Randall Jarrell and His Age
Columbia University Press, 2005 M04 6 - 320 páginas
Randall Jarrell (1914–1965) was the most influential poetry critic of his generation. He was also a lyric poet, comic novelist, translator, children's book author, and close friend of Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, Hannah Arendt, and many other important writers of his time. Jarrell won the 1960 National Book Award for poetry and served as poetry consultant to the Library of Congress. Amid the resurgence of interest in Randall Jarrell, Stephen Burt offers this brilliant analysis of the poet and essayist.
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... hand and unconsciousness, merging (with mother figures) on the other. Alan Williamson has already found just such choices at the core of Jarrell's work.7 Some of Jarrell's best interpreters were his contemporaries. Reviews, letters, and ...
... 1926 Randall returned to California to live with his paternal grandparents (“Mama” and “Pop”) in a big Los Angeles household along with Randall's great-grandmother (“Dandeen”). The first surviving documents in Randall's hand are a.
Stephanie Burt. (“Dandeen”). The first surviving documents in Randall's hand are a long series of letters from that year, written to his mother in Tennessee. These chatty letters make clear that young Randall enjoyed himself with “Mama ...
... way people like these talk; the intelligence, society, vocabulary all surprisingly low.” On the other hand “People are surprisingly friendly, and I've had not a single unkind word spoken to me yet; though I've heard some.
... hands or he stood by her, entwining his arm in the curve of her shawl” (quoted in Quinn, Randall Jarrell 133). In Greensboro, Randall finished his first books of prose —Poetry and the Age (1953) and Pictures from an Institution (1954) ...