Cover of: Selected essays and reviews | Hayden Carruth

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Table of Contents

Dr. Williams's Paterson
Stevens as essayist
Write little; do it well
Without the inventions of sorrow
To fashion the transitory
The closest permissible approximation
Poets without prophecy
Multiple disguises
Pursy Windhum Lucigen
Upon which to rejoice
Ezra Pound and the great style
Materials from life
Delmore, 1913-1966
A meaning of Robert Lowell
A turn in the rhyme
Melancholy monument
Spenser and his modern critics
The writer's situation
A focus, a crown
Poet of civility
Seriousness and the inner poem
Fallacies of silence
A location of J.V. Cunningham
Robert Frost
The sun's progeny
Italian sensibility
Pact of blood
The question of poetic form
The act of love : poetry and personality
The man in the box at Walden
Our man in Twit'nam
Three notes on the versewriting of Alexander Pope
Chants, oracles, body-rhythms
The spirit of Lo Lenga d'òc
Notes on meter
Notes on metaphor
With respect to the infuriating pervasiveness of optimism
Paul Goodman and the grand community
Richard Hugo
David Ignatow
Tom McGrath is harvesting the snow
The blues as poetry
Mystery and expressiveness
Duncan's dream
What does organic mean
Emily Dickinson's unexpectedness
Essays for Wendell
James Laughlin
The nature of art
Further note on Lear
God sniffed and said.

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Dewey Decimal Class 811.009
Library of Congress PS305 .C35 1995

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Pagination 363 p. ;
Number of pages 363

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Open Library OL24766854M
Internet Archive selectedessaysre00carr
ISBN 10 1556591071
ISBN 13 9781556591075
LC Control Number 95004425
OCLC/WorldCat 32666113

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