a critical tribute / Denise Levertov -- May Swenson: "Turned back to the wild by love" / Richard Howard -- Richard Wilbur: Richard Wilbur's world / Robert B. Shaw -- Anthony Hecht: The poetry of Anthony Hecht / Ashley Brown -- James Dickey: From "The other" through The early motion / Harold Bloom -- Denise Levertov: Inside and outside the poetry of Denise Levertov / Diana Collecott -- Kenneth Koch: Kenneth Koch / John Hollander -- A.R. Ammons: "When you consider the radiance" / Harold Bloom -- James Merrill: Lost paradises / J.D. McClatchy -- Allen Ginsberg: Bound each to each / Diane Middlebrook -- Galway Kinnell: "The rank flavor of blood" / Charles Molesworth -- John Ashbery: A magma of interiors / Alfred Corn -- W.S. Merwin: The new transcendentalism : the visionary strain in Merwin / Harold Bloom -- James Wright: "The body wakes to burial" / Richard Howard -- Irving Feldman: "Who will call these things his own?" / Richard Howard -- Adrienne Rich: Ghostlier demarcations, keener sounds / Helen Vendler -- Robert Pack: Robert Pack / Paul Mariani -- John Hollander: The sound and sense of the sleight-of-hand man / David Lehman -- Alvin Feinman: Preambles to what was possible / Harold Bloom -- Gary Snyder: The work of Gary Snyder / Crunk -- Mark Strand: Negative capability / Linda Gregerson -- Amiri Baraka: The changing same : Black music in the poetry of Amiri Baraka / Nate Mackey -- Jay Wright: "The aching prodigal" : Jay Wright's dutiful poet / Robert B. Stepto -- Daryl Hine: Fabulous traveler / John Hollander
Subject Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 -- Criticism and interpretation
Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985
Duncan, Robert, 1919-1988
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000 -- Criticism and interpretation
Wilbur, Richard, 1921-2017
Dickey, James -- Criticism and interpretation
Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997
Ammons, A. R., 1926-2001 -- Criticism and interpretation
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 -- Criticism and interpretation
Kinnell, Galway, 1927-2014
Ashbery, John -- Criticism and interpretation
Wright, James, 1927-1980
Rich, Adrienne Cecile -- Criticism and interpretation
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Alt Author Bloom, Harold
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