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The poems of J.V. Cunningham

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Swallow Press/Ohio University Press , Athens, Ohio
Statementedited with an introduction & commentary by Timothy Steele.
ContributionsSteele, Timothy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.U435 A17 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 215 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL655323M
ISBN 10080400997X, 0804009988
LC Control Number97000355

J.V. Cunningham, "Acknowledgement"This is a very important book, collecting all the poems (few as they are) of J.V. Cunningham, master of the epigram. Timothy Steele does a fantastic job with his introduction and commentary on Cunningham's place in the poetry world.

If the only Cunningham poem you are familiar with is "To My Contemporaries",/5. The lifework in verse of one of the century's finest and liveliest American poets, this collection of the poems of J.

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Cunningham () documents the poet's development from his early days as an experimental modernist during the Depression to his emergence as the master of the classical “plain style” -- distinguished by its wit, feeling, and subtlety/5(5).

Poet, critic, and editor J.V. Cunningham was highly regarded for his concise, witty, epigrammatic poetry. He was born to Irish parents in Cumberland, Maryland, and he grew up in Montana. Cunningham studied at Stanford University, where he earned an BA in and a PhD in He taught at the University of Chicago, the University of Hawaii, Harvard University, the University of Virginia.

J.V. Cunningham is the author of Poems Of J.V. Cunningham ( avg rating, 28 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Collected Poems and Epigrams ( av 4/5.

The lifework in verse of one of the centurys finest and liveliest American poets, this collection of the poems of J. Cunningham () documents the poets development from his early days as an experimental modernist during the Depression to his emergence as the master of the classical “plain style” — distinguished by its wit, feeling, and subtlety%().

"The lifework in verse of one of the finest and liveliest American poets of the twentieth century, this collection of the poems of J.V. Cunningham () documents the poet's development from his early days as an experimental modernist during the Depression to The poems of J.V.

Cunningham book later emergence as a master of the classical "plain style," distinguished by its wit, feeling, and subtlety.".

Incorporating much of the material from his Collected Poems and Epigrams, The Poems of J. Cunningham was originally published in and also includes many of his later poems and translations, some of which appeared in periodicals but have never before been collected together in a book, and is a brilliant introduction to a forgotten Pages: The lifework in verse of one of the century's finest and liveliest American poets, this collection of the poems of J.

Cunningham () documents the poet's development from his early days as an experimental modernist during the Depression to his emergence as the master of the classical plain style -- distinguished by its wit, feeling, and subtlety.

The lifework in verse of one of the finest and liveliest American poets of the twentieth century, this collection of the poems of J.V. Cunningham () documents the poet's development from his early days as an experimental modernist during the Depression to his later emergence as a master of the classical 'pain style, ' distinguished by its wit, feeling, and subtlety/5(28).

The sequence "To What Strangers, What Welcome" by J.V. Cunningham is one of the finest sets of love poems in all of English literature. Spare, mature, formally remarkable, indescribably sad. This book is worth having for those 14 poems alone/5. The lifework in verse of one of the century’s finest and liveliest American poets, this collection of the poems of J.

Cunningham () documents the poet’s development from his early days as an experimental modernist during the Depression to his emergence as the master of the classical “plain style”—distinguished by its wit, feeling, and subtlety.

The lifework in verse of one of the century's finest and liveliest American poets, this collection of the poems of J. Cunningham () documents the poet's development from his early days as an experimental modernist during the Depression to his emergence as the master of the classical “plain style” — distinguished by its wit, feeling, and : Poems of J.V.

Cunningham J. Cunningham, Author, Timothy Steele, Editor, Tim Steele, Contribution by Swallow Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Poet, critic, and editor J.V. Cunningham was highly regarded for his concise, witty, epigrammatic poetry.

He was born to Irish parents in Cumberland, Maryland, and he grew up in Montana. Cunningham studied at Stanford University, where he earned an BA in and a PhD. The poems in this collection are not typical of Cunningham’s work; they are extended poems, and a few are odes.

