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Bosh And Flapdoodle

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Author: A. R. Ammons
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780393328950
Size: 28.43 MB
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Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 159
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Book Description: A final completed collection of poetic works by the late National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award-winning writer features a series of candid, alternately humorous and sobering ruminations on such topics as age, illness, and death. Reprint.


Bosh And Flapdoodle Poems

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Author: A. R. Ammons
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393357317
Size: 74.79 MB
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Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 160
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Book Description: "No other contemporary poet, in America, is likelier to become a classic than A. R. Ammons."—Harold Bloom Bosh and Flapdoodle is A. R. Ammons's last completed collection of poetry. Written over a six-week period, the book offers a series of candid, alternately hilarious and heartbreaking ruminations on age, illness, and death, while still finding room for the poet's always penetrating observations of daily life and natural events.


The Ocean The Bird And The Scholar

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Author: Helen Vendler
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067442574X
Size: 10.24 MB
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Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 456
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Book Description: One of our foremost commentators examines the work of a broad range of English, Irish, and American poets. Helen Vendler’s essays, book reviews, and occasional prose from the past two decades, taken together, are an eloquent plea for the centrality—in humanistic study and modern culture—of poetry’s subversive, sustaining, and demanding legacy.


The Complete Poems Of A R Ammons Volume 1 1955 1977

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Author: A. R. Ammons
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 1324003855
Size: 50.29 MB
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Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 1152
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Book Description: “One of the great American poets . . . he sounds like nobody else.”—Helen Vendler “So I said I am Ezra / and the wind whipped my throat / gaming for the sounds of my voice. . . .” So begins one of the most remarkable oeuvres in the history of American poetry. The Complete Poems of A. R. Ammons, Volume I presents the first half of Archie Randolph Ammons’s long career, including the complete texts of his three book-length poems from that period: the verse diary Tape for the Turn of the Year, the Bollingen Prize–winning Sphere: The Form of a Motion, and the daring kaleidoscope of The Snow Poems, which late in life Ammons said of all his long poems was his favorite. Here are many of Ammons’s most widely celebrated lyrics and meditations, including “Corsons Inlet,” “Still,” “Gravelly Run,” and “The City Limits.” Others are more directly inspired by his roots in the rural south, among them “Nelly Myers,” “Silver,” and “Mule Song.” Here too are conversations with mountains (as in “Classic” and “Mountain Talk”) and exchanges with the wind (“The Wide Land” and “Mansion”), materialist explanations of reality (“Mechanism” and “Catalyst”) and prayers (such as the several poems titled “Hymn”). A poet drawn to theorizing about poetry, Ammons offers both sophisticated discussions of the art (as in “Poetics” and “Essay on Poetics”) and disarming assurance: “I believe in fun.” The text of each poem has been established after careful consideration of Ammons’s manuscripts and other prepublication materials. Endnotes detail the poems’ composition and publication histories, and also helpfully annotate references made within the poems. This volume confirms Richard Howard’s judgment: “Here was a great poet, surely one of the largest to speak among us.”


Time

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Author: Briton Hadden
Publisher:
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Size: 13.79 MB
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Category : Current events
Languages : en
Pages :
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The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

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Author: M. Thomas Inge
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616645
Size: 59.25 MB
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Category : Reference
Languages : en
Pages : 536
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Book Description: Offering a comprehensive view of the South's literary landscape, past and present, this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates the region's ever-flourishing literary culture and recognizes the ongoing evolution of the southern literary canon. As new writers draw upon and reshape previous traditions, southern literature has broadened and deepened its connections not just to the American literary mainstream but also to world literatures--a development thoughtfully explored in the essays here. Greatly expanding the content of the literature section in the original Encyclopedia, this volume includes 31 thematic essays addressing major genres of literature; theoretical categories, such as regionalism, the southern gothic, and agrarianism; and themes in southern writing, such as food, religion, and sexuality. Most striking is the fivefold increase in the number of biographical entries, which introduce southern novelists, playwrights, poets, and critics. Special attention is given to contemporary writers and other individuals who have not been widely covered in previous scholarship.


The Oxford Book Of American Poetry

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Author: David Lehman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019516251X
Size: 70.92 MB
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Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 1132
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Book Description: Redefines the great canon of American poetry from its origins in the 17th century right up to the present.


Ommateum

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Author: A. R. Ammons
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780393330540
Size: 75.85 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 85
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Book Description: “Oracular, almost biblical at times, and as deeply embedded in the particulars of nature as the superb later poetry.”--John Ashbery


The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture Literature

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Size: 53.70 MB
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Category : Christianity
Languages : en
Pages : 511
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Book Description: Volume 4: Myth, manners, and memory. This volume addresses the cultural, social, and intellectual terrain of myth, manners, and historical memory in the American South. Evaluating how a distinct southern identity has been created, recreated, and performed through memories that blur the line between fact and fiction, this volume paints a broad, multihued picture of the region seen through the lenses of belief and cultural practice.


The Book Of Irish American Poetry

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Author: Daniel Tobin
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 69.39 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 925
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Book Description: Presents an anthology of Irish American poetry. This book collects the work of over two hundred Irish American poets, as well as other American poets whose work enjoins Irish American themes. It begins with poetry of the "populist period", and moves to the work of Irish Americans who have made an indelible imprint on American poetry.


The New Yorker

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Author: Harold Wallace Ross
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Size: 12.45 MB
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Category : Literature
Languages : en
Pages :
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