By Lucy Collins

This serious paintings considers the position performed by means of parts that would be thought of aberrational in a poet's oeuvre. With an introductory essay exploring the character of aberration, those fourteen contributions examine the paintings of significant 20th-century poets from the united states, Britain, eire, Australia and New Zealand. Aberration is taken into account from the point of view of either the artist and the viewers, prompting dialogue on a number of vital concerns, together with the formation of the canon. every one essay discusses the prestige of the aberrant paintings and the ways that it demanding situations, enlarges or helps the final notion of the poet.

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When Pound once again urged her to contribute to the Little Review, however, Moore was frankly dismissive, writing of Jane Heap and Margaret Anderson that they “are not stupid as [James] Joyce’s arraigners are stupid, but they are stupid ... anyone who cares about art, is actuated by egotism but Miss Anderson and Miss Heap are not highly endowed enough to make their egotism interesting ... and The Little Review takes its flavor from its editors” (Letters 162). She sent no other poems to the Little Review.

Schulze, eds. ” Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2005. Miller, Cristanne. ” Sources 12 (2002): 29–47. _____. Marianne Moore: Questions of Authority. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996. Molesworth, Charles. Marianne Moore: A Literary Life. New York: Atheneum, 1990. Moore, Marianne. A Marianne Moore Reader. New York: Viking, 1961. _____. A-Quiver with Significance: Marianne Moore 1932 –36. Ed. Heather Cass White. Victoria, BC: ELS Editions, 2008. _____. Becoming Marianne Moore: The Early Poems, 1907–1924.

12. Patricia C. Willis’s The Complete Prose of Marianne Moore; The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore, edited by Bonnie Costello, Celeste Goodridge, Cristanne Miller, and Gregory’s Critical Response. Linda Leavell is currently preparing a biography of Moore. To date, the only biographical work on Moore is Charles Molesworth’s Marianne Moore: A Literary Life, for which he was not given permission to quote from Moore’s unpublished letters and papers. Equally significant, Robin G. Schulze has edited all Moore’s published poems up through 1924, in Becoming Marianne Moore: The Early Poems, 1907–1924, and Heather Cass White has edited a similarly complete collection called A-Quiver with Significance: Marianne Moore 1932 –36, picking up where Schulze leaves off.

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