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Language as being in the poetry of Yvor Winters

by Grosvenor Powell

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Winters, Yvor -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGrosvenor Powell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.I765Z/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,172p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22406733M
    ISBN 100807105856

    A scholarly defense of Poe’s aesthetics. Although Poe was a popular poet among his contemporaries, the eminent Ralph Waldo Emerson scorned him as “The Jingle Man,” and many later readers concurred, including poet and critic Yvor Winters, who attacked Poe’s “obliviousness to the function of intellectual content in poetry.”. Yvor Winters, –, American poet and critic, b. Chicago, educated at the Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Colorado (M.A., ), and Stanford (Ph.D., ). From until his death he was a member of the English department of Stanford. His controversial criticism was based on the thesis that a work of art should be "an act of moral judgment.".

    Janet Loxley Lewis (Aug - November 30 or December 1, ) was an American poet and novelist. Lewis was born in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Chicago, where she was a member of a literary circle that included Glenway Wescott, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, and her future husband, Yvor Winters. She was an active member of the University of Chicago Poetry .   His first book, “The Lovemaker” () had won the Lamont Poetry Prize. “On the basis of that debut volume, Mezey received the Stegner Fellowship at Stanford, but the start of the fall semester found him in Mexico rather than Palo Alto. His new mentor, the rigorously formalist poet Yvor Winters, had to send him money to travel back to the.

    Poet Randall Mann is the author of Complaint in the Garden (), which won the Kenyon Review Prize in Poetry; Breakfast with Thom Gunn (), finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry and the California Book Award; Straight Razor (), finalist for the Lambda Literary Award; and Proprietary () a finalist for the Northern California Book Award and. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Yvor Winters has here collected, with an introduction, the major critical works-Primitivism and Decadence, Maule's Curse, and The Anatomy of Nonsense-of the period in which he worked out his famous and influential critical position.


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Language as being in the poetry of Yvor Winters Paperback – January 1, by Grosvenor Powell (Author)Cited by: 1. Language as being in the poetry of Yvor Winters. [Grosvenor Powell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Yvor Winters; Yvor Winters; Yvor Winters; Yvor Winters: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Grosvenor Powell.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. The Complex of Yvor Winters' Criticism; Thomas Francis Parkinson (). Hart Crane and Yvor Winters; Grosvenor Powell ().

Language as Being in the Poetry of Yvor Winters; Elizabeth Isaacs (). An Introduction to the Poetry of Yvor Winters; Dick Davis (). Wisdom and Wilderness: The Achievement of Yvor Winters; Terry Comito ().

When Yvor Winters’s publisher and friend Alan Swallow hailed him in as the “sage of Palo Alto,” he accurately touched on the paradox of Winters’s career: the isolation in which he became admired as a poet, a teacher, and critic of poetry.

For Winters, who adopted California early in his career as his permanent home, participated in the major poetic and critical movements of. The Complex of Yvor Winters' Criticism () Richard J. Sexton Hart Crane and Yvor Winters () Thomas Francis Parkinson An Introduction to the Poetry of Yvor Winters () Elizabeth Isaacs Language as Being in the Poetry of Yvor Winters () Grosvenor Powell Wisdom and Wilderness: The Achievement of Yvor Winters () Dick Davis.

“Grosvenor Powell’s Language as Being.” Review of Language as Being in the Poetry of Yvor Winters by Grosvenor Powell.

The Southern Review (Autumn ). – “The Poetry of Raymond Oliver.” Review of Entries and To Be Plain by Raymond Oliver, The Southern Review (Winter ). – “Three from the Symposium.”. Grosvenor Powell's in the main excellent book Language as Being in the Poetry of Yvor Winters is chiefly an orderly presentation of the various philosophical presuppositions that underlie Winters's verse.

As Mr Powell points out, Winters was unimpressed by romantic notions that 'the highest function of poetry is the direct expression of. On Octo(Arthur) Yvor Winters was born in Chicago, Illinois.

