Jarrell, Randall

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Poems 1956 85 The world hangs upside down, her eyes forget to set it right. Time loops a hangman's knot; The window frames abstractions grossly set On canvas sky; dark grotesque shadows spot The floor like blood. Green capsule by her bed Requires its hour taking. ...
Tolstoy and the dragon 1961 81 Seldom has an author excited more intense admiration among literary judges for his superb artistic powers and relentless pursuit of self-perfection than Count Lev Nikolayevitch Tolstoy. Critical appraisals of Tolstoy are, indeed, imbued with sheer aw...
Children in the apple tree 1955 50 The poems in this group do not share a conscious aim; if there is one theme it is the celebration of life. The poems see within the general motion a particular permanence: the poet says, Look at this. These poems begin in everyday experience. Their f...
A study of the poetry of Stephen Crane 1954 382 When we consider the versatility of one of America's most notable writers—Stephen Crane—the question arises as to whether or not he would have received any recognition for his poetry if he had not also won a prominent place as a prose writer. If we c...
Sketches in black and white 1954 56 Living in a foreign country is very different from visiting it as a tourist, moving about in a regimented way, peering from busses, listening to megaphoned information, stopping at intervals for a hurried look at something of special interest. Living...
The fig tree 1955 87 The Fig Tree was originally conceived and written as a long short story. After May of 195U, both theme and characterization were gradually expanded until the short story had become a novelette. The action of the novelette takes place in the south of ...
Poetic polyphony 1961 44 The title of this thesis suggests harmoniousness as well as independence. The poems included in Poetic Polyphony are a multiplicity of sounds, like an echo. Also, like an echo, these sounds vary in tone. Poetic Polyphony is not the result of a pre-co...
The long road : Methodism in North Carolina 1963 318 MUSIC: "INTROITS AND GRADUALS" (AUSGBURG) FADES INTO "OLD TIME RELIGION" AS STAGE LIGHTS ON PULL REVEAL A ROUGHLY-DRESSED MAN OF PIONEER STOCK. HE HUMS "OLD TIME RELIGION" AS HE RUMMAGES THROUGH AN ANCIENT DOME-TOPPED TRUNK, PULLING OUT ARTICLES SUCH...
The growing season 1964 77 The Growing Season is the story of a place, the people who lived there, and the things that happened to them during a certain week in August. As a writer, I have always been interested in that large segment of our Southern population which is neither...