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The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Jesse Zuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“We have many poets of the First Book,” the poet and critic Louis Simpson remarked in 1957, describing a sense that the debut poetry collection not only launched the contemporary poetic career but ... More


The Outpost

Katherine West Scheil

in She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450426
eISBN:
9780801464225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450426.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter concentrates on several representative rural and isolated communities and their Shakespeare reading groups, exploring how reading Shakespeare played a key part in civic life and in the ... More


Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

John Gatta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190646547
eISBN:
9780190646578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190646547.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

What might it mean, existentially and spiritually, for humans to form an intimate relation with discrete sites or dwelling places on earth? In ancient Rome, the notion of a locale’s genius loci ... More


Popular Knowledge of Islam on the Volga Frontier

Agnès Nilüfer Kefeli

in Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia: Conversion, Apostasy, and Literacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452314
eISBN:
9780801454776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452314.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter concentrates on several representative rural and isolated communities and their Shakespeare reading groups, exploring how reading Shakespeare played a key part in civic life and in the ... More


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