Richer than the Page

  • Daniel C. O’Connell


Poetry probably would not have become a research area for me, had not Linda Funkhouser decided to use the pausological methodology to analyze a number of poems in her doctoral dissertation at Saint Louis University (Funkhouser, 1978). A few years later, I began studying poetry readings myself. I asked faculty members of both the English Department and the Drama Department at the University of Kansas to read cummings’ Dying is Fine and Williams’ The Botticellian Trees. This was the beginning of my adult poetic education.


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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel C. O’Connell
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyLoyola University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyGeorgetown UniversityUSA

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