Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 32 items

  • Keywords: Marianne Moore x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Parataxis: Marianne Moore’s reticent sentences

Helen Thaventhiran

in Radical Empiricists: Five Modernist Close Readers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713425
eISBN:
9780191804090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713425.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the little-considered prose of Marianne Moore, tracing her distinctively lucid and witty critical voice as it responds to, and participates in, some of the technical challenges ... More


Apprentices to Chance Event: First Books of the 1920s

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores representations of career in Harmonium (Wallace Stevens), Observations (Marianne Moore), and White Buildings (Hart Crane) that resist the normative course of development that ... More


“To Explain Grace Requires a Curious Hand”: Marianne Moore’s Interdisciplinary Digressions

Srikanth Reddy

in Changing Subjects: Digressions in Modern American Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199791026
eISBN:
9780199950287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791026.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers the literary excursus as a means of organizing knowledge in the poetry of instruction under the American Progressive movement. Marianne Moore’s poetry testifies to a profound ... More


. Marianne Moore, Nature, and National Health

Robin G. Schulze

in The Degenerate Muse: American Nature, Modernist Poetry, and the Problem of Cultural Hygiene

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199920327
eISBN:
9780199345625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920327.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

In 1920, Marianne Moore began her long and profitable relationship with Scofield Thayer and Sibley Watson’s magazine, TheDial. Her connection with the cosmopolitan periodical that published a wide ... More


Paper Replicas: Elizabeth Bishop and Marianne Moore

Linda Anderson

in Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748665747
eISBN:
9780748695102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665747.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Elizabeth Bishop's relationship with fellow poet Marianne Moore, whom she met in 1934 as a senior student about to graduate from Vassar College. Aside from drafts of poems and ... More


The legacy of Yeats’s poetic conviction

Tara Stubbs

in American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55: The politics of enchantment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719084331
eISBN:
9781781705841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084331.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the modernist period, the ways in which American writers made use of Yeats differed from individual to individual: as each grappled with the impact of Yeats’s poetry and writings on their own ... More


Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection

Linda Anderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748665747
eISBN:
9780748695102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665747.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book explores Elizabeth Bishop's poetry, from her early days at Vassar College to her last great poems in Geography III and the later uncollected poems. Drawing on Bishop's notebooks and ... More


Marianne Moore and the Hidden Persuaders

Fiona Green

in Writing for The New Yorker: Critical Essays on an American Periodical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682492
eISBN:
9781474422109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682492.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter analyses the ‘Ford Motor Correspondence’ along with the characterization of the poet Marianne Moore. It asks whether the poet is as remote from the modern world as the letters indicate, ... More


Changing Subjects: Digressions in Modern American Poetry

Srikanth Reddy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199791026
eISBN:
9780199950287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791026.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

Digression is widely considered a mark of disordered or evasive discourse. Modern legal, philosophical, and political writing largely disavows this trope, regarding it as a departure from the model ... More


Cultural and racial (dis)affiliations

Tara Stubbs

in American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55: The politics of enchantment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719084331
eISBN:
9781781705841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084331.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

A study of American modernism and Irish culture must necessarily begin with a consideration of family. The affiliations and disaffiliations to Ireland experienced by the American writers discussed in ... More


Marianne Moore and the Eyewitness Bind

Rachel Galvin

in News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190623920
eISBN:
9780190623951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623920.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

As an American woman and a civilian, Marianne Moore was at two degrees of remove from the events of World War II and would seem to have had little footing from which to write about war. The issue of ... More


Connecting with Wit and Words

Richard Crouter

in Reinhold Niebuhr: On Politics, Religion, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379679
eISBN:
9780199869169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379679.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 of this book argues that Niebuhr as writer and rhetorician draws from literature as much as from history. His gifts honed as preacher yield memorable phrases and ideas that draw from a deep ... More


Miss Marianne Moore: “Bulldoggy” on Suffrage

Mary Chapman

in Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199988297
eISBN:
9780199368600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988297.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

By piecing together traces of suffrage activism in the archive Marianne Moore left behind—family letters about her suffrage activities; scrapbooks that preserve articles about and photographs of ... More


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


Enchantment and disenchantment in political poetry

Tara Stubbs

in American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55: The politics of enchantment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719084331
eISBN:
9781781705841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084331.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Yeats’s poem ‘Easter 1916’ marks a movement within his own work from a declared position of non-involvement with politics to one through which he writes himself into the rhetoric of events. Only the ... More


Rural Ireland, mythmaking and transatlantic translation

Tara Stubbs

in American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55: The politics of enchantment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719084331
eISBN:
9781781705841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084331.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The efforts of the Celtic Revivalists had done much to persuade American writers that Ireland was a rural idyll – even if this was largely due to a fantastic reading of the Irish countryside and its ... More


American modernists and the Celtic Revival

Tara Stubbs

in American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55: The politics of enchantment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719084331
eISBN:
9781781705841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084331.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

It is easy, particularly within contemporary critical circles, to dismiss Celticism as a fanciful, archaic construction. But for some American modernist writers, the enchantment of Celticism – as ... More


The Degenerate Muse: American Nature, Modernist Poetry, and the Problem of Cultural Hygiene

Robin G. Schulze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199920327
eISBN:
9780199345625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920327.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

America’s modernist poets came of age in a nation struggling to redefine its relationship with poetry and with nature. In the early twentieth century, Darwinian science dictated that as countries ... More


Brooklyn's Dodgers: The Bums, the Borough, and the Best of Baseball, 1947–1957

Carl E. Prince

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115789
eISBN:
9780199854066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115789.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book captures the intensity of the Brooklyn Dodgers' relationship to its community in the 1950s. Ethnic and racial tensions were part and parcel of a working-class borough; the Dodgers' presence ... More


Conclusion

Robin G. Schulze

in The Degenerate Muse: American Nature, Modernist Poetry, and the Problem of Cultural Hygiene

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199920327
eISBN:
9780199345625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920327.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

The move back to a health-giving nature did not preclude or contradict a move forward into modernity. The move back ensured that Americans would maintain the racial, physical, and mental strength to ... More


View: