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Randall Jarrell and his age

Author: Stephanie Burt
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Randall Jarrell (1914-1965) was the most influential poetry critic of his generation; he was also a lyric poet, comic novelist, childrens book author, and close friend of Elizabeth Bishop, Hannah Arendt, and many other important writers of his time. This book examines all of Jarrells work, incorporating new research such as previously undiscovered essays and poems. Other books have examined Jarrells poetry in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Randall Jarrell; Randall Jarrell; Randall Jarrell; Randall Jarrell; Randall Jarrell
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Burt
ISBN: 0231125941 9780231125949 023112595X 9780231125956
OCLC Number: 49775458
Description: xvii, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Antechapter : Randall Jarrell's life --
ch. 1. Jarrell's interpersonal style --
ch. 2. Institutions, professions, criticism --
ch. 3. Psychology and psychoanalysis --
ch. 4. Time and memory --
ch. 5. Childhood and youth --
ch. 6. Men, women, children, families --
Conclusion : "What we see and feel and are."
Responsibility: Stephen Burt.


Randall Jarrell (1914-1965) was an influential poetry critic. This book examines his work, situating him among peers. It examines the social context of his aesthetic choices, examining events ranging  Read more...


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A required source for anyone doing research on the life and work of this noteworthy American poet and critic. Library Journal Burt is one of the leading poet-critics of his own emerging generation, Read more...

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