While studying at the University of Chicago he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and decided to relocate to Santa Fe, New Mexico, for the sake of his health. His early poems. In Defense of Reason: Primitivism and Decadence: a Study of American Experimental Poetry. Maule's Curse: Seven Studies in the History of American Obscurantism.

The Anatomy of Nonsense. The Significance of The Bridge by Hart Crane, Or What are We to Think of Professor X. A Swallow paperbook A Swallow press book: Author: Yvor Winters: Edition: 3.

Arthur Yvor Winters (17 October – 25 January ) was an American poet and literary critic. Life. Winters was born in Chicago, Illinois and he grew up in Eagle Rock, California. He attended the University of Chicago where he was a member of a literary circle that included Glenway Wescott, Elizabeth Madox Roberts and his future wife.

Arthur Yvor Winters (17 October – 25 January ) was an American poet and literary critic. Life Winters was born in Chicago, Illinois and he grew up in Eagle Rock, California. He attended the University of Chicago where he was a member of a literary circle that included Glenway Wescott, Elizabeth Madox Roberts and his future wife Janet Lewis.

- The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. The Magpie's Shadow by Yvor Winters - Poems | Academy of American Poets. Language as being in the poetry of Yvor Winters by Grosvenor Powell (Book) Yvor Winters, an annotated bibliography, by Grosvenor Powell (Book).

It is a surprise to read Winters' "juvenilia" and how it was so influenced by the writers he spent so much of his career as a critic despising (Eliot, Stevens, Sandburg, and Crane); Surprising in how it remains more alive and interesting than the bulk of his verse; those five-but-really-two finger line exercises in which he dedicated himself to being form poetry's /5(4).

The first of the poems in Thom Gunns Collected to really knock me out appears half way through his second book, The Sense of Movement (). In the poem, To Yvor Winters,Gunn pays homage to his former teacher with a portrait of the Stanford professor that compares his training of Airedale terriersan activity that requires boxers vigilance and /5(8).

Yvor Winters was a serious man. A poet and literature critic, Winters ordered his moral and intellectual life to accord with the spiritual discipline of literature.“It behooves us to discover the nature of artistic literature, what it does, how it does it, and how one may evaluate is one of the facts of life, and quite as important a.

5 Responses to “Eros as delusion: Poet Helen Pinkerton tips her hat to Thomas Aquinas (and Yvor Winters)” Carol Apple Says: July 31st, at pm. Thank you for introducing me to Helen Pinkerton. She sounds like a poet I need to explore more. I have been exploring the schools of philosophy and noticing the various split paths.

BOOK REVIEWS Thomas Parkinson The Untranslatable Poetry of Yvor W inters* Until recently, the poetry of Yvor Winters was not completely avail-able. The i edition of his Collected Poems (still in print) and the edition of The Early Poems of Yvor Winters, taken together did not form a complete poems.

Comments about The Empty Hills by Yvor Winters Nick Capozzoli (4/18/ PM) I would call this one of Winter's 'ornate' nostalgic poems, like 'A view of Pasadena From the Hills' or 'The Slow Pacific Swell.'.

An Introduction to the Poetry of Yvor Winters [Isaacs, Elizabeth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An Introduction to the Poetry of Yvor WintersAuthor: Elizabeth Isaacs.

Yvor Winters () spent some of his childhood years in California. He moved to Chicago where he discovered modern poetry through various happy accidents including an encounter with the magazine The Little Review at the age of sixteen.

At the University of Chicago he joined the Poetry Club where he met Janet Lewis, who later became his wife.1 The three substantial books are Grosvenor Powell, Language as Being in the Poetry of Tvor Winters (Baton Rouge, La.

); Dick Davis, Wisdom and Wilderness: The Achievement of Tvor Winters (Athens, Ga. ); and Terry Comito, In Defense of Winters: The Poetry and Prose of Tvor Winters (Madison, Wis. ). I am indebted especially to the.

New York Review Books has reissued John Williams's anthology, English Renaissance Poetry: A Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton to Jonson, which was originally published in the book is available in paperback and Kindle editions.

The critical ideas of Yvor Winters deeply influenced this anthology, although, as is all too common but .