Cunningham's longer poems "tend toward the epigrammatical, little quotable bits that express thoughts with exceptional . "America's best forgotten poet".
Cunningham's longer poems "tend toward the epigrammatical, little quotable bits that express thoughts with exceptional neatness. His plain-spoken lyrics about love, sex, loss, and the American West were especially haunting and original (. "Maples in the slant sun/The gay color of decay/Was it unforgivable,/My darling, that you loved me?"). Retrieved 2018-01-01. The Poems of J. V. Cunningham, ed. by Timothy Steele, p. xv.
Augustan Reprint, 1950. Woe or Wonder, University of Denver Press (Denver), 1951. Tradition and Poetic Structure, Swallow Press, 1960. The Journal of John Cardan, The Quest of the Opal The Problem of Form, Swallow Press, 1964.
Cunningham has been added to your Cart. 2) The highly simpatico introduction and notes by poet Timothy Steele. Here's one example, from Martial: "Sabinus, I don't like you.
Timothy Steele's notes and introduction assist in re-establishing Cunningham's position as a twentieth-century original, a poet who is remembered equally for emotional power and stylistic purity.
Timothy Steele's notes and introduction assist in re-establishing Cunningham's position as a. .Timothy Steele's previous collections of poetry include The Color Wheel and Sapphics and Uncertainties: Poems 1970–1986
Timothy Steele's notes and introduction assist in re-establishing Cunningham's position as a twentieth-century original, a poet who is remembered equally for emotional power and stylistic purity. Timothy Steele's previous collections of poetry include The Color Wheel and Sapphics and Uncertainties: Poems 1970–1986. He has also published two widely discussed works of literary criticism, Missing Measures: Modern Poetry and the Revolt against Meter and All the Fun's in How You Say a Thing: An Explanation of Meter and Versification.
Collected Poems and Epigrams, The Poems of J. Cunningham was .
Documenting his early style as an experimental modernist poet during the Depression and his remarkable ability as a translator The Poems of J. Cunningham also shows his later emergence as a master of the short, witty poems that made his name. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers.
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The Exclusions of a Rhyme: Poems and Epigrams, Ohio University Press, 1960. Cunningham&oldid 2592129".
But the death of Cunningham's father in an accident and the family's resulting financial hardship prevented Cunningham from continuing immediately to college. ↑ Bibliography, . He worked for a while as a "runner" for a brokerage house on the Denver Stock Exchange, where he witnessed 2 suicides in the days immediately following the October 29, 1929, stock market crash. With the onset of the Great Depression, he rode the rails from odd job to odd job, throughout the Western United States, including stints as a local newspaper. Cunningham 1911-1985, Poetry Foundation, Web, Aug.
Among Steele's honors are a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Peter I. B. Lavan Younger Poets Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Los Angeles PEN Center's Award for Poetry, a Commonwealth Club of California Medal for Poetry, and the Robert Fitzgerald Award for Excellence in the Study of Prosody. He has held teaching appointments at Stanford, and the University of California, in both Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Discover J. Cunningham famous and rare quotes. This Humanist whom no beliefs constrained Grew so broad-minded he was scatter-brained. Political, Belief, Broads. Naked I came, naked I leave the scene.