With Robert Lowell and his circle : Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Elizabeth Bishop, Stanley Kunitz, and others /

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Main Author: Spivack, Kathleen.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Northeastern University Press, [2012]
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505 0 |a The "family" -- Oberlin and Boston, 1958-1959 -- Early days in Boston; first impressions, January 1959 -- First meeting with Robert Lowell; Boston University, 1959 -- First classes at Boston University, 1959-1960 -- Sylvia Plath, 1959-1960 -- Robert Lowell's appearance -- Lowell's way of teaching -- Anne Sexton, 1959-1974 -- Later visits with Anne Sexton; Reflections on psychotherapy and sleep -- Teatime with Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick -- Literary Boston in the late '50s and '60s; social milieu, class, and the literary tradition -- Significant other, 1959-1977 -- Adrienne Rich, 1960s -- The two sets of classes; Boston University and Harvard, 1959-1977 -- Elizabeth Bishop and ping-pong, 1974-1979 -- Boston and its influence; Bishop and Lowell -- Lowell's poet friends; Frank Bidart, Lord Gowrie, Bill Alfred -- Stanley Kunitz, 1971-2006 -- Lowell and women; students, friends, and wives! -- Young marriage in Somerville; a small apartment, a mad inventor, literary visitors, 1960-1977 -- He was ancient! He was over forty! (After office hours at Harvard) -- The underside; "Madness" and the culture of nervous breakdowns -- Alcohol and drugs -- Gender and suicide -- A gifted young student; Peter Kaplan, 1963-1977 -- The "po biz"; submission, rejection, money -- "Genius at work"; revision, presentation, contribution -- Allen Ginsberg and Robert Lowell; two branches of American poetry -- The "romantics" seminar, Harvard University, spring 1977 -- Final spring, 1977 -- Looking for Robert Lowell's grave, October 1977 -- Notes of a witness. 
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