Poetry and fiction: essays.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nemerov, Howard.
Format: Book
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1963], [©1963]
Table of Contents:
  • The swaying form
  • The marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta
  • The two gentlemen of Verona
  • Poetry and life: Lord Byron
  • The muse's interest
  • The poet and the copy-writer: A dialogue
  • The dream of reason
  • The poetry of Wallace Stevens
  • The bread of faithful speech
  • Summer's flare and winter's flaw
  • The current of the frozen stream
  • The poetry of Robert Graves
  • MacLeish and Viereck
  • A wild civility
  • On Shapiro, Roethke, Winters
  • On Longfellow
  • The generation of violence
  • The poetry of Reed Whittemore
  • The poems of Weldon Kees
  • The careful poets and the reckless ones
  • Seven poets and the language
  • Younger poets: The lyric difficulty
  • Composition and fate in the short novel
  • Calculation raised to mystery
  • The morality of art
  • The ills from missing dates
  • The discovery of Cozzens
  • Fiction chronicle
  • Themes and methods in the early stories of Thomas Mann
  • Thomas Mann's Faust novel
  • Across the woods and into the trees
  • A survey of criticism
  • Iniquity it is; but pass the can
  • The Purgatorio as drama
  • Public services and pointing hands
  • A few bricks from Babel
  • The golden compass needle.