The poetry of William Carlos Williams of Rutherford / Wendell Berry.

Acclaimed essayist and poet Wendell Berry was born and has always lived in a "provincial" part of the country. In an effort to adapt his writing to his place of Henry County, Kentucky, Berry discovered an enduringly useful example in the work of William Carlos Williams. In Williams' c...

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Main Author: Berry, Wendell, 1934-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley, CA : [Berkeley, Calif.] : Counterpoint ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2011.
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245 1 4 |a The poetry of William Carlos Williams of Rutherford /  |c Wendell Berry. 
260 |a Berkeley, CA :  |b Counterpoint ;  |a [Berkeley, Calif.] :  |b Distributed by Publishers Group West,  |c c2011. 
300 |a 189 p. ;  |c 22 cm. 
520 |a Acclaimed essayist and poet Wendell Berry was born and has always lived in a "provincial" part of the country. In an effort to adapt his writing to his place of Henry County, Kentucky, Berry discovered an enduringly useful example in the work of William Carlos Williams. In Williams' commitment to his place of Rutherford, New Jersey, Berry found an inspiration that inevitably influenced the direction of his own poetry. Both men would go on to establish themselves as respected American poets and here Berry sets forth his understanding of that evolution for Williams, who in the course of his local membership and service, became a poet indispensable to us all.--Book Jacket. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a A prologue -- The struggle toward a credible language -- The kind of poet he was -- The problems of a local commitment -- Local adaptation -- "No ideas but in things" -- A matter of necessity -- Two mysteries : inspiration and talent -- Art conscious and learnable -- Line and syntax -- The three-part line -- Economy and form -- Measure -- Rhythm -- The structure of sounds -- A love poem -- More on the context of locality -- The prose of Spring and all -- The eternal moment and the ground underfoot -- Completeness -- Imagination, invention, and reality -- Williams and Eliot. 
600 1 0 |a Williams, William Carlos,  |d 1883-1963  |x Criticism and interpretation. 
600 1 0 |a Williams, William Carlos,  |d 1883-1963  |x Influence. 
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