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Author Harp, Jerry.

Title For us, what music? : the life and poetry of Donald Justice / by Jerry Harp
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 170 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Artistic vocation -- Solemn vows -- Missing selves -- Not addressed to you -- Artistic disclosures -- Orpheus in after time -- Conclusion
Summary When Donald Justice wrote in "On a Picture by Burchfield" that & "art keeps long hours," he might have been describing his own life. Although he early on struggled to find a balance between his life and art, the latter became a way of experiencing his life more deeply. He found meaning in human experience by applying traditional religious language to his artistic vocation. Central to his work was the translation of the language of devotion to a learned American vernacular. Art not only provided him with a wealth of intrinsically worthwhile experiences but also grante
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Justice, Donald, 1925-2004 -- Aesthetics.
Justice, Donald, 1925-2004 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010011576
ISBN 1587299445 (electronic bk.)
9781587299445 (electronic bk.)
(paperback: alk. paper)
(paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Life and poetry of Donald Justice