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“Everything Has a Schedule”: Some Trees

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/9780691164472.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers an interpretation of one of the most remarkable debut collections ever selected for the Yale Series of Younger Poets award—Some Trees by John Ashbery. The reputation of the book ... More


The Nineties Revisited (2001)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines poetry collections of the 1990s including those by Jorie Graham, Charles Simic, and Donald Justice. It aims to trace any millennial intimations in the works of these poets and ... More


Poetry as Writing

Kathleen McCarthy

in I, the Poet: First-Person Form in Horace, Catullus, and Propertius

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739552
eISBN:
9781501739569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739552.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on poems that represent storyworld communication as written rather than spoken and thus raise a different set of questions about how this storyworld communication relates to the ... More


“All the World’s Plenty, All the Brazen Particulars” (1989): On Ben Belitt

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the new poetry collection of Ben Belitt. It explains that throughout his career, Belitt has never neglected to confront the world's body, appropriating its elements to his own ... More


Jorie Graham Talking (2006)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter criticizes Jorie Graham's poetry collection Overlord. This volume contains twenty-five poems that take on the problem of public themes, including economics, history, and ecology, in ... More


Poetry in Review: On A. R. Ammons and John Ashbery (2006)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Americans poets A. R. Ammons' Bosh and Flapdoodle and John Ashbery's Where Shall I Wander. It suggests that both works are filled with black humor, nostalgia, regret, ... More


Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

George Meredith

Criscillia Benford and Rebecca Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173178
eISBN:
9780300189100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173178.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside occupies a distinctive and somewhat notorious place within George Meredith's already unique body of work. It is now best known for the emotionally ... More


Herself an Author: Gender, Agency, and Writing in Late Imperial China

Grace S. Fong

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831868
eISBN:
9780824869175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831868.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book addresses the critical question of how to approach the study of women's writing. It explores various methods of engaging in a meaningful way with a rich corpus of poetry and prose written ... More


Juvenilia

Yang Mu

in Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169967
eISBN:
9780231538527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169967.003.0019
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is a collection of the author's poetry, written during the late 1950s. The subjects vary, touching upon such topics as myths and nature and sundry, and are spread across a rough ... More


Poets’ Corners in Greek Epigram Collections

Regina Höschele

in Tombs of the Ancient Poets: Between Literary Reception and Material Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826477
eISBN:
9780191865442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826477.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Exploring the position and interaction of poets’ tombs within Greek epigram collections, this chapter illustrates how poetry books could function as imagined literary graveyards, through which ... More


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