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Taken in faith : poems

Author: Helen Pinkerton
Publisher: Athens : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1967, Yvor Winters wrote of Helen Pinkerton, "she is a master of poetic style and of her material. No poet in English writes with more authority." Unfortunately, in 1967 mastery of poetic style was not, by and large, considered a virtue, and Pinkerton''s finely crafted poems were neglected in favor of more improvisational and flashier talents. Though her work won the attention and praise of serious readers, who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pinkerton, Helen.
Taken in faith.
Athens : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002018765
(OCoLC)48876627
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Pinkerton
ISBN: 9780804040082 0804040087
OCLC Number: 606845704
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 129 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Coast Hillside --
Pool --
Subjectivity --
Red-Tailed Hawk --
Nature Note: The California Poison Oak --
Elegy at Beaverhead County, Montana --
Point Lobos, 1950 --
Return --
Holy Sonnets --
Error Pursued --
Romantic Eros --
Autumn Drought --
Celebration --
Visible and Invisible --
Three Poems from Michelangelo --
Degrees of Shade --
Indecision --
Good Friday --
Gift --
For an End --
On the Two Marys in a Fresco of the Crucifixion --
On Emily Dickinson --
For Edgar Bowers --
Melvilliana --
Original Sin --
Sierra Nevada Hike --
Epigrams --
Literary Theorist --
On a Painting by Todd Price of the 16th Michigan Infantry on Little Round Top, July 2, 1863 --
Lemuel Shaw's Meditation --
Melville's Letter to William Clark Russell --
Alike and Yet Unlike: General Richard Taylor Writes to Henry Adams --
Crossing the Pedregal --
On an Early Cycladic Harpist (2600-2500 B.C.) in the J. Paul Getty Museum --
On an Early Cycladic Harpist (2500 B.C.) in the Archaeological Museum in Athens --
On an Attic Red-Figured Amphora (490 B.C.) by the "Berlin Painter" in the Metropolitan Museum --
On the Jamb-Statues of the Portail Royal (1150) of Chartres Cathedral --
On the Virgin and Child Carved in Oak (Auvergne, 1150-1200) in the Metropolitan Museum --
On Dieric Bouts's Virgin and Child (1460) in the California Palace of the Legion of Honor --
On Durer's Etching of Pilate Washing His Hands (1512) --
On Breughel the Elder's The Harvesters (1565) in the Metropolitan Museum --
On Caravaggio's Conversion of St. Paul (1600) in Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome --
On Rembrandt's Etching of Joseph Telling His Dream --
On Rembrandt's Self-Portrait (1658) in the Frick Museum --
On Vermeer's Young Woman with a Water Jug (1658) in the Metropolitan Museum --
On Watteau's Pilgrimage to Cythera (1717) in the Louvre --
On Jan van Huysum's Vase of Flowers (1722) in the J. Paul Getty Museum --
On G.B. Tiepolo's Etching Adoration of the Magi (1753) in the Stanford Museum --
On Goya's Duel with Cudgels (ca. 1820), a "Black Painting" in the Prado --
On the Southworth and Hawes Daguerreotype of Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Lemuel Shaw (1851) --
On Fitz Hugh Lane's Approaching Storm, Owl's Head, 1860 --
On Erastus Salisbury Field's The Israelites Crossing the Red Sea (1863?) --
On Winslow Homer's Moonlight on Water (1895) in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art --
On Blakelock's Moonlit Landscape in the de Young Museum --
On Gary Melchers's Writing (1905) in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art --
On Leonard Baskin's Etching Benevolent Angel.
Responsibility: Helen Pinkerton ; afterword by Timothy Steele.

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In 1967, Yvor Winters wrote of Helen Pinkerton, "she is a master of poetic style and of her material. No poet in English writes with more authority." Unfortunately, in 1967 mastery of poetic style  Read more...

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"Her poetry, in form and in content, is both traditional and original. In the best sense of the word, it is poetic." -- John Baxter, in Sequoia "However belated the publication of this book, time is Read more...

 
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