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Marianne Moore - American Writers 50

Marianne Moore - American Writers 50: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1965
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Marianne Moore - American Writers 50
    Book Description:

    Marianne Moore. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5191-7
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Marianne Moore
    (pp. 5-46)

    We know this poet by her voice, by her “astonishing in-vention in a single mode,” by her delicate, taxing technique; we know her for the “relentless accuracy” of her eye.

    This is Marianne Moore, ironist, moralist, fantasist.

    She was born in 1887 in St. Louis, Missouri, and has written of herself that she is a Presbyterian and was brought up in the home of her grandfather, the Reverend John R. Warner, who was for twenty-seven years the pastor of Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in St, Louis, that her brother was a chaplain in the Navy for forty and more years, and...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 47-48)