Robert Creeley (1926-2005)

A selective list of open access articles on the twentieth-century American poet Robert Creeley, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources

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"Robert Creeley." An introduction, plus short excerpts of reputable critical discussions of some of his poems. Modern American Poetry, Univ. of Illinois.

"Robert Creeley." An encyclopedia-type article on Creeley, includes selected poems, a list of his books, and a secondary reading list, from the Poetry Foundation.

"What Is Left Out." Overview of Creeley's poetry, by poet August Kleinzahler. New York Times, 24 Feb. 2008.

Whitaker, Thomas R. "Robert Creeley". A teaching guide for Robert Creeley's poetry, from educational publisher Heath.

"Robert White Creeley's. SUNY Buffalo Reporter, 3 Oct. 1996.

"Interview with Robert Creeley," by J.M. Spalding, Cortland Review, April 1998.

Adamson, Robert. "Robert Creeley 1906-2005." Australian poet writes on his friendship with Creeley. Jacket 26 Oct. 2004.

Obituaries for Robert Creeley from the Washington Post; and from the Boston Globe.

Creeley, Robert. The Collected Essays of Robert Creeley (U of Calif. P 1989). Essays by Robert Creeley on poets and painters. Complete book online. California Digital Library.

Wisker, Alastair. "Robert Creeley." An introduction, from the Literary Encyclopedia, 31 Oct. 2002 [subscription service].

literary criticism

Altieri, Charles. "The Unsure Egoist: Robert Creeley and the Theme of Nothingness." Contemporary Literature 13, 2 (Spring 1972) pp 162-85 [free at jstor].

Cameron, Allen Barry. "'Love Comes Quietly': The Poetry of Robert Creeley." Chicago Review 19, 2 (1967) pp 92-103 [free at jstor].

Kern, Robert. "Composition as Recognition: Robert Creeley and Postmodern Poetics." boundary 2 6/7 (1978) pp 211-32. Part of "Robert Creeley: A Gathering." [preview or purchase at jstor].

Kelleher, Michael, ed. "Feature: Robert Creeley." Fifteen articles on Creeley by poets and critics. Jacket 31 Oct. 2006.

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