Robinson Jeffers, a study in inhumanism. by Mercedes Cunningham Monjian

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in [Pittsburgh] .

Written in English

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  • Jeffers, Robinson, -- 1887-1962

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Includes bibliography.

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SeriesCritical essays in English and American literature, 3
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LC ClassificationsPS3519.E27 Z66
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Pagination103 p.
Number of Pages103
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Open LibraryOL16232537M
LC Control Number58011145

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See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ Cited by: 3. Robinson Jeffers was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. The son of Presbyterian minister and Biblical scholar, Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers, as a boy Jeffers was thoroughly trained in the Bible and classical languages.

The Jeffers family frequently traveled to Europe, and Robinson attended boarding schools in Germany and Switzerland. InJeffers enrolled in Western University of.

Get this from a library. Robinson Jeffers, a study in inhumanism. [Mercedes Cunningham Monjian]. Robinson Jeffers’ name has been so inseparably linked with California that it is difficult to think of his origins being elsewhere.

Jeffers was both in in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father was a professor at Western Theological Seminary and a scholar of ancient languages who taught his son to read Greek before he started school. InJeffers enrolled in the University of Western.

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Jeffers Studies. Jeffers Studies (ISSN ) is a peer-reviewed academic journal, published annually by the Robinson Jeffers Association. The journal features full-length scholarly essays on the work of Robinson Jeffers and related topics, archival materials relating to Jeffers, the Jeffers family, Tor House, and Jeffers Country.

: Robinson Jeffers: A Study in Inhumanism (Classic Reprint) (): Monjian, Mercedes Cunningham: Books3/5(1). Who Was Robinson Jeffers. Robinson Jeffers led one of the most fascinating and controversial careers of any American poet.

His dates, toare virtually identical with those of many of the greatest artists of international modernism, yet during a time when the post-symbolist lyric came to dominate poetry, he built much of his reputation on tragic verse dramas and wild, luridly violent.

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Robinson Jeffers’ name has been so inseparably linked with California that it is difficult to think of his origins being elsewhere.

Jeffers was both in in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father was a professor at Western Theological Seminary and a scholar of ancient languages who taught his son to read Greek before he started : The The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by.

Robinson Jeffers – (Full name John Robinson Jeffers) American poet, playwright, and essayist. Jeffers is a controversial figure in twentieth-century American poetry whose prophetic.

Robinson Jeffers(10 January – 20 January ) John Robinson Jeffers was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast. Most of Jeffers' poetry was written in classic narrative and epic form, but today he is also known for his short verse, and considered an icon of the environmental movement.

Life. Jeffers’ writing shares with the writings of the early environment movement a dyspepsia about human interference with the wild.

For instance, in writing about Carmel, his California home, he laments the domestic development of the region though he was consoled by the “extraordinary patience of things” (Carmel Point, ).In that poem he also gave a succinct statement of his basic.

Robinson Jeffers struck a shrill new high note in political offensiveness at age Even with the most controversial content removed, The Double Axe turned public and critical opinion against Jeffers, which perhaps was just as well so far as he was concerned, and nearly consigned his name to obscurity.

Drama. The year turned out to be the height of Jeffers' fame and financial success. Robinson Jeffers Homework Help Questions. In Robinson Jeffers' poem "Hands," discuss the poet’s use of figures of speech. "Hands" by Robinson Jeffers primarily offers visual imagery as the.

modern mind. Although Jeffers practiced poetry as an art, he also valued the spirit of pure science: the tall angel which required him to write also celebrated the inquiring spirit of modern science. 2A somewhat different interpretation of "Second Best" has been offered by Robert Brophy, (in Robinson Jeßers Newsletter, Novemberpp.

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Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Robinson Jeffers's father was a minister and a professor of biblical literature. The family moved to northern California inbefore the area was fully settled.

Jeffers himself was educated at Occidental College in Los Angeles. Though national publishing houses printed Jeffers’ work, Jeffers collaborated closely with the operators of small, personal presses. In fact, it was a fine-printed, limited edition of Jeffers’ Tamar and Other Poems that made Jeffers famous in national literary circles.

Robinson Jeffers was born on Jan. 10, in Pittsburgh, Penn. “Shine, Perishing Republic,” published in in the collection Roan Stallion, Tamar and Other Poems, is one of Robinson Jeffers’s most anthologized pieces.

This book’s publication marked the beginning of his fame as a poet and the start of a career that would garner as much acclaim as it would harsh criticism. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Robinson Jeffers (10 Jan –20 Jan ), Find a Grave Memorial no. ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a ashes were Memorial ID: View Source.

Return of the Notman Robinson Jeffers’s philosophy of “inhumanism” resounds in these difficult times. he had been banging away at his book, though, to spare a chastened thought for his “inhumanism,” which he described as “a shifting of emphasis and significance from man to notman; the rejection of human solipsism and.

