Observations on the forgotten art of building a good fireplace :; the story of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, an American genius, & his principles of fireplace design which have remained unchanged for 174 years

Dublin, New Hampshire: Yankee, 1974. Second edition. Paperback. White octavo, 60 pages, b&w illustrations ; 23 cm. Small tear to spine foot, faint crease and small scuff to spine, extremely slight wear to spine head, extremely little rubbing to corners, small tear to front-rear edge, very faint soiling to covers, else Very good. Item #88161

Poetry, History, Biography, Cultural Studies. || Contents: Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor / Francis Murphy -- Early African American poetry / Carolivia Herron -- The epic in the nineteenth century / John McWilliams -- Longfellow in the aftermath of modernism / Dana Gioia -- The transcendentalist poets / Lawrence Buell -- Emily Dickinson / Cynthia Griffin Wolff -- Walt Whitman / Donald Pease -- Edgar Allan Poe / Jeffrey Meyers -- Lowell, Teasedale, Wylie, Millay, and Bogan / Jeanne Larsen -- Women poets and the emergence of modernism / Margaret Dickie -- Robert Frost and the poetry of survival / Jay Parini -- Ezra Pound's imagist aesthetics : Lustra to Mauberley / J. T. Barbarese -- T. S. Eliot / William Pritchard -- Marianne Moore and Elizabeth Bishop / Jeredith Merrin -- Wallace Stevens / Helen Vendler -- William Carlos Williams / Christopher MacGowan -- Hart Crane's difficult passage / J. T. Barbarese -- The poetry of the Harlem renaissance / Arnold Rampersad -- Warren, with Ransom and Tate / Patricia Wallace -- American Auden / Claude J. Summers -- The twentieth-century long poem / Lynn Keller -- Public music / W. S. DiPiero -- Beat poetry and the San Francisco poetry renaissance / Ann Charters -- John Berryman, Theodore Roethke, and the elegy / Lea Baechler -- What was confessisonal poetry? / Diane Wood Middlebrook -- The postconfessional lyric / Gregory Orr -- The black arts poets / William W. Cook -- Nature's refrain in American poetry / John Elder -- Native American poetry / Lucy Maddox -- James Merrill and John Ashbery / John Shoptaw -- The visionary poetics of Philip Levine and Charles Wright / Edward Hirsch.

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