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Howard Nemerov - American Writers 70

Howard Nemerov - American Writers 70: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1968
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Howard Nemerov - American Writers 70
    Book Description:

    Howard Nemerov. 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: 978-0-8166-5217-4
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Howard Nemerov
    (pp. 5-45)

    There is an instructive passage inJournal of the Fictive Lifein which Howard Nemerov speaks of the sources of poetic power: “I conceive this responsibility of [lyric] poetry to be to great primary human drama, which poets tend to lose sight of because of their privilege of taking close-ups of single moments on the rim of the wheel of the human story. The poet will improve his art who acknowledges the necessity of always returning to that source; he will fail who always writes another poem instead. Hence it has seemed to me that I must attempt to bring...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)