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Hart Crane. by Monroe K. Spears

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Crane, Hart, -- 1899-1932.

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SeriesPamphlets on American writers -- 47.
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Open LibraryOL21300077M

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In a short, wild, and mostly unhappy life, Harold Hart Crane () became -- Hart Crane -- a major figure in 20th Century American poetry whose reputation has grown with time. His life became the stuff of legend. Hart Crane left an unhappy home at the age of 17 to live in New York City and follow his dream to become a by: Harold Hart Crane was born in Ohio in In he became a copy-writer in New York. White Buildings, his first collection, appeared in , and in his most famous work, The Bridge, was published.A reaction against the pessimism in T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, The Bridge was a love song to the myth of America and its optimism a much needed boon to post-Wall/5. “A concordance to the poems of Hart Crane”, Scarecrow Pr 14 Copy quote It has taken a great deal of energy, which has not been so difficult to summon as the necessary patience to wait, simply wait much of the time - until my instincts assured me that I had assembled my materials in proper order for a final welding into their natural form. Hart Crane is considered a pivotal even prophetic figure in American literature; he is often cast as a Romantic in the decades of high Modernism. Crane’s version of American Romanticism extended back through Walt Whitman to Ralph Waldo Emerson, and in his most ambitious work, The Bridge, he sought nothing less than an expression of the American experience in its entirety.

Hart Crane – Born on J , in Garrettsville, Ohio, Harold Hart Crane began writing verse in his early teenage years, and though he never attended college, read regularly on his own, digesting the works of the Elizabethan dramatists and poets Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Donne and the nineteenth-century French poets Vildrac. The Complete Poems and Selected Letters and Prose of Hart Crane Paperback by Hart Crane and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Brian Reed is an associate professor of English at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is the author of the book Hart Crane: After His Lights () as well as articles on such poets as Susan Howe, Ezra Pound, Tom Raworth, and Carl Sandburg.   Hart Crane, prodigiously gifted and tragically doom-eager, was the American peer of Shelley, Rimbaud, and Lorca. Born in Garrettsville, Ohio, on J , Crane died at sea on Ap , an apparent suicide. A born poet, totally devoted to his art, Crane suffered his warring parents as well as long periods of a hand-to-mouth : Liveright Publishing Corporation.

  Before Hart Crane’s leap into the Caribbean that fatal April noon in , he folded his jacket over the ship’s rail with impeccable manners. Hart Crane, prodigiously gifted and ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller   Hart Crane's life was notoriously turbulent, persistently nonconformist, and tragically short. Born in , Crane became one of the most significant modernist American poets, yet his self-destructive tendencies - violent outbursts, massive drinking binges, and dangerous sexual pursuits - came to a catastrophic conclusion when at only 32 he threw 4/5(1).   Buy a cheap copy of The Poems of Hart Crane book by Hart Crane. Crane's poetry has been a touchstone for me, and remains central to a fully imaginative understanding of American literature.—Harold BloomThis edition features a Free shipping over $Cited by: