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The force of poetry

Author: Christopher Ricks
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 1984.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ricks, Christopher B.
Force of poetry.
Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 1984
(OCoLC)557633458
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Ricks
ISBN: 0198117221 9780198117223
OCLC Number: 10506433
Description: xiii, 447 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: John Gower: Metamorphosis in other words --
Andrew Marvell: 'Its own resemblance' --
John Milton: Sound and sense in Paradise lost --
Samuel Johnson: Dead metaphors and 'impending death' --
William Wordsworth 1: 'A pure organic pleasure from the lines' --
William Wordsworth 2: 'A sinking inward into ourselves from thought to thought' --
Thomas Lovell Beddoes: 'A dying start' --
A.E. Housman: The nature of his poetry --
William Empson: The images and the story --
Stevie Smith: The art of sinking in poetry --
Robert Lowell: 'The war of words' --
Philip Larkin: 'Like something almost being said' --
Geoffrey Hill 1: 'The tongue's atrocities' --
Geoffrey Hill 2: At-one-ment --
Clichés --
Lies --
Walter Pater, Matthew Arnold and misquotation --
American English and the inherently transitory.
Responsibility: Christopher Ricks.

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