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Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Willard Spiegelman


This volume is a collection of critical work on poetry, offering chapters that span an entire career and chart a changing relationship to an elusive form. The book takes the measure of a wide spectrum of poetry, ranging from the Romantic era to the present, through an examination of those poets whose language, formal experiments, and music have been a constant fascination. The book takes a tour of the rich and diverse landscape of British and American poetry, as it provides readings of works by William Wordsworth, John Keats, Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, and John Ashbery, to name just a fe ... More

Keywords: poetry, Romantic era, poets, language, formal experiments, music, British, American

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195368130
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Willard Spiegelman, author
Duwaine E Hughes Jr. Distinguished Professor of English