Randall Jarrell And His Age
by Stephen Burt (Goodreads Author)
Randall Jarrell (1914-1965) was the most influential poetry critic of his generation. This book examines all of Jarrell's work, incorporating new research such as previously undiscovered essays and poems. Other books have examined Jarrell's poetry in biographical or formal terms, but none have considered both his aesthetic choices and their social contexts. Burt situates t...more
Hardcover, 291 pages
Published December 12th 2002 by Columbia University Press
(first published December 5th 2002)
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I write books about poetry, essays on other people’s poems, books of my own poems, and shorter pieces about poems, poets, poetry, comics, science-fiction writers, political controversies, obscure pop groups, and the WNBA.
My published books are: Close Calls With Nonsense: Reading New Poetry (Graywolf, Spring 2009), The Forms of Youth: Adolescence and 20th Century Poetry (Columbia University Press,...more