Essays Tagged: "John Berryman"

This a biographical essay on William DeWitt Snodgrass. It contains historical background, as well as discussion of an assortment of his works, and what influenced him as a writer and poet.

p quickly proved to be one of the most important decisions of his life. The likes of Robert Lowell, John Berryman, and Randall Jarrett had established the workshop as one of the greatest if not the gr ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Berryman's "The Dream Songs"

Berryman was born John Allyn Smith, Oklahoma, the son of John Allyn Smith, a banker, and Martha Little, formerly a sch ... er speculated in land, failed, and in 1926 committed suicide. Three months later his mother married John McAlpin Berryman, whose name was given to the son.The new family moved to New York City, but ha ... n.The new family moved to New York City, but hard times followed the 1929 stock market crash; young John attempted suicide in 1931. The next year he enrolled at Columbia University, where he flourishe ...

(8 pages) 1551 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Describe the elements of death

sions completely ironic. No one lives" eternally peacefully" the world is not a world for Henry. As John Berryman says, "Cranes sole illusion was the heroic one, and not even that escaped his irony" D ...

(2 pages) 366 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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(3 pages) 344 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Describe the elements of death

sions completely ironic. No one lives" eternally peacefully" the world is not a world for Henry. As John Berryman says, "Cranes sole illusion was the heroic one, and not even that escaped his irony" D ...

(2 pages) 489 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Berryman's Shakespeare

On January 7, 1972, poet and scholar-adventurer John Berryman jumped off a bridge over the Mississippi River and ended his life at age fifty-eight. ... h His Toy, His Dream, His Rest (1968), make up The Dream Songs (1969). In this collection Professor John Haffenden presents the body of Berryman’s writings on Shakespeare—some previously pub ... cerity and engages the important, if arcane, examination of the precise date of composition of King John (pr. c. 1596-1597). Moreover, his comments on the early comedies are right on the mark and show ...

(8 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers