In a review of the book in The Kenyon Review, John Thompson wrote, "For these
poems, the ...
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 was one of the most dynamic and admired poets of the 20th century.
By the time she took her life at the age of 30, Plath already had a following in the
... In one of her journal entries, dated June 20, 1958, she wrote: “It is as if my life
were ... and Sexton as a member of the so-called “confessional” school of poetry.
Bishop's two major influences, poets Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell, ... 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. .... Through separating opposing styles of poetry, one can find evidence
for both of ....
Jul 28, 2015 ... These poets came to be known as the confessional poets; additional .... Sexton
wrote poems about intimate, and, in her day, unmentionable topics .... in the
1980s and 1990s resulted in a kind of one-upmanship among poets ...
Hughes continued on this theme with his next work of poetry entitled ... Following
the publication of his 1983 work River, Ted Hughes was named poet laureate of
Great Britain. .... Several of my favorite pieces in my book Crow I wrote traveling
up and down Germany ..... Goethe called his work one big confession, didn't he?
Free confessional poetry papers, essays, and research papers. ... such as this
one, belong to a particular school of poetry known as Confessional Poetry. ...
These poets—especially those who wrote confessional poetry—established their
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One form, homeopathic magic, is predicated on the belief that any representation
... The father is a "Panzer-man," but he is also called "gobbledy-goo. ... a Fascist";
but there is also the fatuousness of the lines following; "The boot in the face, the
.... It was not Plath or any other confessional poet, but W....
T raditional writers include acknowledged masters of traditional forms and diction
... Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) ended one poem with the words "To love so
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Deconstruction, applied to political as well as literary texts, called the status ...
In the following lines I introduce the confessional poets and the main themes they
use ... of a different kind of poetry, more relaxed and more colloquial than the one
..... My poems were called confessional because I wrote about the facts of my ...