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The Resource Invisible listeners : lyric intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery, Helen Vendler, (electronic resource)

Invisible listeners : lyric intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery, Helen Vendler, (electronic resource)

Label
Invisible listeners : lyric intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery
Title
Invisible listeners
Title remainder
lyric intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery
Statement of responsibility
Helen Vendler
Title variation
Lyric intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When a poet addresses a living person--whether friend or enemy, lover or sister--we recognize the expression of intimacy. But what impels poets to leap across time and space to speak to invisible listeners, seeking an ideal intimacy--George Herbert with God, Walt Whitman with a reader in the future, John Ashbery with the Renaissance painter Francesco Parmigianino? In Invisible Listeners, Helen Vendler argues that such poets must invent the language that will enact, on the page, an intimacy they lack in life. Through brilliantly insightful and gracefully written readings of these three great poe
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1933-
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Vendler, Helen
Dewey number
811/.0409
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Whitman, Walt
  • Herbert, George
  • Ashbery, John
  • American poetry
  • Intimacy (Psychology) in literature
  • Lyric poetry
  • Authors and readers
  • Authors and readers
  • Reader-response criticism
  • God in literature
Label
Invisible listeners : lyric intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery, Helen Vendler, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 81-89) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION: Invisible Listeners; ONE: George Herbert and God; TWO: Walt Whitman and the Reader-in-Futurity; THREE: John Ashbery and the Artist of the Past; CONCLUSION: Domesticating the Unseen; NOTES; INDEX
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ocn344105674
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([xi], 95 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400826711
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)344105674
Label
Invisible listeners : lyric intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery, Helen Vendler, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 81-89) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION: Invisible Listeners; ONE: George Herbert and God; TWO: Walt Whitman and the Reader-in-Futurity; THREE: John Ashbery and the Artist of the Past; CONCLUSION: Domesticating the Unseen; NOTES; INDEX
Control code
ocn344105674
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([xi], 95 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400826711
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)344105674

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