John Berryman was arguably Jim Tulip’s favourite contemporary American poet. There was an opacity, a toughness in Berryman’s language that linked him perhaps with Australia’s Francis Webb, for whom Jim also had a passion. Jim wrote this essay in 1973 for the Southern Review published from the English Department, University of Adelaide: The Tough Songs … More The Tough Songs of John Berryman
This seminal essay on Robert Lowell was written by Jim Tulip for the American Studies Down Under Conference and was published in Pacific Circle 4: Proceedings of the 6th and 7th Biennial Conferences of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association. Publisher ANZASA. Edited by Norman Harper and Elaine Barry. Of Woman Water James … More Of Woman, Water, and the New Perseus: A Reading of Robert Lowell’s Selected Poems, 1976.
This “Conversation” essay by Jim Tulip was first published in The Australian Journal of American Studies, Vol 5, No 2, December, 1986. Jim Tulip’s work in this field is pioneering. Conversation Reception JIm
This article appeared in Southerly Number 2 1977. This is a close reading of a challenging Melbourne poet and literary figure.
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