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The failure of poetry, the promise of language

Author: Laura (Riding) Jackson; John Nolan
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2007.
Series: Poets on poetry.
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Examines the subjects of poetry, language, and truth, the conflict between truth and art, and the range of human attitudes to the prospect of truth-speaking. This book also includes a series of  Read more...

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Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-1991.
Failure of poetry, the promise of language.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607206554
Named Person: Laura (Riding) Jackson; Laura Jackson; Laura (Riding) Jackson
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura (Riding) Jackson; John Nolan
ISBN: 9780472099573 0472099574 9780472069576 0472069578
OCLC Number: 71312848
Notes: "In The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language, Laura (Riding) Jackson examines the subjects of poetry, language, and truth; the conflict between truth and art; and the range of human attitudes to the prospect of truth-speaking. Also included are a series of comments on and judgments of the poets Coleridge, Clare, Eliot, Frost, Vachel Lindsay, Lowell, Pound, Dylan Thomas, and W.C. Williams and selections from her corresondence ranging from 1948 to 1984"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: xvii, 260 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Truth begins where poetry ends --
Poetry log --
Points made beiefly --
On other poets --
From letters of mine on poetry.
Series Title: Poets on poetry.
Responsibility: Laura (Riding) Jackson ; edited by John Nolan.
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