Coming of Age as a Poet by Helen Vendler
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Coming of Age as a Poet
By Helen Vendler

Coming of Age as a Poet

Milton, Keats, Eliot, Plath

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Coming of Age as a Poet by Helen Vendler

Book Description

By looking at the precedents, circumstances, and artistry of the first-perfect poems composed by John Milton, John Keats, T. S. Eliot, and Sylvia Plath, this text offers insight into the mysterious process that precedes poetic achievement.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674013834
ISBN-10: 0674013832
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 7-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Helen Vendler

Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar by Helen Vendler Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, Hardback (May 2015)

One of our foremost commentators examines the work of a broad range of English, Irish, and American poets. Helen Vendler's essays, book reviews, and occasional prose from the past two decades, taken together, are an eloquent plea for the centrality--in humanistic study and modern culture--of poetry's subversive, sustaining, and demanding legacy.

Dickinson by Helen Vendler Dickinson, Paperback (November 2012)

Seamus Heaney, Denis Donoghue, William Pritchard, Harold Bloom, and many others have praised the author as one of the most attentive readers of poetry. In this title, she turns her illuminating skills as a critic to 150 selected poems of Emily Dickinson. She serves as a guide, considering the stylistic and imaginative features of the poems.

Imagination and Logos by Helen Vendler Imagination and Logos, Hardback (November 2010)

Explores interdisciplinary approaches to the poetics, intertexts, and influence of the work of C P Cavafy (Konstantinos Kavafis), one of the most important twentieth-century European poets.

Last Looks, Last Books by Helen Vendler Last Looks, Last Books, Hardback (March 2010)

Examines the ways in which five great modern American poets, writing their final books, try to find a style that does justice to life and death alike. This title focuses on the books: "The Rock", "Ariel", "Day by Day", "Geography III" and "A Scattering of Salts".

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Author Biography - Helen Vendler

Helen Vendler is A. Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard University.

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