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Echoing Wood of Theodore Roethke

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ISBN-10: 1400869951

ISBN-13: 9781400869954

Edition: 1976

Authors: Jenijoy Labelle

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A poet's tradition provides him with a sense of community that may be regarded as a necessary condition for poetry. Jenijoy La Belle, who studied with Roethke, here describes the cultural tradition that he defined and created for himself. In so doing, she demonstrates how an understanding of Roethke's sources and the influences on his work is essential for its interpretation.The author considers the sources of Roethke's poetry and the influence on him of a wide circle of poets including T. S. Eliot, Yeats, Whitman, Wordsworth, Smart, Donne, Sir John Davies, and Dante. In addition, she traces the changes in Roethke's response to his literary past as he moves from his early lyrics to his…    
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List price: $140.75
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/8/2015
Pages: 190
Language: English