The Life and Poetry of Manoah Bodman: Bard of the Berkshires

The Life and Poetry of Manoah Bodman Bard of the Berkshires The Life and Poetry of Manoah Bodman reconstructs the poetry of Manoah Bodman an important early American poet whose poems have not appeared in over a century and a half Bodman considered a man of g

  • Title: The Life and Poetry of Manoah Bodman: Bard of the Berkshires
  • Author: Lewis Turco
  • ISBN: 9780761813248
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Life and Poetry of Manoah Bodman reconstructs the poetry of Manoah Bodman, an important early American poet whose poems have not appeared in over a century and a half Bodman, considered a man of great eccentricity, regularly delivered orations in New England towns during the Second Great Awakening of the late nineteenth century He published two broadsides, two bookThe Life and Poetry of Manoah Bodman reconstructs the poetry of Manoah Bodman, an important early American poet whose poems have not appeared in over a century and a half Bodman, considered a man of great eccentricity, regularly delivered orations in New England towns during the Second Great Awakening of the late nineteenth century He published two broadsides, two booklets, and one book, all filled with depictions of verbal communication with visions of various kinds possibly brought about by epileptic seizures Despite his long winded, turgid prose, Bodman s poems are curiously modern in their diction He wrote in an ejaculatory manner not seen in America until Emily Dickinson s work was published seventy five years later, and idiomatic than anyone else s in America until nearly the end of the nineteenth century Bodman s inspiration was far less literary than experiential, providing a link between the work of Edward Taylor and Walt Whitman in the chain of the Transcendentalists Lewis Turco brings together Bodman s curiously modern poems here for the first time, while providing an understanding of his life and family.

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