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Randall Jarrell : a literary life

Author: William H Pritchard
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This elegantly written study concentrates on the complex interaction between Jarrell's life and work, describing and commenting on his most important poems and prose, but also focusing on the significant events and experiences of his life. Pritchard dramatizes the ambiguous character of the man: a worshipper of childhood, deeply at odds with his own early years; a wonderfully commonsensical and humorous critic whose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Randall Jarrell; Jarrell; Jarrell; Randall Jarrell; Randall Jarrell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Pritchard
ISBN: 0374246777 : 9780374246778
OCLC Number: 20794350
Notes: "Michael di Capua books."
Description: xii, 338 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by William H. Pritchard.

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This elegantly written study concentrates on the complex interaction between Jarrell's life and work, describing and commenting on his most important poems and prose, but also focusing on the significant events and experiences of his life. Pritchard dramatizes the ambiguous character of the man: a worshipper of childhood, deeply at odds with his own early years; a wonderfully commonsensical and humorous critic whose imagination was haunted by darker patterns of story and myth.

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