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At the brink of infinity : poetic humility in boundless American space

Author: James E Von der Heydt
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2008.
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In this carefully crafted analysis, James von der Heydt shines a new light on the lyric craft of Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and James Merrill and considers how their seascape-vision redefines poetry's purpose.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Von der Heydt, James E.
At the brink of infinity.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007936378
(OCoLC)182736084
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Robert Frost; Elizabeth Bishop; James Merrill; Elizabeth Bishop; Emily Dickinson; Robert Frost; James Merrill
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James E Von der Heydt
ISBN: 9781587297731 1587297736
OCLC Number: 297118189
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 242 pages)
Responsibility: James E. von der Heydt.

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