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The Regenerate Lyric
by Elisa New
In her book The Regenerate Lyric, Elisa New presents a major revision of the accepted historical account of Emerson as the source of the American poetic tradition. New challenges the majority opinion that Emerson not only overthrew New England religious orthodoxy but founded a poetic tradition that fundamentally renounced that orthodoxy in favor of a secular, Romantic ...more
Hardcover, 290 pages
Published October 29th 2014 by Cambridge University Press
(first published May 28th 1993)
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Another excellent book in the galaxy of books created by the thousand students of the genius Allen Grossman, who for almost four decades was the Paul Proswimmer Professor of Poetry and Poetic Structures at Brandeis University.