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Author Babcock, Matthew James

Title Private fire : Robert Francis's ecopoetry and prose / Matthew James Babcock
Published Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (217 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- The influence of Dickinson and Frost -- Sex, gender, and the rural erotic -- Fiction and non-fiction -- Ecospirituality and ecopolitics -- Economy, place, and space -- The experiemental environmental -- Valhalla -- Conclusion
Summary Matthew J. Babcock's Private Fire: Robert Francis's Ecopoetry and Prose presents an introduction to and analysis of nearly six decades of nature-centered literature produced by one of America's most intriguing but tragically obscure writers. Private Fire tracks the steady trajectory of Francis's life and career, situates him among more visible twentieth-century writers, and presents a broad and eclectic explication of his contribution to American environmental literature. Specifically, readers will investigate the influence Dickinson and Frost exerted on Francis, Francis's traditional and expe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Francis, Robert, 1901-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation
Francis, Robert, 1901-1987. fast (OCoLC)fst00045009
Subject Ecology in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Ecology in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781611490237