Now an emeritus professor of English at the University of Delaware, W. D. Snodgrass is the author of nine books of poetry. His volume Heart's Needle won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1960. Most of the previous critical work on W. D. Snodgrass concentrates on his early period. These new essays, by both established and emerging scholars, constitute a close reading of the later poetry, principally Midnight Carnival, The Death of Cock Robin, Each in His Season, and The Fuehrer Bunker. The collection also contains the first interview with Snodgrass conducted after the publication of the new Bunker in 1995. The essays provide insightful and often witty responses to Snodgrass's taut, musical, and carefully formed volumes.His essay on W. D. Snodgrass was one of his final pieces. ... edits the James Joyce Literary Supplement, and is the general editor of the Joyce Series as well as the Critical Essays in British Literature Series. ... She works as an Assistant Professor of English for the University of Delaware in the Georgetown Parallel Program.
|Title||:||Tuned and Under Tension|
|Publisher||:||University of Delaware Press - 1998-01-01|