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American modern : essays in fiction and poetry / Linda W. Wagner.


Port Washington, N.Y. : Kennikat Press, 1980.
ISBN 0804692572, 9780804692571

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Subjects American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry.
Aufsatzsammlung.
Lyrik.
Roman.
USA.
Series National university publications.
Description 263 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents pt. 1 : fiction. Tension and technique : the years of greatness ; The poetry in American fiction ; Sherwood, Stein, the sentence, and grape sugar and oranges ; Faulkner and (southern) women ; Barren Ground's vein of iron : Dorinda Oakley and some concepts of heroine in 1925 ; Oates : the changing shapes of her realities ; Deliverance : initiation and possibility ; A note on oedipa the roadrunner -- part 2 : poetry. Modern American literature : the poetics of the individual voice ; "Speaking straight ahead ..." ; Horace Gregory : voice in action ; On David Ignatow ; William Stafford's plain-style ; Call me Maximus ; Berryman : from the beginning ; The latest Creeley ; Creeley's late poems : contexts ; Spindrift : the world in a seashell ; Nails : Gary Gildner's house of poetry ; Helen in Egypt : a culmination ; Sound of direction ; Levertov and Rich : the later poems ; Plath's "Ariel" : "Auspicious gales" ; Wakoski and Rukeyser ; Personism : some notes on the she and he of it. Coda : damn it, Bill : they still haven't listened!
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5286244
(OCoLC)ocm05286244
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wagner-Martin, Linda.
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