Maintaining a place : conditions of metaphor in modern American literature : essays and poems in honour of Ron Callan (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Maintaining a place : conditions of metaphor in modern American literature : essays and poems in honour of Ron Callan

Author: Maria Stuart; Fionnghuala Sweeney; Fionnuala Dillane; Ron Callan
Publisher: Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers compelling responses to the specifics of "tradition" and "place" in the face of the formal and thematic challenges of the modern at particular moments in the aesthetic development of American literature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Stuart; Fionnghuala Sweeney; Fionnuala Dillane; Ron Callan
ISBN: 9781906359843 1906359849
OCLC Number: 890162814
Description: xii, 206 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. To Reconcile the People and the Stones: Ron Callan, William Carlos Williams, and Rudy Wiebe's The Temptations of Big Bear / Adam Kelly --
2. The Poetics of Disfluency: Emerson and Dickinson / Maria Stuart --
Poem I The Dry-Souled Man (Yvor Winters 1900 --
1968) / Harry Clifton --
3. Making it New: Coleridge, Pound, and some 'New' Irish Poets / J. C. C. Mays --
4. The Burden of Records: Ezra Pound's Problematic Legacy / Stephen Wilson --
Poem II Permission to Burn (from 'Neighbors') / Peggy O'Brien --
5. 'the difference between Pluto and Plato': D. H. Lawrence, William Carlos Williams, and American Modernism / Lee M. Jenkins --
6. Three beginnings: William Carlos Williams and In the American Grain / Stephen Matterson --
7. Anachronistic?: Sappho and William Carlos Williams Against the Clock / Michael Hinds --
Poem III In Which / Nerys Williams --
8. Reading Elizabeth Bishop's 'Artifact of [Words]' / Philip Mcgowan --
9. 'Seeking quiddity': Seeing Things in the Poetry of Carl Rakosi / Philip Coleman --
10. Ellen Gallagher's Portraits of the Black Atlantic / Ana Nunes --
11. The Mask and the Martyr: Lorraine Hansberry and Sean O'Casey / Frank Mcguinness --
12. Afterword / Declan Kiberd.
Other Titles: Conditions of metaphor in modern American literature : essays and poems in honour of Ron Callan
Responsibility: edited by Maria Stuart, Fionnghuala Sweeney and Fionnuala Dillane.

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