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Archibald MacLeish - American Writers 99

Archibald MacLeish - American Writers 99: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1971
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Archibald MacLeish - American Writers 99
    Book Description:

    Archibald MacLeish. 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: 978-0-8166-5234-1
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Archibald MacLeish
    (pp. 5-46)

    As a poet and man of letters, Archibald MacLeish has illuminated the most serious problems which the twentieth-century literary artist must face, and at the same time has shown how they may be solved. This is not to say that in his work MacLeish himself has completely solved them; but his achievement has been so generally adequate that his poetry seems likely to survive the present antipoetic age and become an inspiration to happier times. The problems are, of course, derived from that famous romantic alienation from the environment almost two centuries ago, a disorder now apparently aggravated out of...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 47-48)