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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 349–357.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of prose. True to form, as it were, he highlights the seeming transparency of a prose format, noting how the typographic rectangle has become so predictable, ubiquitous, and neutral that it now appears, if we notice it at all, as the natural look of language in books. While it is often asserted...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 153–171.
Published: 01 September 2010
... cultural vehicle distin- guished itself from the middlebrow slicks like the Atlantic, which were cast as having betrayed poetry for prose. Brinkman makes much of the way Poetry centered poems on the page and tried, insofar as possible, to feel like a book—in fact, an art book. For these reasons...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 125–144.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of rewriting . . . literary history, claiming for his generation the search for hard positive subject matter when actually it belonged to Pound s. In another late prose piece Yeats also asserted that English poetry had followed his lead in making the language of poetry coincide with that of passionate...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 391–415.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Lee Bartlett Duke University Press 2002 18 Poetry: The 1940s to the Present Lee Bartlett i Poets’ Prose Two of the year’s more significant books are not critical per se, but posthumously published prose by two poets: The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (Anchor...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 111–131.
Published: 01 September 2021
... understanding of lan- guage to a connection between signs and the systems governing them. As early as his article Raphaelite Latin his rst published piece of prose Pound criticized the narrowness of philological study on the Archie Henderson and Christopher McVey German model. In the contemporary rivalry...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 343–371.
Published: 01 September 2015
... (see AmLS 2006, pp. 391–92), Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters Jeff Westover 347 (AmLS 2008, pp. 388–89), Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell (AmLS 2008, pp. 395–97), Elizabeth Bishop and the New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 369–398.
Published: 01 September 2007
... contributions by Karen Jacobs and Michael North, have largely emphasized the relation of prose to the image, the poem as a “significant form” that aspires to the “objectively perfect” (in Louis Zukofsky’s phrases) here attains a place of privilege, and the 1930s are seen to be a very productive...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 387–408.
Published: 01 September 2009
... prose, Holcomb does from time to time delve into important poems. He reads “Moscow” in the context of McKay’s other city poems (“White City,” “Dawn in New York for example, to show how homoeroticism and Red radicalism are combined in the poem. The most interesting treatments of poems here...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 327–347.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., prose, and letters, for example, erase the political agency of reformist and radical Brazilians and people of color [and] the president of Brazil, Chinese communists, and farmers like Manuelzinho from the eponymous poem are portrayed as corrupt, fearsome, or just contemptible. However, he argues...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 361–390.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., in part because Beach s introduction defines the range and scope of avant- garde production in the broadest terms, as breaking down formal boundaries between poetry and prose, criticism and creative writing, theory and practice Organized around four headingsissues of syn- tax/speech pattern/experience...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 425–474.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., is a threat which runs through her poetry and prose. Seashores and coasts are a very frequent topic in recent Bishop criticism—too frequent I am beginning to feel—but then again Bishop herself remarked in a late interview, ‘‘I like the sea and places on the seashore. . . . I am always looking...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): vii–ix.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the letters, punctuated by his hearty laughter about critical idiocies and by outbursts of passion directed at some recent and particularly egregious craziness in human behavior. Bob was the epitome of the editor. He respected the authors whose prose he was reviewing and insisted on showing them...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 September 2017
...- ment with social and political thought remains strong as well with a special issue of Nineteenth-Century Prose dedicated to Fuller and several strong essays on Theodore Parker. i  Ralph Waldo Emerson a. Editions and Reference  Ronald A. Bosco and Joel Myerson have collected Emerson’s major...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 365–386.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Frost’s prose, The Collected Prose of Robert Frost, ed. Mark Richardson (Harvard). During his lifetime Frost successfully resisted efforts by his friends to persuade him to publish a collection of his prose. As Rich- ardson notes, this resistance seems to have even outlived the poet: there were...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 407–432.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Civil War orphans. In the same year she also completed her prose poem “The Hanging of the Mouse,” whose depiction of casual slaughter, Ellis suggests, evokes the Spanish Civil War. He also argues that several of Bishop’s hyphenated creatures in her fable poems of the 1930s “represent...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 31–47.
Published: 01 September 2020
... is at the center of the book, Sanborn nevertheless speaks comprehensively of and through the full range of Melville s works, sometimes juxtaposing passages and allowing them simply to speak for themselves and sometimes detailing the peculiarity and power of Melville s prose and verse with startling precision...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Whitman tried out in the Eagle as well as some items of journalism identified by Loving and others, remains the best resource for scholars interested in Whitman’s ‘‘other career Many of the thematic concerns covered in these fascinat- ing writings crop up later in the poems and prose: democratic...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 177–194.
Published: 01 September 2011
... way inform or improve it—and the field has consequently morphed into new formulations of tired positions: that William Faulkner was a racist, a humanist, a modernist, a dabbler in pop culture, a prose stylist. In a more positive turn of events, critical attention has turned to products of his...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 545–555.
Published: 01 September 2010
... only once in the more than 550 pages of text, quoted for deeming Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show “genuine.” Other writers are also mentioned as briefly, for example in the comment that Frederic Remington’s illustrations “played counterpoint to the prose of the best of contemporary Western...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 349–377.
Published: 01 September 2014
... as “The Elizabeth Bishop Phenomenon” was but a prelude to the avalanche of books and articles—over 25 of the latter this year—that makes “keeping up” with Bishop scholarship a Herculean task. Recent editions of her poetry, prose, and correspondence have added over 1,000 pages to her published writing...