Castings: Monuments and Monumentality in Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, James Merrill, Derek Walcott, and Seamus Hean
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BeschreibungMonuments certify a cultures present by securing its past and pledge its future. They assume arts power to maintain whats held in common by making transient things persistent. This book examines the work of five important postmodern or contemporary poets engaged in the effort to re-imagine monuments in humbler and more provisional but still culturally confirming forms.
PortraitGuy Rotella is professor of English at Northeastern University. He is the author of Reading and Writing Nature: The Poetry of Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, and Elizabeth Bishop and editor of the anthology Critical Essays on James Merrill.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: VANDERBILT UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2004
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten