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Published by New College & Univ Pr .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL9400858M
ISBN 100808402692
ISBN 109780808402695

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Robinson Jeffers died in at the age of seventy-five, ending one of the most controversial poetic careers of this century. The son of a theology professor at Western Seminary in Pittsburgh, Jeffers was taught Greek, Latin, and Hebrew as a boy, and spent three years in Germany and Switzerland before entering the University of Western /5(36). Cawdor and Medea: A Long Poem After Euripides a New Directions Book by Robinson Jeffers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Robinson Jeffers () is not only the greatest poet that California (and indeed the American West) has produced but a major poet of the twentieth century who occupies a prominent place in the tradition of American prophetic poetry. Jeffers consciously set himself apart from the poetry of his generation—by physical isolation at his home in Carmel, by his unusual poetic form, and by his. Robinson Jeffers () was born John Robinson Jeffers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of the Reverend Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers and Annie Robinson Tuttle. He was educated by his father and at European boarding schools.

John Robinson Jeffers was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast. Most of Jeffers' poetry was written in classic narrative and epic form, but today he is also known for his short verse, and considered an icon of the environmental movement. Jeffers was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (now part of Pittsburgh), the. 13 rows  Drawing on the "beauty of things" in nature, Robinson Jeffers wrote poetry that highlighted . The Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation, affiliated with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is a nonprofit organization of volunteer members established in to acquire, maintain and provide for public access to Tor House, Hawk Tower and the surrounding gardens.   Robinson Jeffers, "Vulture" I had walked since dawn and lay down to rest on a bare hillside Above the ocean. I saw through half-shut eyelids a vulture wheeling high up in heaven, And presently it passed again, but lower and nearer, its orbit narrowing, I understood then That I was under inspection. I lay death-still.

Robinson Jeffers was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. The son of Presbyterian minister and Biblical scholar, Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers, as a boy Jeffers was thoroughly trained in the Bible and classical languages. The Jeffers family frequently traveled to Europe, and Robinson attended boarding schools in Germany and Switzerland. In , Jeffers enrolled in Western University of. Robinson Jeffers; Books by Robinson Jeffers. Californians - Primary Source Edition. Author: Robinson Jeffers. Paperback Dec List Price: $ Compare Prices. Californians. Author: Jeffers Robinson Paperback Jan Be Angry at the Sun. New York: Random House, (). First Edition. Hardcover. First printing, octavo size, pp., signed by Robinson Jeffers. Near fine / good. Item # American poet John Robinson Jeffers () remains highly regarded today on many levels, including as a poet who was an icon of the environmental movement. Born in Pennsylvania, he attended USC and spent most .   Robinson Jeffers by Edward Weston In the autumn of , Jeffers received a letter from Sister Mary James Power — a principal and teacher at a girls’ Catholic high school in Massachusetts. A lifelong lover of poetry, Power had endeavored to edit an anthology of prominent poets’ reflections on the spiritual dimensions of their art and.