William Stafford | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Frederick Garber

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of William Stafford.
This section contains 1,428 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Frederick Garber

Critical Essay by Frederick Garber

The long spaces which stretch ahead of us, compelling our half-willed entry into them; that curious Other, whose approach can be deadly, whose hiding-places and motivation are out in those long spaces and have to be sought for there—this is essential Stafford. If it takes some of its origin in Frost (much of our modern poetry of nature does, Emersonians to the contrary) there is also a great deal which was in Stafford from the beginning and was confirmed by Frost. Stafford saw the long spaces elementally in Kansas. What Stories That Could Be True makes clear is how the Midwest modes of living in space were transformed into the Northwest ones, how Stafford was plains and is mountains, how all these together shape out a vision which is unique in our time. It has now become possible to...

(read more)

This section contains 1,428 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Frederick Garber
Follow Us on Facebook