Invisible listeners : lyric intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery /

When a poet addresses a living person--whether friend or enemy, lover or sister--we recognize the expression of intimacy. But what impels poets to leap across time and space to speak to invisible listeners, seeking an ideal intimacy--George Herbert with God, Walt Whitman with a reader in the future,...

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Main Author: Vendler, Helen, 1933-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2005.
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