The Contemplative Poetry of Edwin Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost and Yvor Winters (Studies in Comparative Literature v. 45)

The Contemplative Poetry of Edwin Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost and Yvor Winters (Studies in Comparative Literature v. 45)

By: Richard Hoffpauir (author), Helen Pinkerton Trimpi (preface_author)Hardback

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This study challenges the entrenched view that 20th-century American poetry is essentially Emersonian. It examines the current critical debates, outlines assumptions about knowledge, morality and poetry that lay behind the pursuits of these three poets defines and lists the chief characteristics of "contemplative poetry" and examines the poems in depth.

Contents

"But this we know, if we know anything" - the conditional contemplation of Edwin Arlington Robinson; "I am not here to urge anything" - the foreshortened contemplation of Robert Frost; "With the firm mind for gain" - the protective contemplation of Yvor Winter.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773471986
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780773471986
  • ISBN10: 0773471987

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