T.S. Eliot’s Christmas Poems: An Essay in Writing-as-Reading by G. Atkins

By G. Atkins

this is often the 1st full-scale research of T.S. Eliot's six "Ariel Poems" as Christmas poems. via shut readings, Atkins argues that those poems thought of jointly turn out to be essentially similar representations of the "impossible union" that happened within the Incarnation.

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Le Corsaire (French Edition) by Amable Regnault

By Amable Regnault

Le Corsaire
Amable Regnault, Historien, bibliothécaire et archiviste (1798-1897)

Ce livre numérique présente «Le Corsaire», de Amable Regnault, édité en texte intégral. Une desk des matières dynamique permet d'accéder directement aux différentes sections.

Table des matières
- Présentation
- Chant I
- Chant Ii
- Chant Iii

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Belonging and Estrangement in the Poetry of Philip Larkin, by Rory Waterman

By Rory Waterman

targeting the importance of position, connection and courting in 3 poets who're seldom thought of in conjunction, Rory Waterman argues that Philip Larkin, R.S. Thomas and Charles Causley epitomize the various emotional and societal shifts and mores in their age. Waterman appears to be like on the foundations underpinning their poetry; the makes an attempt of all 3 to forge a feeling of belonging with or separateness from their readers; the poets’ various responses to their geographical and cultural origins; the belonging and estrangement that inheres in relationships, together with marriage; the compelled estrangements of struggle; the antagonism among social belonging and a necessity for isolation; and, ultimately, the charged problems with religion and mortality in an more and more secularized country.

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New Collected Poems by Iain Crichton Smith

By Iain Crichton Smith

Iain Crichton Smith's Collected Poems used to be provided the Saltire Prize whilst it was once released in 1992. This thoroughly revised and enlarged variation comprises seventy extra poems, regularly from the 4 books the poet released within the Nineties: Ends and Beginnings (1994), The Human Face (1996), The Leaf and The Marble (1998) and A kingdom for outdated males and My Canadian Uncle (2000), including extracts from his 1971 translation of Sorley Maclean's epic D?in do Eimhir agus D?in Eile (Poems to Eimhir, 1943), a founding second of recent Gaelic poetry. the recent creation by way of Matthew McGuire of the dept of Scottish Literature, collage of Glasgow, illuminates the variety of Crichton Smith's success as a poet of Scotland and Europe: rooted in neighborhood culture but, in Edwin Morgan's phrases, 'open to the full highbrow world'.

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Thomas Chatterton and Neglected Genius, 1760-1830 by Daniel Cook

By Daniel Cook

lengthy ahead of Wordsworth etherealized him as 'the marvellous Boy / The sleepless Soul that perished in its pride', Thomas Chatterton was once touted because the 'second Shakespeare' through eighteenth-century Shakespeareans, ranked one of the major British poets by means of fashionable literary critics, and likened to the modern glossy prose stylists Macpherson, Sterne, and Smollett. His pseudo-medieval Rowley poems, particularly, engendered a renewed fascination with old English literature.

With Chatterton as its case research, this ebook bargains new insights into the formation and improvement of literary scholarship within the interval, from the periodical press to the general public lecture, from the overview to the anthology, from textual to biographical feedback. cook dinner demonstrates that, whereas significant students came across Chatterton to be a pertinent topic for a number of literary debates within the eighteenth century, by way of the top of the Romantic interval he had turn into, and nonetheless is still, an unsettling version of hubristic genius.

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Thicket by Anna Jackson

By Anna Jackson

In Anna Jackson's 5th number of poetry Thicket, a wealthy and leafy existence is ultimate in at the poet. yet a thicket is additionally whatever to stroll out of, and Jackson deals us fairytale breadcrumb tracks to persist with, via poems that give some thought to badminton at nightfall, Virgil at bedtime, thought over wine; shimmering, multi-faceted poems of swans and puppets, sons and brothers, a girl who has develop into a tree. Thicket is an entire booklet from a poet of unease, who regularly turns her consciousness to the brambled direction, the music less-followed, the subterranean presences in daily life.

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Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of by Huw Pryce,John Watts

By Huw Pryce,John Watts

accumulating 16 thought-provoking new essays through top medievalists, this quantity celebrates the paintings of the overdue Rees Davies. Reflecting Davies' curiosity in identities, political tradition and the workings of energy in medieval Britain, the essays variety throughout ten centuries, taking a look at numerous key themes. concerns explored diversity from the historic representations of peoples and the altering styles of strength and authority, to the notions of 'core' and 'periphery' and the connection among neighborhood stipulations and foreign hobbies. The political influence of phrases and ideas, and the parallels among advancements in Wales and people in other places in Britain, eire and Europe also are mentioned. Appreciations of Rees Davies, a bibliography of his works, and Davies' personal farewell speech to the background school on the collage of Oxford whole this remarkable tribute to a much-missed scholar.

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A Mirror for Magistrates in Context: Literature, History and by Harriet Archer,Andrew Hadfield

By Harriet Archer,Andrew Hadfield

this is often the 1st essay assortment on A replicate for Magistrates, the most well-liked paintings of English literature within the age of Shakespeare. The replicate is the following analysed through significant students, who speak about its which means and value, and determine the level of its impression as a chain of tragic tales displaying robust princes and governors introduced low through destiny and enemy motion. students debate the hard and radical nature of the Mirror's politics, its value as a piece of fabric tradition, its courting to oral tradition as print was once changing into ever extra very important, and the advanced evolution of its various texts. different chapters speak about the significance of the booklet because the first significant paintings that represented Roman heritage for a literary viewers, the sly humour inside the tragedies and their impression on significant writers corresponding to Spenser and Shakespeare.

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Hopkins and Heidegger (Continuum Literary Studies) by Brian Willems

By Brian Willems

Hopkins and Heidegger is a brand new exploration of Gerard Manley Hopkins' poetics during the paintings of Martin Heidegger. extra noticeably, Brian Willems argues that the paintings of Hopkins does not less than suggest recommendations to a few hitherto unresolved questions concerning Heidegger's later writings, vitalizing the techniques of either writers past their neighborhood contexts. Willems examines a couple of cross-sections among the poetry and regarded Hopkins and the philosophy of Heidegger. whereas neither author ever at once addressed the other’s paintings – Hopkins died the 12 months Heidegger used to be born, 1899, and Heidegger by no means turns his options on poetry to the Victorians – a couple of similarities among the 2 were famous yet by no means fleshed out. Willems' readings of those cross-sections are targeted on Hopkins’ suggestions of 'inscape' and 'instress' and round Heidegger’s interpreting of either appropriation (Ereignis) and the fourfold (das Geviert).
This examine may be of curiosity to students and postgraduates in either Victorian literature and Continental philosophy.

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Gethsemane Day by Dorothy Molloy

By Dorothy Molloy

Hare Soup, Dorothy Molloy's first choice of poems, used to be released through Faber in 2004, simply weeks after the poet's premature loss of life. Gethsemane Day brings jointly her final and hitherto unpublished poems, which have a good time survival with the entire anarchic zest, mordancy and lyric force of Hare Soup, whereas confronting person ailment and dying with relocating lucidity.

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