Close readings of the works of American writer Delmore Schwartz, 1913-1966 by Ford, Edward

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Schwartz, Delmore, 1913-1966 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementEdward Ford.
SeriesStudies in American literature ;, v. 76, Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 76.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537.C79 Z67 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3424810M
ISBN 100773461507
LC Control Number2005047903

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This book seeks to revive the career of an all but forgotten poet through close readings of all his major works. Its tone is deliberately enthusiastic because it seeks to serve as an antidote to the harsh criticism that the work has been subjected to over the years.

The examination of Delmore’s later poetry is particularly important because it disproves the myth that he lost his talent when Pages: Delmore Schwartz () made one of the most sensational debuts in the history of American poetry when he published his first book, In Dreams Begin work was lauded by critics and audiences alike, including T.

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Winner of the prestigious Bollingen prize and the Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Award, he was hailed by John Ashbery as one of the major twentieth-century poets.

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Delmore Schwartz was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Jewish Romanian immigrants. Schwartz offered a number of explanations for what John Ashbery once characterized as his “artificially English-sounding name Delmore.” According to Schwartz’s biographer, James Atlas, “sometimes he would insist he had been named after a delicatessen across the street from the house where he was.

Author, Poet. Best remembered for his short story In Dreams Begin Responsibilities which was published in the Partisan Review in A year later this story, along with a few others, was published in a book with the same title.

The book was a great success making him. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme, such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories," and part 2 contains more than one hundred essays on the lives and work of individual writers, including engaging pieces on promising new writers.

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Life, Work, Failure: Delmore Schwartz Catherine Fitzpatrick Since his death inDelmore Schwartz has come to be seen as a figure of failure, the first and the most readily destroyed of the second American 'lost generation', a representative case history but not an inter-esting writer.1 This is not so, but it might be worth attempting to under.

The Delmore Schwartz Papers document the life and work of the writer, editor, and teacher Delmore Schwartz. The papers consist of writings, notebooks, correspondence, professional and personal papers, photographs, drawings, clippings, personal effects, and printed material spanning the yearswith the bulk of the material dating from the period Collected here are more than letters from poet Schwartz (In Dreams Begin Responsibilities) and some 50 replies from Laughlin, poet and founder of New Directions.

We follow Schwartz () from his fame at 25 for his first book published by Laughlin, to his final days overwhelmed by Author: Delmore Schwartz, James Laughlin.

Delmore Schwartz was born December 8,in Brooklyn. The marriage of his parents Harry and Rose, both Roumanian immigrants, was doomed to fail. Sadly, this misfortune with relationships was also a theme in Schwartz's life/5(3).

Delmore Schwartz (December 8, - ) was an American poet from Brooklyn, New York. His first published work was the short story "In Dreams Begin Responsibilities", which was published in in the Partisan Review.

This and other short stories and poems were collected and released in his first book, In Dreams Begin Responsibilities and. Delmore Schwartz () was born and raised in Brooklyn. One of America’s greatest poets and short-story writers, Schwartz contributed “In Dreams Begin Responsibilities” to the first issue of Partisan Review in Schwartz taught at Syracuse, Princeton, and Kenyon College, and received the Bollingen Prize in Poet and critic Delmore Schwartz () stunned the literary world with the breathtaking achievement of his first published volume inearning him adulation as "the American Auden." His early success raised critical expectations that Schwartz could never fulfill.

Depression and alcoholism marked his later years. Through both his art and his. Schwartz, Delmore, Delmore Schwartz papers, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: referencedIn: Phillips, Robert S. Office files of The American Poetry Review, n.d.

University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library: referencedIn. Otherwise, covers and text are clean, bright and unmarked. Chipping and edgewear to price-clipped dust jacket with minor loss at edges and back bottom corner of dj torn off. In protective mylar cover.

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Atlas excels in the early and middle sections of the book, immersing the reader in Schwartz's meteoric rise with tremendous detail and an unsparing eye, chiming in along the way with observations on Schwartz's works that can serve as a starting point for conversation, if nothing s: 7.

Last week, I gave an introduction to the life and literary reputation of the American poet, short story writer and, Delmore Schwartz (). This week, I will attempt a close analysis of a single poem by Schwartz. Schwartz on Seurat. My favourite poem by Delmore Schwartz is “Seurat’s Sunday Afternoon along the Seine”, written in.

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For essayist and critic David Ulin, the work of Delmore Schwartz was most significant for its influence on his hero Lou Reed. Reassessing Schwartz’s writing, Ulin locates Schwartz as a uniquely. The publication of this book restores a missing chapter in the history of twentieth-century American literature With his New Directions debut inthe twenty-five-year-old Delmore Schwartz was hailed as a genius and among the most promising writers of his generation.

Yet he died in relative obscurity inwracked by mental illness and substance abuse. Delmore Schwartz () was one of the finest writers of his generation.

Winner of the prestigious Bollingen Prize and the Poetry Society of America’s Shelley Memorial Award, he was hailed by John Ashbery as “one of the major twentieth-century poets.” Schwartz’s stories were also widely read and loved, admired by James Atlas for their “unique style that enabled Schwartz to.

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Delmore Schwartz (December 8, – J ) was an American poet and short story writer. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Schwartz was born in in Brooklyn, New York, where he also grew up. Life and career. Kirsch was born in Los Angeles in He is the son of lawyer, author, and biblical scholar Jonathan started writing poetry around the age of 14 after encountering the poetry of T.S.

Eliot: "Eliot showed me the possibility of finding in poetry a source of complex intellectual and moral interest." He graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in English in Schwartz, Delmore – Schwartz, an important American poet, playwright, and short story writer, is best known for In Dreams Begin Responsibilities.

(See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. Schwartz, Delmore, Person Staff Only Dates. Existence: - The Delmore Schwartz Papers document the life and work of the writer, editor, and teacher Delmore Schwartz.

The papers consist of writings, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, personal papers and effects, drawings, clippings, and printed material.

Delmore Schwartz () made one of the most sensational debuts in the history of American poetry when he published his first collection of poetry (and a story, and a verse play), In Dreams Begin Responsibilities, with New Directions four days after his 25th birthday in He received his B.A.

in Philosophy from N.Y.U. before studying. But his professional lobbying in the s and s—the emergent period—also brings with it letters to many important writers and editors of the day, including Laughlin, Robert Penn Warren, Cleanth Brooks, Delmore Schwartz, Mark Van Doren, Allen Tate, and T.S.

Eliot. There are several letters to Ezra Pound after the war. Indeed, there are. The boxes contained the accumulated detritus of the poet Delmore Schwartz, who died, of a heart attack, at the Columbia Hotel, in Times Square, on. English & American Literature. Many of the Department’s strengths fall under the heading of English and American literature.

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In Dreams Begin Responsibilities begins with an allusion that positions Schwartz’s contemporary American moment within the wider context of the history of Western civilization. The book’s personal dedication, “For Gertrude,” is followed by an epigraph, “animula, vagula, blandula ,” the first words of a lyric composed by the Emperor Hadrian on his deathbed.

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