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Ascetic, Paul Bush Aug 2008

Ascetic, Paul Bush

Paul M Bush

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Legerdemain, Paul Bush Aug 2008

Legerdemain, Paul Bush

Paul M Bush

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Gypsy Soul, Wolf Spirit, Pamela Marie Davis-Allen Jan 2008

Gypsy Soul, Wolf Spirit, Pamela Marie Davis-Allen

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Gypsy Soul, Wolf Spirit is a collection of thirty-six poems; the majority of the poems are written in - or evolved from drafts written in - iambic pentameter. Writing formal poetry was a challenge I decided to embrace because I believed that it would allow me to evolve as a poet.

The themes that connect these poems are represented by the collection's title: Gypsy Soul, Wolf Spirit. There is the dominant thematic presence of both the natural world and the spiritual realm within the collection. My intention was to lift the reader to a state of mind, through language, where he ...


A Praxis Mundi, Ryan Mcconnell Jan 2008

A Praxis Mundi, Ryan Mcconnell

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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An Eelnet Made For The Eel Fighting: Layers Of Obscurity And The Continuous Present In The Space Of Robert Lowell's Poetry, Alena Jones Jan 2008

An Eelnet Made For The Eel Fighting: Layers Of Obscurity And The Continuous Present In The Space Of Robert Lowell's Poetry, Alena Jones

Honors Papers

In this essay I undertake to describe how the continuous present might persist on Lowell's page. I move from "Epilogue" first to a Heideggerian critic, Adam Kirsch, and then to Heidegger, whose theory of language establishes a space where the continuous present is always possible on the page. But here, where Heidegger says it should succeed, language proves insufficient for Lowell. Lowell exposes his own failure to shape his material using literary devices like journey and climax. His attempts to align his writing with visual media allow his specific literary failures to become sites of the successful preservation of ...