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The wounded surgeon : confession and transformation in six American poets : Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman, Randall Jarrell, Delmore Schwartz, and Sylvia Plath

Author: Adam Kirsch
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The six poets featured in The Wounded Surgeon - Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman, Randall Jarrell, Delmore Schwartz, and Sylvia Plath - were the most recent constellation of great poets in our history, a group of friends, colleagues, and rivals who changed the face of American literature. Their poems about childhood trauma, madness, and sex shattered taboos about what was acceptable in poetry,  Read more...
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Named Person: Robert (Schriftsteller Lowell; Elizabeth (Schriftstellerin) Bishop; John Berryman; Randall Jarrell; Delmore Schwartz; Sylvia Plath
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Kirsch
ISBN: 0393051978 9780393051971 9780393339352 0393339351
OCLC Number: 57168247
Description: xv, 299 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Robert Lowell --
Elizabeth Bishop --
John Berryman --
Randall Jarrell --
Delmore Schwartz --
Sylvia Plath.
Responsibility: Adam Kirsch.
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"The six poets featured in The Wounded Surgeon - Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman, Randall Jarrell, Delmore Schwartz, and Sylvia Plath - were the most recent constellation of great poets in our history, a group of friends, colleagues, and rivals who changed the face of American literature. Their poems about childhood trauma, madness, and sex shattered taboos about what was acceptable in poetry, inspiring the popular style of poetry now known as "confessional." But partly as a result of their openness, they have become better known for their tumultuous lives - afflicted by mental illness, alcoholism, and suicide - than for their work." "In his essays, Kirsch reclaims their literary achievement by offering critical "biographies of the poetry"--Tracing the development of each poet's work, exploring the major themes and techniques, and examining how these poets transformed life into art."--Jacket.

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