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Coming of age as a poet

Milton, Keats, Eliot, Plath

by Helen Hennessy Vendler

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries
    • Subjects:
    • Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Plath, Sylvia -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • English poetry -- History and criticism,
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Maturation (Psychology) in literature,
    • English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementHelen Vendler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR502 .V46 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3561587M
      ISBN 100674010248
      LC Control Number2002027287

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“In Coming of Age as a Poet, Vendler chooses one breakthrough poem by each of four poets--Milton, Keats, Eliot, and Plath. Through close readings of their structure, imagery, and scansion, she shows how these poems mark each poet's mastery of a unique voice The clarity and expert analysis of all four poems could engage even a casual reader, while the breadth of Cited by: 5.

By looking at the precedents, circumstances, and artistry of the first perfect poems composed by John Milton, John Keats, T.

Eliot, and Sylvia Plath, Coming of Age as a Poet offers rare To find a personal style is, for a writer, to become adult; and to write one's first "perfect" poem--a poem that wholly and successfully embodies that style--is to come of age as a poet/5. By looking at the precedents, circumstances, and artistry of the first perfect poems composed by John Milton, John Keats, T.

Eliot, and Sylvia Plath, Coming of Age as a Poet offers rare insight into this mysterious process, and into the indispensable period of learning and experimentation that precedes such poetic achievement.

In Coming of Age as a Poet, a collection of four essays, Vendler looks at the point in the lives of four poets when they came into their own maturity as poets, found their discourses, the styles and the voices that would make them immortal Vendler shows them on their vulnerable ascents to greatness.

Coming of Age as a Poet [Helen Hennessy Vendler]. To find a personal style is, for a writer, to become adult; and to write one's first "perfect" poem--a poem that wholly and successfully embodies that style--is to come of age as a poet.

By looking aAuthor: Helen Hennessy Vendler. In other words he has yet, in Helen Vendler's phrase, to "come of age as a poet", is still serving his arduous apprenticeship. It is with "The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock Author: Guardian Staff. Fiction / Coming of Age.

Poet Ocean Vuong’s highly anticipated debut novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, takes the form of a letter from a young writer to his illiterate mother. The writer, who goes by the nickname Little Dog and whose life. Parents need to know that Elizabeth Acevedo's New York Times best-seller The Poet X is the winner of the Printz Award.

It's a coming-of-age story about a first-generation Dominican American teen, Xiomara, growing up as a thoroughly American young woman with a developed body in a deeply religious (Catholic) immigrant home.5/5. In her newest book, a memoir entitled Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties, the topic is aging, but she looks well beyond the physical tolls and explores the emotional ones as well.

And she has had an extraordinary life: governor, ambassador, feminist, wife, mother, professor, poet, and much, much more.

Adrienne Su, ‘ Adolescence ’. We’ll conclude this pick of great coming-of-age poems with one titled, aptly enough, ‘Adolescence’, by the American poet Adrienne Su (born ). The poem wonderfully captures the uncertainties we feel when getting ready to embark upon adult life.

The 50 Greatest Coming-of-Age Novels. Summer's Almost Over Just Like Your Childhood (Sorry) The end of summer is traditional coming of age time. Your new best friend is going home. Your new boyfriend starts pretending not to know you. Your parents discover your secret hiding place and turn it into a mudroom.

Jacqueline Woodson. out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook. $ Free with Audible trial. Bronx Masquerade. out of 5 stars Light Filters In: Poems. Caroline Kaufman. out of 5 stars Cast Away: Poems for Our Time. Naomi Shihab Nye. Poetry Speaks Who I Am: Poems of Discovery, out of 5 stars A Wreath for Emmett Till.

There are some books that just stay with us, no matter how many decades ago we read them. In some cases, they gave voice to our lives and articulated our coming-of-age. Now, a few are showing up in our teenagers' high school literature classes, which, we suppose, technically makes them -- and us -- history.

Vendler, Helen. Coming of Age as a Poet. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. $ hc. Eliot once remarked that the apparent purpose of Arthur Symons's Studies of Elizabethan Drama was to "expose" the reader to a "faithful record of the impressions, more numerous or more refined than our own, upon a mind more sensitive than our own.".

Born in and brought up in Cardiff, Abse has published 14 books of poetry; much of his work draws on his Welsh roots and Jewish inheritance. His most recent collection is New Selected Poems. Instead, the novel proposes that part of a young person’s coming-of-age journey should necessarily include asking questions about the belief systems that they were raised with, and ultimately figuring out how to combine those teachings with their own personal beliefs.

She always writes poems. This summer she’ s starting a novel. It’ s in trouble already. The characters are easy — a girl and her friend who is a girl and the boy down the block with his.

Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties  takes a close and incisive look at what it is like to grow old. The book is a memoir, yet most important of all, it is an honest and positive look at aging and how it has affected her life. Praise for the work and writing of Madeleine Kunin.

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A common coming of age theme revolves around how a preteen or teen discovers something important about a parent. This could be a secret from her past, a health issue or a personal goal. Parents might admit to not being in love and wanting a divorce or deciding to change careers and move the family across the county.

25 Of The Best Poetry Books For Teens. W. B. Yeats, Dorothy Parker, Jane Kenyon, and many more, including teenage writers and up-and-coming poets. Engle evokes the voice of this book-loving feminist and abolitionist who bravely resisted an arranged marriage at the age of fourteen, and was ultimately courageous enough to fight against.Rare is the poet who lives to old age but does not write about it.

Most view aging as a loss--of vigor, health, and love. Some poets yearn for their youth or pity their shriveling bodies.

William Butler Yeats ’s "When You Are Old" depicts old age with regret.In genre studies, a coming-of-age story is a genre of literature, film, and video that focuses on the growth of a protagonist from youth to adulthood (" coming of age "). Coming-of-age stories tend to emphasize dialogue or internal monologue over action, and are often set in the past.