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Time's stop in Savannah : Conrad Aiken's inner journey

Author: Ted Ray Spivey
Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, ©1997.
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Times's Stop in Savannah examines the life and works of poet Conrad Aiken. The literary, spiritual, and psychological development of an often misunderstood figure of modern American literature is revealed in this study. Since Aiken's death, he has gained increasing recognition as an important figure in modern literature. Times's Stop in Savannah shows how Aiken developed his vision of cosmic harmony. The ripe fruit  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spivey, Ted Ray, 1927-
Time's stop in Savannah.
Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)606158198
Named Person: Conrad Aiken; Conrad Aiken; Conrad Aiken
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Ray Spivey
ISBN: 0865545332 9780865545335
OCLC Number: 36011535
Description: 164 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Time's Stop in Savannah: Conrad Aiken and Psychoanalysis --
2. Aiken in Savannah and Cambridge --
3. Literary Comrades and Perilous Lovers --
4. Aiken and Eliot: Poetry's Nature and Function --
5. The Poet as Pilgrim --
6. Fictional Descent into Hell --
7. Apocalypse: Ushant and the Preludes --
8. Visions of a Modern Romantic: Santayana, Nietzsche, and the Philosophic Mind --
9. Immanence and Transcendence --
Epilogue: The Quest for Home.
Responsibility: Ted R. Spivey.

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Reveals the literary, spiritual, and psychological development of a poet who used writing to heal from the inner pain of his parents' deaths. Examines his life and works, and how his work reflected  Read more...

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