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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 81–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Anthony Cuda Abstract Despite a wealth of new primary-source publications and archival discoveries, many scholars persist in the belief that midcentury poets like Randall Jarrell rejected their modernist predecessors in a quest for originality and novelty. This article demonstrates, on the contrary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 276–277.
Published: 01 September 1956
... habit of presentation in the works of seven poets: Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Hart Crane, T. S. Eliot, Randall Jarrell, and W. B. Yeats. Her best essays are those which treat poets in whom the device of metamorphosis is an informing principle of structure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 275–276.
Published: 01 September 1956
... to indicate an emotional complex. ‘In this book she studies this poetic habit of presentation in the works of seven poets: Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Hart Crane, T. S. Eliot, Randall Jarrell, and W. B. Yeats. Her best essays are those which treat poets in whom the device...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 301–303.
Published: 01 September 1980
... when he set in action any number of opposites; as Randall Jarrell, one of Lowell’s best critics and friends, has observed, “The poems understand the world as a sort of conflict of opposites Yet while Jarrell speaks easily of poems that “understand the world,” Lowell is more circumspect. One...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 303–306.
Published: 01 September 1980
... when he set in action any number of opposites; as Randall Jarrell, one of Lowell’s best critics and friends, has observed, “The poems understand the world as a sort of conflict of opposites Yet while Jarrell speaks easily of poems that “understand the world,” Lowell is more circumspect. One...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 1956
..., Randall Jarrell, and William Butler Yeats. New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 1955. Pp. 263. $4.50. ENGLISH Adams, Hazard. Blake and Yeats : The Contrary Vision. Ithaca: Cornell Uni- versity Studies in English, XL, 1955. Pp. xi + 328. $5.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 172–180.
Published: 01 June 1972
... of the poem, but thor- oughly illuminating what he covers. He counters Randall Jarrell’s charge of “Organization of Irrelevance”: “Such organization,” says Jar- rell, “is ex post fucto organization: if something is somewhere, one can I J.4u.1~~E:. I%K.~ESI,I~. William Carlos Williams...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 89–91.
Published: 01 March 1956
.... Eliot, Hart Crane, Randall Jarrell, and William Butler Yeats. New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 1955. Pp. 263. $4.50. ENGLISH Adams, Hazard. Blake and Yeats : The Contrary Vision. Ithaca: Cornell Uni- versity Studies in English, XL, 1955. Pp. xi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 March 1954
... Poets have stressed the emotional power of the poem as constituting its main power. Randall Jarrell, one of the most gifted and most lucidly critical of these poets, shrewdly 6 Romanticism and French Literature Today detected in modernist poetry (that of Pound, Tate, Stevens, Cum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 136–141.
Published: 01 March 1970
..., “Ameri- can Fiction and French Literary Existentialism”; Joseph Blotner, “William Faulkner, Committee Chairman”; Robert Humphrey, “Randall Jarrell’s Po- etry”; “Leon Howard: Check-List of Publications, 1930-1968.” Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 402–408.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Writers, 1989. xiii + 336 pp. $24.95. Porte, Joel (editor). New Essays on “The Portrait of a Lady.” Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, The American Novel, 1990. ix + 166 pp. $19.95, cloth; $8.95, paper. ‘ Pritchard, William H. Randall Jarrell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 March 1971
.... Randall Jarrell points the way to this aspect of Stevens’s attitude: In Harmonium he still loves America best when he can think of it as wilderness, naturalness, pure potentiality (he treats with especial sympathy Negroes, Mexican Indians, and anybody else he can con- sider wild...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 423–438.
Published: 01 December 1968
... relevance. Pound’s usefulness, it is true to say, is virtually confined to the prB vision of the slogan. Randall Jarrell uses this slogan in discussing the work of Marianne Moore, and in doing so indicates its status as a slogan by deliberately misquoting it: Pound wrote one famous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 June 2010
... by advertising executives for the sake of a perva- sive commodification of pleasure. Inspired by Randall Jarrell’s depiction, in his poem “Next Day,” of a woman proceeding down a supermarket aisle of incongruously named washing products, Potkay observes drily, “ ‘Joy,’ a Procter and Gamble product...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 June 2010
... conclusion, is that its name has been misappropriated by advertising executives for the sake of a perva- sive commodification of pleasure. Inspired by Randall Jarrell’s depiction, in his poem “Next Day,” of a woman proceeding down a supermarket aisle of incongruously named washing products, Potkay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 218–222.
Published: 01 June 2010
... by advertising executives for the sake of a perva- sive commodification of pleasure. Inspired by Randall Jarrell’s depiction, in his poem “Next Day,” of a woman proceeding down a supermarket aisle of incongruously named washing products, Potkay observes drily, “ ‘Joy,’ a Procter and Gamble product...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 222–225.
Published: 01 June 2010
... by Randall Jarrell’s depiction, in his poem “Next Day,” of a woman proceeding down a supermarket aisle of incongruously named washing products, Potkay observes drily, “ ‘Joy,’ a Procter and Gamble product that allows me to clean my dishes cheaply and efficiently, is the instrumental cause of a mild...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 226–228.
Published: 01 June 2010
... conclusion, is that its name has been misappropriated by advertising executives for the sake of a perva- sive commodification of pleasure. Inspired by Randall Jarrell’s depiction, in his poem “Next Day,” of a woman proceeding down a supermarket aisle of incongruously named washing products, Potkay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Davis’s useful anthology serves as a reminder that the New Criticism included a mix of transitional figures, including writer-­critics like Eliot and Ezra Pound and non- academic or marginally academic critics like Blackmur and Randall Jarrell (Prais- ing It New: The Best of the New Criticism [Athens...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 156–173.
Published: 01 June 1982
... neglected chances.”l:3 The ‘1 Maxzmen, nos. 279 and 314, cited and translated in Rene Wellek, A Hzstoi? of i\lodeir~ Crztzczsm: 1750-1950, I (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1955),2 11. Goethe’s distinction between allegory and symbolism has had a long currency: Randall Jarrell applied...