Robinson Jeffers ?Paul P. Reuben Septem In Jeffers published his first book, Flagons and Apples, with a small inheritance he had from his grandfather's death. During in the year of Jeffers and Una began building 'Tor House' in Carmel. Study Questions. After reading the Jeffers poems included in the.

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The Loyalties of Robinson Jeffers. University of Michigan Press. George Sterling. Robinson Jeffers: The Man and the Artist. New York: Boni and Liveright. 40pp. Alex A. Vardamis. Critical Reputation of Robinson Jeffers: A Bibliographic Study.

Archon Books. Robert Zaller. The Cliffs of Solitude: A Reading of Robinson. Jeffers was born on Januin Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of the Reverend Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers and Annie Robinson Tuttle. The Reverend Dr. Jeffers was a Presbyterian minister who, at the time of his son's birth, held the chair of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis at Western Theological Seminary.

Jeffers’s Inhumanism Posted on Octo by ejanejenkins What I found most striking of Robinson Jeffers was his ability to blend the self-consciousness of man (though I wouldn’t say rational), with a sentient being (the hawk), and an insentient, permanent entity (the rock) into a collaborative explosive whole spectrum of emotion.

In recent days, we have been rediscovering the poetry and philosophy of Robinson Jeffers. In his remarkable preface to The Double Axe (), Jeffers writes: By “inhumanism”, Jeffers is not proposing a standard of interpersonal conduct but rather a way of experiencing the world that breaks loose from the solipsistic assumption that the human species alone embodies meaning in the universe.

[3] Saxe Commins to Robinson Jeffers, October 1S,HRC. [4] The first study of Jeffers’ adjustments to The Double Axe was James Shebl’s In This Wild Water: The Suppressed Poems of Robinson Jeffers (Pasadena: Ward Ritchie Press, ). Shebl puts the responsibility for the.

John Robinson Jeffers (Janu - Janu ) was an American poet, known for his writing about the central California coast. Jeffers was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (now part of Pittsburgh), the son of a Presbyterian minister and biblical scholar, Reverend Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers, and Annie Robinson (Tuttle).

His brother was Hamilton Jeffers, who became a well-known Occupation: poet. This "all-heal" is Inhumanism, a term which Jeffers first applied to his ideas in 19ii8. It is the purpose of this thesis to examine the ideas which he groups under this terra and to attei35)t a definition of its mean­ ing and application to contemporary culture.

In order to study Jeffers'. Robinson Jeffers was one of the most controversial poets of the twentieth century. In this volume, essential poems selected from his major works provide an excellent overview of Jeffers's style and the themes present throughout his work.

Drawn from Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. John Robinson Jeffers (Janu – Janu ) was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast. Much of Jeffers' poetry was written in narrative and epic form, but he is also known for his shorter verse and is considered an icon of the environmental movement.

Influential and highly regarded in some circles, despite or because of his philosophy of. Robinson Jeffers's biography and life Robinson Jeffers was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast. Most of Jeffers' poetry was written in. 2 ABSTRACT Only the Earth Remains: Exploring the Machine in Selected Lyric Poetry of Robinson Jeffers by Mark A.

Hutton In The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Idea in America, Leo Marx “evaluates the uses of the pastoral ideal in the interpretation of American experience” (Marx 4).Author: Mark Hutton.

Hurt Hawks. Robinson Jeffers Author Biography. Poem Summary. Themes. Style. Historical Context. Critical Overview. Criticism. Sources. For Further Study “Hurt Hawks,” published in in the collection Cawdor and Other Poems, is one of Robinson Jeffers most noted pieces.

In it Jeffers presents life as composed of two primary forces: that which is strong, dynamic, and noble and that. JEFFERS was born John Robinson Jeffers in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA, the son of the Reverend Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers and Annie Robinson Tuttle.

A professor of Old Testament literature and exegesis and a reserved, reclusive person, Dr. Jeffers initiated his son's education at home by tutoring him in Greek, Latin, and Presbyterian doctrine. John Robinson Jeffers (Janu – Janu ) was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast.

Most of Jeffers' poetry was written in classic narrative and epic form, but today he is also known for his short verse, and considered an icon of the environmental movement.

Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Jeffers, Robinson, ; Format: Book; xviii, p. 24 cm.Arthur B Coffin on Robinson Jeffers. Arthur Coffin’s Poet of Inhumanism (U of Wisconsin Press, ) is obviously, to the academic eye, a published dissertation.

That is to say, it is clunky with arguments justifying its solutions to the inadequacies of other critics and obsessed with its thesis: In this case, that Nietzsche “explains everything.”.This detailed study guide includes chapter summaries and analysis, important themes, significant quotes, and more - everything you need to ace your essay or test on Robinson Jeffers - .

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