First loves: from “Jabberwocky” to “After apple-picking”.

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  • Author(s): Oates, Joyce Carol
  • Source:
    American Poetry Review; November/December 1999, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p9-9, 1p
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subjects:
      Poetry writing; Authorship & psychology
    • Works:
      After apple-picking [Poem]: Frost, Robert
      Jabberwocky [Poem]: Carroll, Lewis
    • Keywords:
      Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 -- Work -- Jabberwocky
      Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 -- Work -- After apple-picking
    • Abstract:
      The writer discusses two poems, Lewis Carroll's “Jabberwocky” and Robert Frost's “After Apple Picking,” that influenced her at different formative moments in her life. She speculates that Carroll's poem, which she came to as a child, may have been more influential on her philosophical/metaphysical perspective on life than on her poetry, lending a hint of the grotesque or the surreal to her writing. She reveals that Frost's poem, which she read for the first time as a girl of 15, allowed her to see that the experiences of her domestic, apparently ordinary life, could be transmuted into worthy art.
    • ISSN:
      03603709
    • Accession Number:
      509973899
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      OATES, J. C. First loves: from “Jabberwocky” to “After apple-picking”. American Poetry Review, [s. l.], v. 28, n. 6, p. 9, 1999. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 12 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Oates JC. First loves: from “Jabberwocky” to “After apple-picking.” American Poetry Review. 1999;28(6):9. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=509973899&custid=s6224580. Accessed November 12, 2019.
    • APA:
      Oates, J. C. (1999). First loves: from “Jabberwocky” to “After apple-picking.” American Poetry Review, 28(6), 9. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=509973899&custid=s6224580
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Oates, Joyce Carol. 1999. “First Loves: From ‘Jabberwocky’ to ‘After Apple-Picking.’” American Poetry Review 28 (6): 9. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=509973899&custid=s6224580.
    • Harvard:
      Oates, J. C. (1999) ‘First loves: from “Jabberwocky” to “After apple-picking”’, American Poetry Review, 28(6), p. 9. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=509973899&custid=s6224580 (Accessed: 12 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Oates, JC 1999, ‘First loves: from “Jabberwocky” to “After apple-picking”’, American Poetry Review, vol. 28, no. 6, p. 9, viewed 12 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Oates, Joyce Carol. “First Loves: From ‘Jabberwocky’ to ‘After Apple-Picking.’” American Poetry Review, vol. 28, no. 6, Nov. 1999, p. 9. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=509973899&custid=s6224580.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Oates, Joyce Carol. “First Loves: From ‘Jabberwocky’ to ‘After Apple-Picking.’” American Poetry Review 28, no. 6 (November 1999): 9. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=509973899&custid=s6224580.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Oates JC. First loves: from “Jabberwocky” to “After apple-picking.” American Poetry Review [Internet]. 1999 Nov [cited 2019 Nov 12];28(6):9. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=509973899&custid=s6224580