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Tradition and the individual poem : an inquiry into anthologies

Author: Anne Ferry
Publisher: Stanford (Calif.) Stanford University Press 2001
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A theoretical, historical, and critical inquiry, this book looks at the assumptions anthologies are predicated on, how they are put together, the treatment of the poems in them, and the effects their  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Ferry
ISBN: 0804742359 9780804742351
OCLC Number: 1014871746
Description: 289 p. 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: questions and premises; Part I. What Makes an Anthology: 1. Anthologies as a kind; 2. The disposition of the space; 3. The anthologist in the poem; Part II. What Makes an Anthology-Piece: 4. 'Echoing song': Elizabethan and seventeenth-century poems; 5. 'A darkling plain': public poems of 1770, 1867, 1955; 6. 'The poet of 'the fish'': the anthologizing of Elizabeth Bishop; Part III. What Poets Make of anthologies: 7. Poets as anthology readers; 8. Poets as anthology makers; Coda: T. S. Eliot's imaginary anthology; Notes; Indices.
Responsibility: Anne Ferry.


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"Anne Ferry. . . . won a prize for The Title to the Poem and deserves one for her new book, Tradition and the Individual Poem: An Inquiry into Anthologies." -- </I>Chronique Read more...

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