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Sewanee in ruins by Richard Tillinghast

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Published by University Press in Sewanee, Tenn .
Written in English


  • University of the South -- Poetry.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Richard Tillinghast ; drawings by Edward Carlos.
LC ClassificationsPS3570.I38 S4 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3854556M
LC Control Number81173579

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Book Sewanee Inn in Tennessee a boutique hotel with casual elegance and unparalleled service. Perfectly located on the grounds of the University of The South. () Sewanee in Ruins, illustrated by Edward Carlos, University of the South, Fossils, Metal, and the Blue Limit, White Creek Press, Our Flag Was Still There (contains Sewanee in Ruins), Wesleyan University Press, ISBN In the long poem “Sewanee in Ruins,” he reacts against southern history and its “fatal romanticism / / when everything burned / but the brick chimneys / and a way of talking.” The myth of southern gentility provides the backdrop for the book’s meditation on the Vietnam War and the nation’s divided loyalties. Sewanee typically provides more than students with nearly $, in funding for otherwise unpaid internships and research fellowships each summer. This support allows Sewanee students to gain the experience, the skills, and the connections they need to help them succeed right out of college.

  Tillinghast's poem projects a Sewanee ''in ruins'' after some future conflagration, but reminds the reader as well that this unique American institution, with its major buildings constructed on. This book offers a radical re- examination of Lowell's poetic career and argues for the restoration of this complex and troubled poet to a pre-eminent position in American letters. Richard Tillinghast 's books of poetry include Our Flag was Still There, Sewanee in Ruins, . His book, Voices in Ruins, about radio during the post-WWII Allied occupation of Germany, recently won the IAMHIST prize for best work in media and history His current book (with Sarah Moss) Chocolate: a global history appeared in October, Greg Wolf C' Tillinghast has written several long poems, and one section of the long poem “Sewanee in Ruins” () is reprinted here. “Sewanee in Ruins” looks back at the school in the s from the.