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ISBN-10: 0060956380

ISBN-13: 9780060956387

Edition: N/A

Authors: Randall Jarrell, Brad Leithauser

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List price: $16.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Randall Jarrell was born in Nashville, Tennessee on May 6, 1914. He earned a bachelor's and master's degrees from Vanderbilt University. His first book of poetry, Blood from a Stranger, was published in 1942. During World War II, he served with the Army Air Force as a control tower operator. His other books of poetry include Little Friend, Little Friend; Losses; and The Lost World. He won the National Book Award in 1961 for The Woman at the Washington Zoo. In addition to writing poetry, he reviewed it during a brief period spent as poetry editor for The Nation. Poetry and the Age and A Sad Heart at the Supermarket are collections of his essays as a poetry critic. His teaching career…    

Introduction
Poets and Poetry
The Obscurity of the Poet
To the Laodiceans
Robert Frost's "Home Burial,"
Paterson by William Carlos Williams
An Introduction to the Selected Poems of William Carlos Williams
A Note on Poetry
The Woman at the Washington Zoo
Some Lines from Whitman
Reflections on Wallace Stevens
Her Shield
Contemporary Poetry Criticism
Texts from Housman
Graves and the White Goddess
Love and Poetry
Changes of Attitude and Rhetoric in Auden's Poetry
From the Kingdom of Necessity
Poets, Critics, and Readers
Fifty Years of American Poetry
A Jarrell Gallery
The Rest of it
The Age of Criticism
On Preparing to Read Kipling
The Taste of the Age
Against Abstract Expressionism
An Unread Book
A Sad Heart at the Supermarket