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The flight of the vernacular : Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott and the impress of Dante

Author: Maria Cristina Fumagalli
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2001.
Series: Cross/cultures, 49.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fumagalli, Maria Cristina.
Flight of the vernacular.
Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2001
(OCoLC)606643384
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Seamus Heaney; Derek Walcott; Dante Alighieri; Seamus Heaney; Derek Walcott; Seamus Heaney; Dante (Alighieri); Derek Walcott
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Cristina Fumagalli
ISBN: 9042014768 9789042014763
OCLC Number: 48431849
Description: xxvi, 303 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Donner un sens plus pur aux mots de la tribu 'L'Alto Volo' and the return to the real 2. Flight and Folly Or, Dante and the megalomania of the signifier 3. Epitaph for the Young Walcott's apprentice years 4. The Style of Her Praise Dante's Vita Nuova and Walcott's Another Life 5. Breaking the Tribe's Complicity Heaney's Field Work 6. Shabine's alto volo and Ulysses' folle volo Walcott's "The Schooner Flight 7. Out of Avernus: Heaney's Station Island 8. The Book of Change: Heaney's The Haw Lantern 9. A Caribbean Epic of the Self: Walcott's Omeros 10. A Poetry of Paradise. Heaney's Seeing Things and The Spirit Level and Walcott's The Bounty Conclusion Appendix I Appendix II Works Cited Index
Series Title: Cross/cultures, 49.
Responsibility: Maria Cristina, Fumagalli.

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