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The prophetic tradition in American poetry, 1835-1900.

Kramer, Aaron

The prophetic tradition in American poetry, 1835-1900.

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Rutherford [N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • Prophecies in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS201 .K7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination416 p.
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5604528M
    LC Control Number68011569

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Robinson Jeffers () is not only the greatest poet that the American West has produced but also a major poet of the twentieth century in the tradition of American prophetic poetry. This anthology serves as an introduction to Jeffers's work for the general reader and for students in courses on American poetry.

Prose is the small room of fixed reality; poetry unlocks the door to infinite possibility. The poetic and the prophetic are related. This is certainly true with the book of Revelation.

Approach John’s mysterious Patmos poem, not as you would a German theologian’s exegesis of Romans, but as you would a T.S. Elliot poem. Walter Brueggemanns book The Prophetic Imagination is a book that addresses a worthwhile subject but proposes all the wrong answers.

He contends that the contemporary American church is so largely enculturated to the American ethos of consumerism that it has little power to believe or to act. I can hardly quarrel with his premise/5.

Prophetic traditions refers to any written or oral prophecies within a culture, usually of religious nature.

A major source of such early prophetic traditions comes from the Jewish religion where it is called Masorah, and is identified in Oral Torah, notably in the Pirkei Avot that spans the tradition from Moses to the time of the Second Temple.

Book Description. Exploring the diverse factors that persuaded Christopher Columbus that he could reach the fabled "East" by sailing west, Dante, Columbus and the Prophetic Tradition considers, first, the impact of Dante’s Divine Comedy and the apocalyptic prophetic tradition that it reflects, on Columbus’s perception both of the cosmos and the eschatological meaning of his journey to what.

The Romantic era in England and Germany saw a sudden renewal of prophetic modes of writing. Biblical prophecy and, to a lesser extent, classical oracle again became viable models for poetry and even for journalistic prose. 1835-1900. book, this development arose out of the new-found freedom of biblical interpretation that began in the mid-eighteenth century, as the Bible was increasingly seen to be a.

“Prophetic Encounters is the most important book on the radical tradition in America to emerge in years. Spanning almost two hundred years of American history, and written with subtlety and grace, it tells the story of the intricate links between the radical reform tradition and the ‘prophetic power’ of religious belief.

Editorial Reviews" The Prophetic Tradition and Radical Rhetoric in America importantly connects the radical rhetorical tradition with biblical (prophetic) roots as an alternative to the Greek rhetorical tradition The book also makes an important contribution to the history of the present in showing that contemporary radical movements are grounded in American tradition and : James Darsey.

The Prophetic Tradition in American Poetry, (Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ) On Freedom's Side: An Anthology of American Poems of Protest (Macmillan, ) Melville's Poetry: Toward the Enlarged Heart; A Thematic Study of Three Ignored Major Poems (Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, )Occupation: poet, translator, literary critic.

This article seeks to contribute to alternative ways of establishing poetic relation by elaborating on a recent turn towards the importance of social and group poetics in post-war American : Nathan Shank.

The Prophetic Tradition in American Poetry, Aaron Kramer. Published by Dust jacket is also very good with several small tears. In mylar. Poetry by Aaron Kramer. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # More Bottom corner of book has been wet and there is light staining in the margins.

pages. Signed by Author(s). Poetry and Prophecy For the ancients, the two were very much intertwined—prophecies were given in verse, and one word for poet in Latin is “vates”—prophet.

Both poets and prophets were supposed to be enthused—en-god-ed—inspired by forces outside themselves. The Prophetic Tradition and Radical Rhetoric in America importantly connects the radical rhetorical tradition with biblical (prophetic) roots as an alternative to the Greek rhetorical tradition The book also makes an important contribution to the history of the present in showing that contemporary radical movements are grounded in American tradition and : James Darsey.

America a Prophecy is a prophetic book by the English poet and illustrator William is engraved on eighteen plates, and survives in fourteen known copies. It. In the tradition of Alice Walker, this electrifying new African American voice delivers the verdict on the urban condition in a sensual, propulsive, and prophetic book of poetry and prose.

Whether she is writing about an enraged teenager gone "wilding" in Central Park, fifteen-year-old Latasha Harlins gunned down by a Korean grocer, or a /5(11). “Prophetic Encounters is the most important book on the radical tradition in America to emerge in years.

