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Title:
Dreamers of dreams : essays on poets and poetry
Author:
Simon, John Ivan.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago : I.R. Dee, 2001.
Physical Description:
xxi, 265 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
On making the masterpiece -- Laura Riding and her traveling circus -- Robed in images : the memoirs of James Merrill -- Partying on Parnassus : the New York school of poets -- Wilde the poet -- "When the ecstatic body grips" -- First-class mail : a wit and his world -- Squaring the circle : Stéphane Mallarmé -- Rimbaud, the anarchic demiurge -- A great, baggy monster: Rilke's "Duino elegies" -- Death fugues : the poems of Paul Celan -- Anna Akhmatova -- Brodsky in retrospect -- On translation -- Traduttore, traditore, or, The tradition of traducing -- Victimized Verlaine.
ISBN:
9781566634137
Format :
Book