Marianne Moore | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Bethany Hicok

This literature criticism consists of approximately 32 pages of analysis & critique of Marianne Moore.
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Critical Essay by Bethany Hicok

SOURCE: Hicok, Bethany. “To Work ‘Lovingly’: Marianne Moore at Bryn Mawr, 1905-1909.” Journal of Modern Literature 23, no. 3/4 (summer 2000), 483-501.

In the following essay, Hicok explores “Bryn Mawr's crucial significance to [Moore's development as a poet.”]

In an August 1921 letter to her friend Bryher, Marianne Moore wrote that her experience at Bryn Mawr gave her “security in my determination to have what I want.”2 She described to Bryher the “intellectual wealth” she had received there as not something that could be “superimposed,” but something that must be “appropriated” (Selected Letters, p. 178). This statement is perhaps Moore's strongest and most direct youthful declaration of literary ambition and points to the central role that...

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