The Point Is to Change It: Poetry and Criticism in the Continuing Present

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Chapter 1

1. William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, plates 25, 26.

2. John 8:58.

3. Swinburne, “Anactoria” 102.

4. Coventry Patmore, Mystical poems of nuptial love; The wedding sermon, The unknown Eros, and other odes, ed. Terence Connolly (Boston: H. Humphries IncM 1938).

5. Gerard Manley Hopkins, “That Nature is a Heraclitean Fire and of the Comfort of the Resurrection.”

6. Theodore Roethke, “In a Dark Time” 1.

7. William Blake, “Auguries of Innocence” 127–130.

8. “Lost in Translation”: see James Merrill’s poem and Sofia Coppola’s film.

9. Shakespeare, The Tempest, act 2, scene 1.

10. John Keats, “On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer.”

11. St. Paul quoting the Greek pagan poets Epimenides and Aratus in Acts 17:28.

12. William Wordsworth, “Lucy Gray” 63–64.

13. Wallace Stevens, “Sunday Morning.”

14. See especially Isaiah.

15. Alexander Pope, “An Essay on Criticism” 234.

16. William Hazlitt, “On Going a Journey.”

17. See Marianne Moore’s “Poetry” (text of 1921).

18. Percy Bysshe Shelley, “A Defence of Poetry.”

19. Transquoting Tertullian’s De Carne Christi, chap. 5.

20. Gertrude Stein, “Composition as Explanation.”

21. C. K. Ogden and I. A. Richards, The Meaning of Meaning.

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