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Charles Tomlinson
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This volume combines Tomlinsons's "Some Americans", a critical reading of American poets, with essays on other writers. Tomlinson's knowledge of French, Russian, Italian, Spanish and Latin-American poetry has informed his writing, and his debts to American poetry are revealed.

This volume combines Tomlinsons's "Some Americans", a critical reading of American poets, with essays on other writers.

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Tomlinson's first book of poetry was published in 1951, and his . In his critical study Lives of Poets, Michael Schmidt observes that 'Wallace Stevens wa. .

Tomlinson's first book of poetry was published in 1951, and his Collected Poems was published by the Oxford University Press in 1985, followed by the Selected Poems: 1955–1997 in 1997. In his book Some Americans Tomlinson acknowledges his poetic debts to modern American poetry, in particular William Carlos Williams, George Oppen, Marianne Moore, and Louis Zukofsky, as well as artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Arshile Gorky

In his book Some Americans Tomlinson acknowledges his poetic debts to modern American poetry, in particular William Carlos Williams, George Oppen, Marianne Moore, and Louis Zukofsky

In his book Some Americans Tomlinson acknowledges his poetic debts to modern American poetry, in particular William Carlos Williams, George Oppen, Marianne Moore, and Louis Zukofsky.

Essay collections such as Some Americans (1981) and American Essays . Charles Tomlinson became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1998.

Essay collections such as Some Americans (1981) and American Essays (2001) also treated his long-standing relationship with American culture and poetry.

American Essays book.

The twelve essays that make up his Letters from an American Farmer are . The book is the crude, occasionally eloquent, testimony of a man trying.

The twelve essays that make up his Letters from an American Farmer are, ostensibly at least, the product of a hand unfamiliar with the pen. The opening letter presents the central theme quite clearly: The decadence of European civilization makes the American frontier one of the great hopes for a regeneration of humanity. The book is the crude, occasionally eloquent, testimony of a man trying desperately to convince himself and his readers that it is possible to live the idealized life advocated by Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

THIS WAS the American Dream: a sanctuary on the earth for individual man: a condition in which he could be free not only of the old established closed-corporation hierarchies of arbitrary power which had oppressed him as .

THIS WAS the American Dream: a sanctuary on the earth for individual man: a condition in which he could be free not only of the old established closed-corporation hierarchies of arbitrary power which had oppressed him as a mass, but free of that mass into which the hierarchies of church and state had compressed and held him individually thralled and individually impotent. Not just an idea, but a condition: a living human condition designed to be coeval with the birth of America itself, engendered created and simultaneous with the very air and word America, which at that one stroke, one instant, should cover the whole earth with one simultaneous suspiration like air or light.

Alfred Charles Tomlinson, CBE (born 8 January 1927) is an English poet, translator, academic, and artist. Tomlinson was born and raised in Penkhull in the city of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. After attending Longton High School, Tomlinson read English at Queens' College, Cambridge, where he studied with Donald Davie. After leaving university he spent a year in Liguria in Italy, then taught in a primary school. He later became Emeritus Professor of English Poetry at the University of Bristol, England.

This volume combines Tomlinsons's Some Americans, a critical reading of American poets, with essays on other writers. Tomlinson's knowledge of French, Russian, Italian, Spanish and Latin-American poetry has informed his writing, and his debts to American poetry are revealed.