Reference Material on A.R. Ammons

Bartlett, Brian. “Speech and Address in the Poetry of A. R. Ammons.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Montreal, 1990.

Bloom, Harold, ed. A. R. Ammons. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1986.

Clark, Miriam M. “‘Not at All Surprised by Science’ : Science and Technology in Ammons, Nemerov, and Merrill.” Ph.D dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986.

Cliff, Joanne Elizabeth. “The Romantic Naturalist Strain in the Poetry of A. R. Ammons.” Ph.D. dissertation, Queens University of Kingston (Canada), 1984.

DeRosa, Janet E. “Occurrences of Promise and Terror: The Poetry of A. R. Ammons.” Ph.D. dissertation, Brown University, 1978.

Evans, J. Dennis. “The Book of Laws Founded against Itself: The Poetry of A. R. Ammons, 1951-1976.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, 1978.

Evans, Murphy. “A Reading of A. R. Ammons’ Ommateum, with Doxology.” Honors Essay, Curriculum in American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984.

Fried, Philip H. “’A Place You Can Live’: An Interview with A. R. Ammons.” Manhattan Review 1, no. 2 (Fall 1980): 1-28.

_____. “Three Essays on the Poetry of A. R. Ammons.” Ph.D. dissertation, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1978.

Hanse, Bertha A. “The Spiritual Eye of A. R. Ammons: Mystical Elements in Sphere: The Form of A Motion.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Arkansas, 1995.

Holder, Alan. A. R. Ammons. Boston, Mass.: Twayne Publishers, 1979.

Johnston, Sara Andrews. “Life’s a Beach: The Shore-Lyric from Arnold to Ammons.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991.

Kirschten, Robert, ed. Critical Essays on A. R. Ammons. New York: G. K. Hall, 1997.

McFee, Michael A. “Form in the Long Poems of A. R. Ammons.” M.A. thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978.

Mills, Elizabeth M. “Wording the Unspeakable: Emily: Dickinson and A. R. Ammons.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985.

Schneider, Steven Paul. A. R. Ammons and the Poetics of Widening Scope. Rutherford, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1994. 246 pp.

_____, ed. Complexities of Motion: New Essays on A. R. Ammons’ Long Poems. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.

Scigaj, Leonard M. Sustainable Poetry: Four American Ecopoets. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999.

Wilson, Matthew Thomas. “A. R. Ammons, Theodore Roethke, and American Nature Poetry.” Ph.D. dissertation, Rutgers University, 1978.

Wolfe, Cary. “The Poetics of Nature: A. R. Ammons’ Later Long Poems.” M.A. thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986.

Wright, Stuart T., comp. “A. R. Ammons: A Bibliographical Checklist.” American Book Collector 1, no. 3 (May/June 1980): 32-37.

_____. A. R. Ammons: A Bibliography, 1954-1979. Winston-Salem, N.C.: Wake Forest University, 1980.