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The poetry of Thom Gunn : a critical study

Author: Stefania Michelucci
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his early work the predominant theme is the desire for freedom from the painful prison of the intellect and from the masks that the individual feels compelled to wear. In Gunn's later poetry, the author notes an opening to human relationships and to Nature, Gunn's vindication and reevaluation of his long repressed and hidden homosexuality"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Thom Gunn; Gunn; Thom Gunn; Thom Gunn
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stefania Michelucci
ISBN: 9780786436873 0786436875
OCLC Number: 212328300
Notes: "The book was originally published as La maschera, il corpo e l'anima : saggio sulla poesia di Thom Gunn by Edizioni Unicopli, Milano, 2006"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 212 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Maschera, il corpo e l'anima.
Responsibility: Stefania Michelucci ; translated by Jill Franks ; foreword by Clive Wilmer.
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Starting with theoretical premises drawn from philosophy, anthropology, and sociology, this work examines Thom Gunn's poetic career. It argues that in Gunn's early poetry, the predominant theme is  Read more...

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