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Robert Lowell and the Confessional Voice (Studies in Modern Poetry 18 New edition)

Robert Lowell and the Confessional Voice (Studies in Modern Poetry 18 New edition)

By: Paula Hayes (author)Hardback

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Robert Lowell and the Confessional Voice returns to the poet's early works, such as Land of Unlikeness and Lord Weary's Castle, in search of a relationship between Lowell's early poetry and his turn to a confessional style of writing in the 1950s. Lowell's early poetry is often overshadowed by the emergence of his confessional poetry (that develops in Life Studies; however, instead of Lowell's early poetry being eclipsed by Life Studies, a remembrance of his early poetry is necessary as a way of understanding Lowell's evolution as a poet. The early poetry provides readers and scholars of Lowell with a Puritan paradigm and the ethos of an American narrative that Lowell never fully abandons but only perpetually deconstructs.

About Author

Paula Hayes received her PhD in textual studies/English from the University of Memphis and her MA in religious studies/world religions from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. A poet and educator, she resides in Memphis, Tennessee, where she currently teaches English.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781433115240
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 150
  • ID: 9781433115240
  • weight: 350
  • ISBN10: 1433115247
  • edition: New edition

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