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Confessional poetry - Wikipedia

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Delmore Schwartz's confessional long poem Genesis ... and John Berryman had written a sonnet sequence in ... Plath remarked upon the influence of these types of poems from Life ...

A Brief Guide to Confessional Poetry | Academy of American Poets

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Feb 21, 2014 ... Confessional poetry is the poetry of the personal or “I.” This style of writing ... One of the most well-known poems by a confessional poet is ...

Sylvia Plath: Poems Confessional Poetry | GradeSaver

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Confessional poetry is a genre of poetry first identified in the decades ... other poets whose work typifies this style include Sylvia Plath, Theodore Roethke, and Anne Sexton. ... Anne Sexton wrote poetry that dealt with her personal life, including her ... One of her most significant works, To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960), .....

Robert Lowell | Poetry Foundation

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In the 1940s he wrote intricate and tightly patterned poems that incorporated ... original personal or "confessional" poetry in much looser forms and meters; ... In this struggle one opposite is that cake of custom in which all of us lie embedded. ... In 1961, Lowell published two volumes, a verse translation called Phaedra of...

Confessional Poetry – Contemporary Poetry

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Oct 19, 2010 ... 1.3.1 Theodore Roethke; 1.3.2 Robert Lowell; 1.3.3 W. D. ... This type of poetry is commonly associated with work from the movement of the 1950's and 60's. ... Elizabeth Bishop wrote that she disliked the poetic trend of, “more and more ... Called It (1995) are examples of contemporary confessional prose.

Edward Byrne: "Examining the Poetry of Confession and ...

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Ever since Walt Whitman, our great father of American poetry, wrote the opening line for ... Almost exactly one hundred years after the 1855 publication of the first edition of .... isn't just a reporter of the so-called facts, Whitman, seems like an ... Following the confessional poets, and their emphasis on intimate narratives, m...

Laura Ebberson: "Elizabeth Bishop's Poetic Voice: Reconciling ...

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Her other influence, Lowell, “had … embraced poetry in the grand style, ... the poet who started what Bishop herself called “that nonsense of confessional ... She once wrote that a story she sent to Moore, “The Sea and Its Shore,” was “so untidy. ... Although one can see the influence that Moore had over Bishop's poetry on ...

Confessional poetry - Topics

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Confessional poetry or 'Confessionalism' is a style of poetry that emerged in the ... your personalized library of topics, and discover topics that others are following . ... while one of the most prominent, consciously "confessional" poets to emerge in .... entire movement of 20th Century poetry being called ' Conf...

American Poetry, 1945-1990: The Anti-Tradition | IIP Digital

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Oct 10, 2013 ... Post-World War II American poetry was decentralized, richly varied, and difficult to summarize. It produced three overlapping camps – the traditional on one end, the ... (The following article is taken from the U.S. Department of State ..... early American history and wrote self-critical, confessional poems in his ...

A Defense of Train Wrecks: Lyric Narrative Poetry and the Legacy of ...

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Jul 28, 2015 ... These poets came to be known as the confessional poets; ... by the most important critics of the day, the so-called New Critics. ... Sexton wrote poems about intimate, and, in her day, unmentionable .... 1980s and 1990s resulted in a kind of one-upmanship among poets vying to tell the most traumatic secret.