American Poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) was once expert within the classics from an early age and released his first e-book of poetry in 1912. such a lot of Jeffers' paintings is unique via powerful elemental narratives set within the California Carmel/Big Sur sector. His imagery usually places the rugged great thing about the panorama towards the degraded and introverted of recent humanity. Jeffers' subject matters draw on classical and biblical assets from his early schooling, and his robust curiosity in Nietzsche's notion of individualism. a lot of his contemporaries erroneously appeared him as a nihilist. This selection of essays makes an attempt to demonstrate the artwork and complexity of Jeffers, whereas offering new insights into his paintings and its notion between his contemporaries. The essayists are Robert Brophy, Alex Vardamis, Robert Zaller, Terry Beers, Tim Hunt, David J. Rothman, Alan Soldofsky, Kirk Glaser, and William Everson. The essays signify a number of serious issues of entry-some are at the state-of-the-art of feedback and holiday new floor, others try and position Jeffers within the demonstrated views of Western civilization's Christian humanism and American poetry's landscape-centered mysticism. the gathering constitutes essentially the most conversant and lively study within the box of Jeffers stories. The opinions communicate to the character of Jeffer's poetry- the way it challenged either the minds and hearts of its readers and triggered them to rigorously outline their very own values and authentically locate their very own center.
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