Treading Softly, Speaking Low. Contemporary American Poetry in the Didactic Mode

Treading Softly, Speaking Low. Contemporary American Poetry in the Didactic Mode

CONTENTS

Chapter I

The Didactic Impulse in the Twentieth Century

Chapter II

A. R. Ammons: Self-Consciousness as Defense

Chapter III

David Wagoner: Instructor Against Instructors

Chapter IV

Galway Kinnell: Teaching as a Balancing Act