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Women poets and the American sublime by Joanne Feit Diehl

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History.,
  • Sublime, The, in literature.,
  • Sex role in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-193) and index.

StatementJoanne Feit Diehl.
SeriesEverywoman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS310.S87 D54 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2218823M
ISBN 10025331741X
LC Control Number89045859

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—The Women's Review of BooksEmploying current work in gender studies, psychoanalysis, and literary criticism and focusing on Emily Dickinson, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, Sylvia Plath, and. Text Preview. Joanne Diehl has two primary goals: she intends to delineate a gender-identified poetics and to offer a textual analysis of poems by Emily Dickinson, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, Sylvia Plath, and Adrienne Rich. Diehl argues that these women poets have revised the notion of the Sublime in order to give themselves access to its power. The American Sublime. Mary Arensberg. SUNY Press, Jan 1, - Poetry - pages. 0 Reviews. American poetics has been radicalized in recent years by revisionist theories which replay and ground. American Sublime: Poems. by. Elizabeth Alexander. Rating details ratings 27 reviews. A brilliant new collection by Elizabeth Alexander, whose "poems bristle with the irresistible quality of a world seen fresh" (Rita Dove, The Washington Post) Too many people have seen too much. and lived to tell, or not tell, or tell/5.

out of 5 stars The "Sublime" in Elizabeth Alexander's American Sublime Reviewed in the United States on March 1, I have been an avid reader of Elizabeth Alexander poetry work since I discovered her first book, The Venus Hottentot, over a decade by: 1. American poetics has been radicalized in recent years by revisionist theories which replay and ground poets against their Romantic precursors. Beginning with the sublime politics of Emerson and ending with women poets who renounce the authority of gender, The American Sublime represents the various modes of recent critical thinking. “ American Sublime will surely be an important, influential, and productively controversial book, and it will interest and stimulate readers in American literature, poetics, literary criticism, and theory—and also, I am confident, will spark a good deal of discussion and debate among theorists of modernism and post-modernism.”—William E.   American Sublime is Elizabeth Alexander’s fourth collection of poetry, and was one of three finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. You might recognize her poem.

Title: Women poets and the American sublime: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Diehl JF: Call Number: PSS87E54   In addition, she has published five books of poems: The Venus Hottentot (), Body of Life (), Antebellum Dream Book (), American Sublime (), which was one of three finalists for the Pulitzer Prize and was one of the American Library Association’s “Notable Books of the Year;” and her first young adult collection (co-authored with Marilyn Nelson), Miss Crandall’s School . Print book: Poetry: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Women poets, American -- 20th century. Women poets, American.   Leaves of Grass and Other Writings by Walt Whitman (Norton, $22). Whitman's poetry defines what is American and not European in our national literary tradition. Its .