Citation:

Perloff, Marjorie. Modernists, Avant-Gardists, Contemporaries: Essays of the First Three Decades, 1964–94

Contents:

Headmatter | i

Introduction by Marjorie Perloff  | vii

An Experiment in Publication: Digitizing the Archive, by David Jonathan Y. Bayot | xi

ESSAYS

1. Irony in Wallace Stevens’s The Rock | 1

American Literature 6.3 (Nov. 1964): 327–342.

2. The Consolation Theme in Yeats’s “In Memory of Major Robert Gregory” | 17

Modern Language Quarterly 27.3 (Sept. 1966): 306–322.

3. Spatial Form in the Poetry of Yeats: The Two Lissadell Poems  | 34

PMLA, 82.5 (Oct. 1967): 444–454.

4. “Heart Mysteries”: The Later Love Lyrics of W. B. Yeats | 45

Contemporary Literature 10.2 (Spring 1969): 266–283.

5. “Another Emblem There”: Theme and Convention in Yeats’s “Coole Park and Ballylee 1931” | 63

The Journal of English and Germanic Philology 69.2 (Apr. 1970): 223–240.

6. The Autobiographical Mode of Goethe: Dichtung und Warhheit and the Lyric Poems | 81

Comparative Literature Studies 7.3 (Sept. 1970): 265–296.

7. Angst and Animism in the Poetry of Sylvia Plath | 113

Journal of Modern Literature 1.1 (1970): 57–74.

8. Yeats and Goethe | 131

Comparative Literature 32.2 (Spring 1971): 125–140.

9. Charles Olson and the “Inferior Predecessors”: “Projective Verse” Revisited | 148

ELH 40.2 (Summer 1973): 285–306.

10. “The Tradition of Myself”: The Autobiographical Mode of Yeats | 170

Journal of Modern Literature 4.3, Special Yeats Number (Feb. 1975): 529–573.

11. Four Times Five: Robert Creeley’s The Island | 215

boundary 2, 6.3–7.1, Robert Creeley: A Gathering (Spring–Autumn 1978): 491–512.

12. The Man Who Loved Women: The Medical Fictions of William Carlos Williams | 237

The Georgia Review 34.4 (Winter 1980): 840–853.

13. The Linear Fallacy | 251

The Georgia Review 35.4, The Place of Poetry: A Symposium (Winter 1981): 855–869.

14. Ninety-Percent Rotarian: Gertrude Stein’s Hemingway | 266

American Literature 62.4 (Dec. 1990): 668–683.

15. The Stain of Love and the Fallen Leaf: The Displacements of Desire in Williams’s Early Poetry | 282

The Rhetoric of Love in the Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams. Eds. Cristina Giorcelliv and Maria Anita Stefanelli. National Poetry Foundation, 1993. pp. 189–212.

16. What to Make of a Diminished Thing: On Philip Larkin | 306

Parnassus: Poetry in Review 19.2 (1994): 9–29.

REVIEWS

17. Extremist Poetry: Some Versions of the Sylvia Plath Myth: On The Savage God by A. Alvarez and Crossing the Water and Winter Trees by Sylvia Plath | 336

Journal of Modern Literature 2 (1973): 581–588.

18. The Poet and His Politics: On The Political Identities of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot by William M. Chace, and The Real Foundations: Literature and Social Change by David Craig | 344

The New Republic 16 March 1974: 21–23.

19. A First Textbook: On Gaudier-Brzeska: A Memoir by Ezra Pound | 357

The New Republic 28 December 1974: 21–22.

20. They Were There: On Art Chronicles by Frank O’Hara365

The New Republic 1 March 1975: 23–24.

21. Soap Bubbles | 374

The New Republic 10 May 1975: 27–30.

22. On The Collected Poems 1956–1974 and Slinger by Edward Dorn | 387

The New Republic 24 April 1976: 22–26.

23. On talking at the boundaries by David Antin | 404

The New Republic 5 March 1977: 33–35.

24. Charles Boer on Charles Olson | 415

Yearbook of English Studies 8 (1978): 295–98.

25. Veronica Forrest-Thompson on Poetic Artifice | 419

Contemporary Literature 21.2 (Spring 1980): 291–296.

26. Helen Vendler on Modern American Poets | 425

Contemporary Literature 22.1 (Winter 1981): 96–103.