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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (1): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Jeffrey Gutierrez jgutierr@bu.edu The Selected Letters of John Berryman . Edited by Coleman Philip McRae Calista . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2020 . 726 pages. © 2023 Hofstra University 2023 Teaching at Harvard in early 1942 and about to have...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Berryman’s construction of a “language of crisis” (16), a poetic mode in which “autobiography became apocalypse” (17). Gelpi thus restores Lowell to his former primacy in the poetic constellation, and he grants to Berryman a prominence he never quite attained before. These are useful corrections...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... imprint.) “He mutter spiffy,” was part of John Berryman’s qualified tribute (“So Long? Stevens”; Dream Song 219) to Stevens. The useful tendency of these books is to place before us a poet that matters rather than one who mutters. Works cited Berryman, John. His Toy, His Dream, His Rest. London...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 179–209.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Merrill admired the generation of poets that included Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman, and Robert Lowell, but Bishop s poetry seemed to him the best model for a younger poet. He preferred Bishop’s “lucid, intimate tone of voice” (Prose 155) to that of Lowell and Berryman, and the “human...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Millay, Helene Johnson, and Louise Bogan; Robert Lowell, John Berryman, and Theodore Roethke); as well as chapters on authors grouped by all of those things as well as their readings of each other (Elizabeth Bishop and Randall Jarrell). The final section, “Beyond Modernism: American Poetry, 1950–2000...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (2): 150–173.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Home,” Merrill’s reflection on the emotional patterns he finds in his parents’ lives shows him that hq has ironically kept the commandment to “honor and obey” them—”at least, inversely” (CP 199)—through his own failures to love. As in Lowell, Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Merrill’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2007
...: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic. Charlottesville: U ofVirginia P, 1999. Vendler, Helen. “Herbert and Modern Poetry: A Response.” George Herbert in the Nineties: Reflections and Reassessments. Ed. Jonathan F. S. Post and Sidney...