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Living in time : the poetry of C. Day Lewis

Author: Albert Gelpi
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Here, rendered the eloquent prose by one of our most distinguished critics of modern poetry, is the first full-length study of the poetry of C. Day Lewis, a book that introduces the reader to a profoundly revealing and beautifully wrought record of his poetry against the cultural and literary ferment of this century. Albert Gelpi explores in three expansive sections the major periods of the poet's development,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: C Day Lewis; C Day Lewis; Cecil Day Lewis; Cecil Day Lewis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Gelpi
ISBN: 0195098633 9780195098631
OCLC Number: 35814827
Description: 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Albert Gelpi.
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In this critical study of the work of C. Day Lewis, the author argues much of his best poetry was written during and after the war in the 1940s and in his last years, rather than in the 1930s as is  Read more...

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humane, thorough and helpful book on Day Lewis and his poems /... Gelpi's scrupulously faithful unpicking of the poetic structures in Day Lewis' work dramatizes the important point that modernist Read more...

 
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