Spanning almost two hundred years of American history, and written with subtlety and grace, it tells the story of the intricate links between the radical reform tradition and the ‘prophetic. The Prophetic Tradition in American Poetry, Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, The Prophetic Tradition and Radical Rhetoric in America importantly connects the radical rhetorical tradition with biblical (prophetic) roots as an alternative to the Greek rhetorical tradition The book also makes an important contribution to the history of the present in showing that contemporary radical movements are grounded in American.

Thus, Christian prophetic tradition, which Dickinson and her contemporaries saw extending from the Old and New Testament eras into modern America through a line of authoritative, wise religious speakers, provided her with stances, rhetorical structures, and a style for her poetry. George Shulman University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis,xvii+ pp., $ ISBN: George Shulman’s American Prophecy: Race and Redemption in American Political Culture is a beautiful work of political theory, political theology and American studies.

Through a critical analysis of biblical and contemporary prophetic traditions, Shulman reworks the sometimes Author: Jade Schiff. The black prophetic tradition is rarely taught in schools, including primarily African-American schools, and West said that this deterioration threatens to extinguish the tradition.

Prominent theologian Eugene Peterson writes in an introduction to the prophetic book Amos that "religion is the most dangerous energy source known to humankind. The moment a person, government, or religion is convinced that God is either ordering or sanctioning a cause or project, anything goes.

The Prophetic Tradition in American Poetry. At a time when social movements led by religious leaders, from Louis Farrakhan to Pat Buchanan, are playing a central role in American politics, James Darsey connects this radical tradition with its prophetic roots. Public discourse in the West is derived from the Greek principles of civility, diplomacy, compromise, and negotiation.

Islam is a wager that Christianity has gone wrong" (3). This first chapter addresses the emergence of Islam as a Semitic prophetic tradition on the margins of world empires yet outside the repetition compulsion of east versus west; it disrupts the conventional, whiggish periodization of.

This is the grand book on the American prophetic tradition of thought and action we've been waiting for.

Shulman's subtle theoretical analyses, sophisticated historical narratives, and progressive political project brings new life to a set of issues and figures—such as race, empire, and democracy in the texts of Thoreau, King, Baldwin, and Morrison—that either we honestly face or we sadly.

The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry by Alan Kaufman is a brilliant anthology, maybe the greatest anthology of new American poetry I've ever read.

Part of its genuis is that"Outlaw" breaks new ground, introducing poets unknown to the mainstream while showing how they belong to the Outlaw lineage begun by WC Williams and later the Size: KB. "Aaron Kramer -- Poet and Trade Unionist." Office and Professional News Jan./Feb.

pag. Young, Israel. Rev. of The Prophetic Tradition in American Poetry, Folklore Center Bulletin 23 Dec. pag. "Yiddish Mommas." Rev. of All My Yesterdays Were Steps. American Book Review (Dec. /Jan. ): 26+ I The prophetic tradition in American poetry, / Aaron Kramer pins.

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It really is a version of the myth of the American Adam, which R.W.B. Lewis so skillfully explored and skewered in his book, THE AMERICAN ADAM: INNOCENCE, TRAGEDY AND TRADITION IN THE. Tony Trigilio describes an alternative lineage, demonstrating that the prophetic poetries of William Blake, H.

D., and Allen Ginsberg create a counter-history which resists religious and literary orthodoxy to such an extent that it revises the very tradition which authorizes it.".

Tom Cheetham has written a powerful book. With great talent, he shows how Henry Corbin's deep spirituality has the power to eliminate our "spiritual neediness," because it gives us what we are truly looking for: a non-literal god, a god that does not even ask to be called "God" (or "Goddess"), one that is the World, not beyond it.

THE BOOK OF AMOS. Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.). He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary (–17).

The poetry of Amos. She looks at common views of the book of Hosea and presents new methodologies on tradition and redaction. Holt uses literary and theological techniques to search the text for meaning.

The first part of the study is exegesis, followed by a section on prophetic tradition. The Black Church Prophetic Tradition and Trinity United Church of Christ • This is an attack on the Black Church’s historic prophetic concern for social justice – the Black Church in America was born out of the crucible of slavery, lynching and Jim Crow.

It was the prophetic voice and protest of the Black Church that opened up America’sFile Size: 27KB.The Book of Amos. Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.). He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary.

The poetry of Amos, who. In A Defence of Poetry () Shelley claimed that “poets, according to the circumstances of the age and nation in which they appeared, were called in the earlier epochs of the world legislators or prophets.” This identification of the poet, and specifically Shelley, with the prophetic has been fertile ground for academic inquiry.

Even a cursory glance of Shelley’s poetry and political.