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" Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these... "
Adrienne Rich: The Moment of Change - Page 25
by Cheri Colby Langdell - 2004 - 277 pages
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To-day, Volume 9

1922 - 276 pages
...emotion ; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. TS ELIOT BOOKS FICTION. THE GARDEN PARTY, and other Stories. By Katherine Mansfield. (Constable...
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Criticism in America, Its Functions and Status

Irving Babbitt, Van Wyck Brooks, William Crary Brownell, Ernest Augustus Boyd, Thomas Stearns Eliot, Henry Louis Mencken, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Joel Elias Spingarn, George Edward Woodberry - 1924 - 342 pages
...emotion; it is not the expression of personality, ..but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. 226 in This essay proposes to halt at the frontier of metaphysics or mysticism, and confine...
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Criticism in America, Its Functions and Status

Irving Babbitt, Van Wyck Brooks, William Crary Brownell, Ernest Augustus Boyd, Thomas Stearns Eliot, Henry Louis Mencken, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Joel Elias Spingarn, George Edward Woodberry - 1924 - 342 pages
...from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. m This essay proposes to halt at the frontier of metaphysics or mysticism, and confine itself...
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The Ordeal of Robert Frost: The Poet and His Poetics

Mark Richardson, Carolyn Richardson - 1997 - 296 pages
...from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things" (Selected Essays 10-1 1 ). He has in mind exactly the sort of readers and writers Frost acknowledges...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 666 pages
...from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. TS (THOMAS STEARNS) ELIOT, (1888-1965) Anglo-American poet, critic. "Tradition and the Individual...
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The Sacred Wood and Major Early Essays

T. S. Eliot - 1997 - 146 pages
...from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, hut an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. IIl 6 Se ims ans deioTepov n KOI'L airaQes Am* This essay proposes to halt at the frontier...
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Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in His Criticism

Lawrence Danson - 1997 - 214 pages
...from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape those things. '^ This is an earnest way of saying, as Gilbert says in The Critic as Artist', that 'All...
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The Future of Modernism

Hugh Witemeyer - 1997 - 284 pages
...language: a prostitute's lips become "the vehicle of a vague speech."36 "Only those," as Eliot remarked, "who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."37 Stephen Dedalus's desire to escape escape from problems for which, at the time, Freud...
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Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Jane Goldman, Olga Taxidou - 1998 - 658 pages
...emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality'. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. ó ôè voûç iacoç oevóiepóv TV Kai àrcaGéç èoiw. This essay proposes to halt at the...
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Old Formalism: Character in Contemporary American Poetry (p)

Jonathan Holden - 1999 - 172 pages
...personality; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. Mary Kinzie, like all of the best postmodern poets, does not use disguises; but she is a formalist...
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