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Vereen Bell gives us a subtly reasoned account of the pattern of Lowell's poetry is characterized above all by its chronic and systematic pessimism, but that, paradoxically, Lowell's reluctance to accept the consequences of his own unsparing vision is what gives his poetry its vigor, richness, and tonal complexity.

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ISBN:
9780674775855
Author:
Bell, Vereen M.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Bell, Vereen M.
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Nihilism
Subject:
Lowell, Robert
Subject:
Pessimism in literature
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Nihilism (Philosophy) in literature.
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
19830131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.52x6.41x.98 in. 1.26 lbs.

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