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Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.) 1904-1965

Overview
Works: 247 works in 943 publications in 5 languages and 25,360 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Poetry  Domestic fiction  Biographies  Novels  Essays  Allegories  Literary criticism 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Other, Contributor, pre, Creator
Classifications: PS2116, 813.4
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American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The art of the novel by Henry James( Book )

23 editions published between 1909 and 1965 in English and French and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language as gesture : essays in poetry by R. P Blackmur( Book )

69 editions published between 1952 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven essays in the European novel by R. P Blackmur( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the novel : critical prefaces by Henry James( Book )

54 editions published between 1907 and 2011 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen critical Prefaces from the New York Edition of Henry James -- constituting a complete exposition of his art in fiction. -- From publisher's description
Form and value in modern poetry by R. P Blackmur( Book )

30 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and French and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected novels : Blue voyage, Great circle, King Coffin, A heart for the gods of Mexico [and] Conversation by Conrad Aiken( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lion and the honeycomb : essays in solicitude and critique by R. P Blackmur( Book )

38 editions published between 1935 and 1977 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The expense of greatness by R. P Blackmur( Book )

27 editions published between 1940 and 1958 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The double agent : essays in craft and elucidation by R. P Blackmur( Book )

30 editions published between 1935 and 1993 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A primer of ignorance by R. P Blackmur( Book )

11 editions published between 1940 and 1967 in English and French and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American short novels by R. P Blackmur( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novellas by Herman Melville, Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, and 4 other American writers
Lectures in criticism : the Johns Hopkins University by Elliott Coleman( Book )

21 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by Sydney Harris
Henry Adams by R. P Blackmur( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Henry James by R. P Blackmur( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bibliographical note: Blackmur's essays on Henry James": pages 243-244. Includes index
Poems of R.P. Blackmur by R. P Blackmur( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the first and most eloquent spokesmen for the New Criticism, R.P. Blackmur achieved a place of rare distinction in American letters. He preferred to think of himself as a poet, however, and this volume shows that his poetry was in its own right an enduring contribution to literature. Included here are The Second World (1942) and The Good European (1947), as well as From Jordan's Delight (1937), described by Allen Tate as "one of the most distinguished volumes of verse in the first half of the century."Blackmur was a formalist and a master of traditional versification, a poet whose work did not show the influence of Pound and Eliot although he read them closely. His poetry impresses the reader with its strength, gravity, and musicality. During his career, Blackmur lectured widely in the United States and abroad. He was the first man of letters to hold the Pitt Professorship of American History and Institutions at Cambridge University, and he was Professor of English at Princeton University, where he conceived the Christian Gauss Seminars in Criticism. He was a Fellow in American Letters at the Library of Congress, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Vice President of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Originally published in 1978. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The golden bowl by Henry James( Book )

22 editions published between 1904 and 1995 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry James' story of a pair of adulterous lovers who are married, respectively, to a rich American collector of European art and to his inexperienced daughter provides-beyond its expensive, burnished, beautifully appointed exteriors-an understanding of the rises and betrayals inherent in society that is unparalleled in literature
Selected essays of R.P. Blackmur by R. P Blackmur( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years since Blackmur's death in 1965, literary criticism has changed significantly. Partly in reaction to the 30-year sway of formalist New Criticism exemplified by Blackmur, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate, it has become fashionable to embrace structuralist and poststructuralist literary theory in an affort to shift attention from the art object and the artist's voice to the cultural and linguistic systems or codes that govern discourse. In the process, Blackmur has become part of literary history, respected but unread. In this carefully edited selection of Blackmur's essays, Donoghue, a keen critic of modern writing, has rediscovered Blackmur's impressive independence and insight. ISBN 0-88001-083-5: $17.50
Outsider at the heart of things : essays by R. P Blackmur( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celestial railroad and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic tales from one of America's most respected short story writers
 
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The art of the novel : critical prefacesThe celestial railroad and other stories
Alternative Names
Blackmur R. P.

Blackmur, R. P. 1904-1965

Blackmur, Richard P.

Blackmur, Richard P 1904-1965

Blackmur, Richard P. (Richard Palmer), 1904-1965

Blackmur, Richard Palmar

Blackmur, Richard Palmer.

Blackmur, Richard Palmer 1904-1965

Palmer Blackmur, Richard 1904-1965

R. P. Blackmur Amerikaans dichter (1904-1965)

R. P. Blackmur crítico literario estadounidense

R. P. Blackmur léirmheastóir liteartha Meiriceánach

R. P. Blackmur poeta merikano

Richard Palmer Blackmur

Richard Palmer Blackmur poeta e critico letterario statunitense

Richard Palmer Blackmur US-amerikanischer Lyriker und Literaturkritiker

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ブラックマー, R. P

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