The Poems of Hart Crane E–pub New

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  • The Poems of Hart Crane
  • Hart Crane
  • English
  • 13 December 2019
  • 9780871401786

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READ & DOWNLOAD The Poems of Hart Crane õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Adition His visionary epic The Bridge is the most ambitious and accomplished long poem since Walt Whitman's Song of Myself Marc Simon's text is accepted as the most authoritative presentation of Hart Crane's work available For this centennial edition Harold Bloom who was introduced to poetry by falling in love with Crane's work while still a child has contributed a new introduction. Hart Crane s brilliant poetry continues in the tradition of Eliot s The Wasteland in that he is interested in exploring the modern American landscape Crane s poetry pulsates with his passion and tragedy Freuent themes are his own homosexuality and the coldness of contemporary existence His work is tremendous achievement in terms of its visual beauty and lyrical flowOften beneath the wave wide from this ledgeThe dice of drowned men s bones he saw beueathAn embassy Their numbers as he watchedBeat on the dusty shore and were obscuredAnd wrecks passed without sound of bellsThe calyx of death s bounty giving backA scattered chapter livid hieroglyphThe portent wound in corridors of shellsHart Crane lived a tragically short life Fortunately his remarkable work remains

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READ & DOWNLOAD The Poems of Hart Crane õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB T Crane suffered his warring parents as well as long periods of a hand to mouth existence He suffered also from his honesty as a homosexual poet and lover during a period in American life unsympathetic to his sexual orientation Despite much critical misunderstanding and neglect in his own time and in ours Crane achieved a superb poetic style idiosyncratic yet central to American tr. Hart Crane has always been one of my favorite poets At his best he fuses rich Elizabethan diction with the scientific and popular language of modernity rejuvenating the former and ennobling the latter and with both evoking the mysticism of his nineteenth century forebears Whitman and Melville But he achieves this only sparingly Most of his poems are overwrought post romantic catastrophes Usually they are at least endearing in their badness and therefore worth suffering to discover his great poems To Brooklyn Bridge Atlantis Possessions At Melville s Tomb I still recommend reading Crane s work as a body because sifting through the dross enhances the encounter with his masterpieces the sense is of discovery not just aesthetic appreciation alone Aesthetic being about the only grounds on which to appreciate Crane s often unintelligible verse Alys et Vicky - A chacune sa manière ! unsympathetic to his sexual orientation Despite much critical misunderstanding and neglect in his own time and in ours Crane achieved a superb poetic style idiosyncratic yet central to American tr. Hart Crane has always been one of my favorite poets At his best he fuses rich Elizabethan diction with the scientific and popular language of modernity rejuvenating the former and ennobling the latter and with both evoking the mysticism of his nineteenth century forebears Whitman and Melville But he achieves this only sparingly Most of his poems are overwrought post romantic catastrophes Usually they are at least endearing in their badness and therefore worth suffering to discover his great poems To Brooklyn Bridge Atlantis Possessions At Melville s Tomb I still recommend reading Crane s work as a body because sifting through the dross enhances the encounter with his masterpieces the sense is of discovery not just aesthetic appreciation alone Aesthetic being about the only grounds on which to appreciate Crane s often Alys et Vicky, tome 2, recto verso unintelligible verse

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READ & DOWNLOAD The Poems of Hart Crane õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB This edition features a new introduction by Harold Bloom as a centenary tribute to the visionary of White Buildings 1926 and The Bridge 1930 Hart Crane prodigiously gifted and tragically doom eager was the American peer of Shelley Rimbaud and Lorca Born in Garrettsville Ohio on July 21 1899 Crane died at sea on April 27 1932 an apparent suicide A born poet totally devoted to his ar. A wildly uneven collection of poems gathering together Crane s three volumes of poetry as well as his early work At his best the poet fused the romantic and the modern capturing the rhythms of the industrial city in elouent fragmented language full of allusions and metaphor So often his work falls flat though and often the brilliant and the embarrassing sit side by side in the same poem Les 110 pilules uneven collection of poems gathering together Crane s three volumes of poetry as well as his early work At his best the poet fused the romantic and the modern capturing the rhythms of the industrial city in elouent fragmented language full of allusions and metaphor So often his work falls flat though and often the brilliant and the embarrassing sit side by side in the same poem