Poetry Books by Robinson Jeffers

Robinson Jeffers Books, Robinson Jeffers poetry book Cawdor, a Long Poem Authors: Robinson Jeffers
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1970
Categories: Fathers and sons
"Here for a new generation of readers and students are two major poetic works of Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). The verse narrative Cawdor, set on the ruthless California coast which Jeffers knew so well, tells a simple tale: an aging widower, Cawdor, unwilling to relinquish his youth, knowingly marries a young girl who does not love him. She falls in love with his son, Hood, and the narrative unfolds in tragedy of immense proportions. Medea is a verse adaptation of Euripides' drama and was created especially for the actress Judith Anderson. Their combined genius made the play one of the outstanding successes of the 1940's. In Medea, Jeffers relentlessly drove toward what Ralph Waldo Emerson had called "the proper tragic element"--Terror. Cawdor and Medea embody Jeffer's most compelling themes and moods and convey his philosophy of "inhumanism"--

Robinson Jeffers Books, Robinson Jeffers poetry book The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: 1920-1928 Authors: Robinson Jeffers
Publisher:
Published Date: 1988
Categories: Jeffers, Robinson
The first three volumes of this four-volume work will present chronologically all of Jeffers' published work from 1920 to 1963. Jeffers' publishers sometimes adjusted his punctuation, presumably to bring the poems' punctuation into accord with grammatical convention. The texts for this edition revert to Jeffers' own preferences, insofar as the best methods of modern textual editing can reveal them.

Robinson Jeffers Books, Robinson Jeffers poetry book The Wild God of the World Authors: Robinson Jeffers, Albert Gelpi
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Published Date: 2003
Categories: Poetry
An intense collection of poems from the great Western poet surveys the writer's work and features revealing statements about his poetics and philosophy. Simultaneous. (Poetry)

Robinson Jeffers Books, Robinson Jeffers poetry book The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: 1928-1938 Authors: Robinson Jeffers, Tim Hunt
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Published Date: 1988
Categories: Poetry
The first three volumes of this four-volume work will present chronologically all of Jeffers' published work from 1920 to 1963. Jeffers' publishers sometimes adjusted his punctuation, presumably to bring the poems' punctuation into accord with grammatical convention. The texts for this edition revert to Jeffers' own preferences, insofar as the best methods of modern textual editing can reveal them.

Robinson Jeffers Books, Robinson Jeffers poetry book The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers Authors: Robinson Jeffers, James Karman, Una Jeffers
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Published Date: 2009
Categories: Literary Collections
This three-volume work provides a comprehensive, fully annotated edition of Robinson and Una Jeffers' correspondence; Volume I contains letters written between 1890 and 1930.

Robinson Jeffers Books, Robinson Jeffers poetry book The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers Authors: Robinson Jeffers, Tim Hunt
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Poetry
This new Jeffers Selected Poetry includes poems from the last quarter century of his life (the previous Selected Poetry included poems only through 1937). It derives from the monumental five-volume The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers (Stanford, 1988-2000), edited by Tim Hunt, and includes a sampling of the poems Jeffers left unpublished, along with several prose pieces in which he reflects on his poetry and poetics.

Robinson Jeffers Books, Robinson Jeffers poetry book The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Textual evidence and commentary Authors: Robinson Jeffers, Tim Hunt
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Published Date: 1988
Categories: Poetry
This final volume of the first comprehensive edition of all of Robinson Jeffers's completed poems, both published and unpublished, consists of commentary: various procedural explanations and textual evidence for the edition's texts, transcriptions of working notes for the poems and of alternate and discarded passages, a chronology of Jeffers's career, appendixes, and indexes.



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