The precipitous cliffs, rolling headlands, and rocky inlets of the California coast come alive in the poetry of John Robinson Jeffers, an icon of the environmental movement. In this volume, essential poems selected from his major works provide an excellent overview of Jeffers's style and the themes present throughout his work. Drawing on the "beauty of things" in nature, Robinson Jeffers wrote poetry that highlighted the difference between the natural world and the condition of the modern man - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. Alex A. Vardamis. “Strong Counsel” from Can Poetry Matter: Essays on Poetry and American Culture. For decades it drew enough poets, students, and general readers to keep Jeffers--in spite of the almost total academic neglect that followed his fame in the 1920s and 1930s--a force in American poetry. 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Item #20082932 American poet Robinson Jeffers 1887-1962 was a prolific writer of the twentieth century; his bleak and uncompromising style of poetry was formed through his Paperback Dec 2013. › Find signed collectible books by 'Robinson Jeffers' Cawdor and Medea: A Long Poem After Euripides a New Directions Book. Archon Books. Selected Poems: Robinson Jeffers (Paperback) by Robinson Jeffers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. Robert Zaller. Robinson Jeffers and the American Sublime is the most comprehensive and most substantial critical work ever devoted to the major American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962). Gioia, Dana. Shop the latest titles by Robinson Jeffers at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide. Dear Judas and … On May 25 Harrison Smith, The Selected Poetry Of Robinson Jeffers. University of Michigan Press. Graywolf, 1992. 65 of 375 copies, octavo size, 160 pp., signed by Robinson Jeffers, with glassine and slipcase. New Directions was founded in 1936, when James Laughlin (1914–1997), then a twenty-two-year-old Harvard sophomore, issued the first of the New Directions anthologies. A second son, Hamilton Moore Jeffers, was born in 1893. In 1938 Random House published The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers , a volume that would remain in print for more than fifty years. The Loyalties of Robinson Jeffers. 202pp. Dr. Jeffers took an active interest in his son’s education, tutoring him in the bible and classical languages and taking his family to Europe for extended stays. Critical Reputation of Robinson Jeffers: A Bibliographic Study. By the spring of 1924, Robinson Jeffers, age 37, may have been known as much for his stonemasonry as for his poetry. No thanks. by Robinson Jeffers . Hardcover. Robinson Jeffers died in 1962 at the age of seventy-five, ending one of the most controversial poetic careers of this century. Californians. Author: Robinson Jeffers. The Robinson Jeffers Association A brief engagement led to marriage in April 1885 and the birth of their first son, John Robinson Jeffers, in 1887. Paperback. by Robinson Jeffers . Once the subject of a literary cult, American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) was later rejected by liberal taste and by the academic establishment. He’d published a mediocre volume of regional interest eight years earlier, and… Eco-prophet. Author: Jeffers Robinson 1887-1962. Description de l'article : Carcanet Press Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. ISBN 9780811200738 (978-0-8112-0073-8) Softcover, New Directions, 1970. Robinson Jeffers, (born Jan. 10, 1887, Pittsburgh—died Jan. 20, 1962, Carmel, Calif., U.S.), one of the most controversial U.S. poets of the 20th century, for whom all things except his pantheistically conceived God are transient, and human life is viewed as a frantic, often contemptible struggle within a net of passions.. The Jeffers family frequently traveled to Europe, and Robinson attended boarding schools in Germany and Switzerland. In this volume, essential poems selected from his major works provide an excellent overview of Jeffers’s style and the themes present throughout his work. Find This Book Language: English. He's a formidable epic poet, and is generally more successful than the other major English poets at long narratives. His father, a professor of Old Testament Literature and Biblical History at Western Theology Seminary in Pittsburgh, supervised Jeffers's education, and Robinson … 40pp. Condizione: New. THE COLLECTED POETRY OF ROBINSON JEFFERS, Volumes 1-4 Edited by Tim Hunt; Stanford University Press, 2,192 pp., $75 each › Find signed collectible books by 'Robinson Jeffers' English. 'Hurt Hawks' and 'Vulture' are among the best animals poems I have read in the language. Everson, William. Near fine / very good. Read preview Overview. Robinson Jeffers; Books by Robinson Jeffers. Find This Book Language: English. In this concise and accessible biography, Jeffers scholar James Karman reveals deep insights into this passionate and complex figure and establishes Jeffers as a leading American poet of prophetic vision. I have also provided a link to the The Robinson Jeffers Association which again in their words is, "a community of persons interested in the life and work of the California poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)." ISBN 9781110109920 (978-1-110-10992-0) Hardcover, BiblioLife, 2009. Robinson Jeffers: Poet of California. Robinson Jeffers. - Charles Simic From the mid-1920s through the early 1930s, Robinson Jeffers was ranked by many critics as one of Americas most important living poets. Robinson Jeffers: Selected full-text books and articles. First and Limited Edition. List Price: $26.75. He was a poet who is not easily contained within the regular framework of literary history. See all books authored by Robinson Jeffers, including The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers (The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers), and Selected Poems of Robinson Jeffers (in Russian), and more on ThriftBooks.com. Etat : New. The son of Presbyterian minister and Biblical scholar, Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers, as a boy Jeffers was thoroughly trained in the Bible and classical languages. Robinson Jeffers was born in Pittsburgh on January 10, 1887 to Presbyterian minister and biblical scholar Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers and Annie Robinson Tuttle Jeffers. 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