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The fierce embrace : a study of contemporary American poetry / Charles Molesworth.


Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 1979.
ISBN 0826202837, 0826202780

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Subjects American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry.
Ashbery, John -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ashbery, John, 1927-
Bly, Robert.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Kinnell, Galway, 1927-2014
Kinnell, Galway, 1927-2014.
Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Levine, Philip, 1928-2015.
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977.
O'Hara, Frank -- Criticism and interpretation.
O'Hara, Frank.
Poésie américaine -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963.
USA : Lyrik.
Description x, 214 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "We have come this far": audience and form in contemporary poetry -- "Songs of a happy man": the poetry of Theodore Roethke -- Republican objects and Utopian moments: the poetry of Robert Lowell and Allen Ginsberg -- "With your own face on": confessional poetry -- Interchapter: The poet and the poet's generation -- "The clear architecture of the nerves": the poetry of Frank O'Hara -- "The rank flavor of blood": the poetry of Galway Kinnell -- "Rejoicing in the gathering dark": the poetry of Robert Bly -- Interchapter: The metaphors for the poem -- "The burned essential oil": the gestures of Philip Levine -- "This leaving-out business": the poetry of John Ashbery -- Interchapter: Magazines and magazine verse -- Reflections in place of a conclusion.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4776803
(OCoLC)ocm04776803
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Molesworth, Charles, 1941-
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