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Understanding Randall Jarrell

by Bryant, J. A.

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.A. Bryant, Jr.
    SeriesUnderstanding contemporary American literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3519.A86 Z595 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 193 p. ;
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2718075M
    ISBN 10087249487X, 0872494888
    LC Control Number86011300

    Randall Jarrell () wrote eight books of poetry, five anthologies, four children’s books illustrated by Maurice Sendak, four translations, including Faust: Part I and The Three Sisters (performed on Broadway by the Actor’s Studio), and a novel, Pictures from an Institution/5. Randall Jarrell published many novels througout his lifetime and one of his most well known works was in , "The Woman at the Washington Zoo". Upon Mr. Jarrells passing, Peter Taylor (A well known fiction writer and friend of Mr. Jarrell) said, "To Randall's more» .

      Robert Lowell and Randall Jarrell. Jan. 31, Mr. Broyard could have found this Lowell review by consulting the files of The Book Review, where it was first published (Oct. 7, ). The Lost World is the last book Randall Jarrell prepared for publication, and it is considered his finest work. The lost world of the title is, first of all, the world of childhood, inevitably.

    Randall Jarrell is best known as a poet, rather than an essayist. Why are his essays worth reading? The experience of The Beatles or Fellini or the Godfather films illuminated our understanding of high culture, rather than the other way around. I think that is a true fault line in the history of modern writing – you’re either on one. Randall Jarrell was born to Owen and Anna Jarrell in Nashville on May 6, , to the shifting landscapes of modernism and looming war. Jarrell, whose .


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bryant, J.A. (Joseph Allen), Understanding Randall Jarrell. Randall Jarrell, American poet, novelist, and critic Understanding Randall Jarrell book is noted for revitalizing the reputations of Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, and William Carlos Williams in the s.

Childhood was one of the major themes of Jarrell’s verse, and he wrote about his own extensively in The Lost World (). Jarrell's reputation as a poet was established inwhile he was still serving in the army, with the publication of his second book, Little Friend, Little Friend (Dial Press, ), which bitterly and dramatically documents the intense fears and moral struggles of young soldiers.

Bryant, J. Understanding Randall ia: University of South Carolina Press, An easy book to read. Contains biographical information and an overview of Jarrell’s writings. Jarrell was noted for his acerbic, witty, and erudite criticism. In a volume of essays titled Randall Jarrell,nearly all of the writers praised his critical faculties.

They also noted, commented Stephen Spender in the New York Review of Books, “a cruel streak in Jarrell when he attacked poets he didn’t like.” Jarrell could be harsh, critics agreed, but his vehemence was a barometer of his love for literature. Randall Jarrell grew up in Los Angeles until his parents' divorce when he returned to Nashville the city of his birth.

Tellingly, his Los Angeles experiences, especially his visit with his grandparents at the age of twelve, would be represented in the title piece of his last book of verse The Lost World.

"Randall Jarrell was such a gifted reader of poetry that it’s easy to overlook how keenly he read and discussed prose. The introduction to this wide—ranging collection is alone worth the price of admission: a brilliant, characteristically light—stepping little journey into the heart of the narrative impulse/5(6).

Coinciding with this collection is a memoir of Jarrell by his widow, Mary von Schrader Jarrell. They lived in Greensboro, N.C., where he taught at a branch of the University of North Carolina until. "'Randall Jarrell, ' is composed of tributes, memoirs and reviews of Jarrell's works; it is arranged alphabetically and designed to draw the portrait of a literary genius" Previous Author Features From The New York Times on the Web.

Randall Jarrell () wrote eight books of poetry, five anthologies, four children’s books illustrated by Maurice Sendak, four translations, including Faust: Part I and The Three Sisters (performed on Broadway by the Actor’s Studio), and a novel, Pictures from an Institution.

He received the National Book Award for poetry inserved as poet laureate at the Library of Congress in and/5. Beneath the unassuming surface of a progressive women’s college lurks a world of intellectual pride and pomposity awaiting devastation by the pens of two brilliant and appalling wits.

Randall Jarrell’s classic novel was originally published to overwhelming critical acclaim inforging a new standard for campus satire—and instantly yielding comparisons to Dorothy Parker’s razor /5(2). Winner of both the National Book Award for Arts and Letters and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory was one of the most original and gripping volumes ever written about the First World War.

Frank Kermode, in The New York Times Book Review, hailed it as "an important contribution to our understanding of how we came to make World /5(5). Randall Jarrell, Poet Laureate Randall Jarrell on W. Auden Stephen Burt, with Hannah Brooks-Motl, editors ISBN (cloth) Columbia University Press, Pictures from an Institution: A Comedy Randall Jarrell ISBN (paper) University of Chicago Press, Poetry and the Age: Expanded Edition.

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Jarrell joyfully, even to cap his opinions--and at About Poetry and the Age: "Perhaps the most comprehensive and certainly the most detailed of all studies of modern poetry."/5.Bryant, J.

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