However, the book does use classical sources and models, as his later poetry was. The collected poems and epigrams of J. Cunningham by J. Cunningham,Swallow Press edition, in EnglishPages: Louise Bogan and J.V. Cunningham reading and discussing their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Nov. 18, Contributor Names Bogan, Louise, Cunningham, J.

(James Vincent), Smith, William Jay, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund. Cunningham The Poems of J. Cunningham Swallow/Ohio State University Press, pp., $ Ina minor American poet named J.

Cunningham died at the age of seventy-four. J. Cunningham () was a dour, droll ex-Catholic scholar and poet, an admirer of the Roman epigramist Martial. Robert Pinsky was the thirty-nineth poet laureate of the United States and is founder of the Favorite Poem Project.

J.V. Cunningham, in full James Vincent Cunningham, (born Aug. 23,Cumberland, Md., U.S.—died MaWaltham, Mass.), American poet and antimodernist literary critic whose terse, epigrammatic verse is full of sorrow and antimodernist stance is evident in his detailed criticisms of his own poetry.

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Cunningham grew up in Montana and studied poetry with Yvor Winters at. Genre/Form: Poetry Poems: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cunningham, J.V. (James Vincent), Collected poems and epigrams of J.V.

Cunningham. "In a Few Days Now When Two Memories Meet ()". "Poems Of J.V. Cunningham". Book edited by Timothy Steele, The Poems of J. Cunningham, edited by Timothy Steele, Ohio University Press/Swallow Press,ISBN X; She said he was a man who cheated.

He said she didn't play the game. She said an expletive deleted. He said the undeleted same. And so they ended their relation With meaningful communication. "Jack and Jill", J.

Cunningham is a major poet, and To What Strangers, What Welcome is an important book. The syllabic meter, in which about one-third of the poems are written, is the book's most distinctive. the collected poems and epigrams of j.

cunningham by J. Cunningham ‧ RELEASE DATE: June 1, Cunningham's poetry surely reflects all the uses, emotional and literary, of rigid traditional forms, from witticism through moral instruction to a device for psychic survival.

Tim also edited the Poems of J.V. Cunningham, a kind of homage to the poet who weds emotional intensity to stylistic purity — and who was a major influence for Tim at Stanford.

Tim is also the subject of my third-of-a-book interview, Three Poets in Conversation, where he shares space with Dick Davis and Rachel Hadas (who, incidentally, was a. J.V. Cunningham () The son of a railroad worker, Cunningham had a difficult start in life, “frequently finding himself homeless and hungry” during the Great Depression.

Timothy Steele was born on Janu in Burlington, Vermont. He received a B.A. in English in from Stanford University, followed by a Ph.D. in English and American Literature in from Brandeis University.

His first collection of poems, Uncertainties and Rest, published in James Vincent Cunningham (Aug – Ma ) was an American poet, literary critic, and teacher. Sometimes described as a neo-classicist or anti-modernist, his poetry was distinguished by its clarity, its brevity, and its traditional formality of rhyme and rhythm at a time when many American poets were breaking away from traditional fixed meters.

Alan Shapiro was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in and graduated from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, where he studied poetry with Galway Kinnell and J. Cunningham. Shapiro has published over ten poetry collections, including Life Pig (University of Chicago Press, ); Reel to Reel (University of Chicago Press, ); Night of the Republic (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Combine with.About Poems of the American West. In this provocative and thoughtful anthology, many voices join in illuminating the remarkably vast and varied American West. The verse collected here ranges from American Indian tribal poems to old folk songs like “The Streets of Laredo,” from country-western lyrics to the work of such foreign poets as Bertolt Brecht and Zbigniew Herbert.Papers of J.

V. Cunningham () documenting the life and literary career of the noted Cumberland, Maryland-born American poet, literary critic and educator at various colleges including Brandeis University, ; consisting of an oversized printed broadside entitled J.

V. Cunningham: Two Poems (), including two poems printed on separate sheets inserted into slits in a third.