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Lines of resistance : essays on British poetry from Thomas Hardy to Linton Kwesi Johnson

Author: Adrian Grafe; Jessica Stephens
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
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"This collection of 15 essays explores how poetry and resistance interact, set against philosophical, historical and cultural background. From this perspective, the resistance of poetry is connected with the human call to solidarity, resilience, and, ultimately, meaning. The volume covers poetry from Hardy, Yeats and Auden, among others, to contemporary writers like Hugo Williams and Linton Kwesi Johnson"--Provided  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Grafe; Jessica Stephens
ISBN: 9780786462834 0786462833
OCLC Number: 770876262
Description: vii, 242 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Adrian Grafe and Jessica Stephens --
The self-resisting : Hardy's ambivalent evocation of romantic childhood / Galia Benziman --
Hardy's cunning in form and diction / Emilie Loriaux --
"Minds" and "manacles" in late Lawrence / Elise Brault-Dreux --
Lawrence between resistence and dissolution / Sarah Bouttier --
The poem or the "fierce desire" to live : Isaac Rosenberg and Robert Graves / Anne Mounic --
Resisting theological error as a means of political salvation : Charles Williams' and Dorothy L. Sayer's second World War poetry / Suzanne Bray --
Resilience and regeneration : Four quartets in French translation / Jessica Stephens --
Basil bunting : resistance, history, and myth / Charlotte Estrade --
Ted Hughes and "that built-in resistance" : versions of the Calder Valley / Claire Hélie --
"The embattled stance" : late Yeats / Elizabeth Muller --
W.B. Yeats and resistance / Catherine Phillips --
Responding, rewording and/or resisting : Edwin Morgan / Shona M. Allan --
Auden's irreducible art / Boutheina Boughnim Laarif --
Hugo Williams : standing the test of time? / Adrian Grafe --
"Wi naw tek noh more a dem oppreshan" : Linton Kwesi Johnson's resistant vision / Emily Taylor Merriman.
Responsibility: edited by Adrian Grafe and Jessica Stephens.

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"This collection of 15 essays explores how poetry and resistance interact, set against philosophical, historical and cultural background. From this perspective, the resistance of poetry is connected with the human call to solidarity, resilience, and, ultimately, meaning. The volume covers poetry from Hardy, Yeats and Auden, among others, to contemporary writers like Hugo Williams and Linton Kwesi Johnson"--Provided by publisher.

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