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Yvor Winters

Yvor Winters

Yvor Winters

uncollected essays and reviews

by Yvor Winters

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Published by Allen Lane in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published Chicago: Swallow Press, 1973.

Statementedited and introduced by Francis Murphy.
ContributionsMurphy, Francis.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 320p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15165362M
ISBN 100713907401

A classic is a book, or any other work of art, accepted as being exemplary or noteworthy, for example through an imprimatur such as being listed in a list of great books, or through a reader's personal gh the term is often associated with the Western canon, it can be applied to works of literature, music and art, etc. from all traditions, such as the Chinese classics or the Vedas. Thom Gunn was born in Kent, England to parents who were both journalists. Gunn’s early life was peripatetic; after his parents’ divorce, he traveled with his father to various assignments and attended a number of different schools.

  Dick Davis’s Wisdom and Wilderness () is the most sophisticated, while Elizabeth Issacs’ An Introduction to the Poetry of Yvor Winters() serves as an excellent Archambeau’sLaureates and Heretics() offers an unorthodox but sympathetic account of Winters and his poetic : James Matthew Wilson. Yvor Winters was born in Chicago in and died Palo Alto, California in He was studying at the University of Chicago when he was diagnosed as tubercular and had to relocate to Santa Fe, New Mexico, for his health.

“The collected poems of Yvor Winters”, Swallow Pr 5 Copy quote What I desire of a poem is a clear understanding of motive, and a just evaluation of feeling A poem in the first place should offer us a new ng into being a new experience Verse is more valuable than prose for its rhythms are faster and more highly organised. As part of the ongoing effort of the Ohio University Press/Swallow Press to reintroduce the work of a number of significant twentieth-century poets to a new generation of readers, we are especially enthusiastic about publishing the selected poems of Yvor Winters, whose work and influence was so central to the development of the poetry list at Swallow Press.


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It is unconscionable that he is not better known, however. This book caused much of the storm that swirled about his tendentious and stunning assessments of many of the great by: Yvor Winters is the author of Yvor Winters ( avg rating, 42 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), In Defense of Reason ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 1 /5.

Yvor Winters: The American Literary Rhadamanthus Covering literary news and writings that bear on the literary criticism, philosophy, and poetry of the great but undeservedly obscure American poet and literary critic Yvor Winters. Yvor Winters, –, American poet and critic, b. Chicago, educated at the Univ.

of Chicago, Univ. of Colorado (M.A., ), and Stanford (Ph.D., ). From until his death he was a member of the English department of Stanford. His controversial criticism was based on the thesis that a work of art should be "an act of moral judgment.".

When Yvor Winters’s publisher and friend Alan Swallow hailed him in as the “sage of Palo Alto,” he accurately touched on the paradox of Winters’s career: the isolation in which he became admired as a poet, a teacher, and critic of poetry.

In Winters published one of his first critical essays, "Notes on the Mechanics of the Poetic Image," [ page needed ] in the expatriate literary journal Secession.

That same year he enrolled at the University of Colorado, where he achieved his BA and MA degrees in Read this book on Questia. Yvor Winters has here collected, with an introduction, the major critical works Primitivism and Decadence, Maule's Curse, and The Anatomy of Nonsense of the period in which he worked out his famous and influential critical position.

A “maverick’s maverick,” Yvor Winters chose a poetic path that led him away from the free-verse fashions of his time to champion traditional literary form. This new selection, edited by his former student Thom Gunn, presents all of the essential poems of Winters’ idiosyncratic career, from his early Imagist experiments to his final meditative masterpieces.

In Defense of Reason is a three-volume work of literary criticisms by the American poet and literary critic Yvor Winters. First published inthe book is known for its meticulous study of metrical verse and for its examples of Winters' system of ethical criticism.

The collection consists of three books of critical essays that Winters had written earlier. The first, Primitivism and Decadence: A Study of American Author: Yvor Winters.

On Octo(Arthur) Yvor Winters was born in Chicago, Illinois. While studying at the University of Chicago he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and decided to relocate to Santa Fe, New Mexico, for the sake of his health. His early poems, published in and.

Edwin Arlington Robinson by Winters, Yvor. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at By Yvor Winters About this Poet When Yvor Winters’s publisher and friend Alan Swallow hailed him in as the “sage of Palo Alto,” he accurately touched on the paradox of Winters’s career: the isolation in which he became admired as a poet, a teacher, and critic of poetry.

Winters began, however, as a poet. During his years in sanatoriums, he wrote the majority of the poems that would compose his first two collections, The.

The Function of Criticism: Problems and Exercises brings together five essays by Yvor Winters: Problems for the Modern Critic of Literature, The Audible Reading of Poetry, The Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, Robert Frost, Or the Spiritual Drifter as Poet, and English Literature in /5.July | Harriet Monroe, Morris Gilbert, Louis Golding, Alfred Kreymborg, Rosamond Langbridge, Lola Ridge, A.

Rosenthal, John Wheelock, Anna Wickham, Agnes Lee.Winters’s part Fire Sequence, published in American Caravan inwas a Williams-like exploration in free verse of aspects of this devastated community. The sequence caught the attention of, among others, Hart Crane and Allen Tate.