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Power, plain English, and the rise of modern poetry

Author: David Rosen
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
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This account of modern poetry presents a revisionist view of its' relation to Romanticism. As British poets from Wordsworth to Auden strived to present themselves both as persons of power and moral voices in their communities the rifts between plain English and their own ambitions became more difficult to reconcil.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Rosen, David, 1971-
Power, plain English, and the rise of modern poetry.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005017162
(OCoLC)60671789
Named Person: T S Eliot; W B Yeats; W H Auden; William Wordsworth; John Locke; W H Auden; T S Eliot; John Locke; William Wordsworth; W B Yeats
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Rosen
ISBN: 9780300129489 0300129483 9780300100716 030010071X 1281730297 9781281730299
OCLC Number: 129513040
Description: 1 online resource (x, 212 pages)
Contents: Prologue: the secret reference of John Locke --
Wordsworth's empirical imagination --
Certain good: W.B. Yeats and the language of autobiography --
The lost youth of modern poetry: T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden.
Responsibility: David Rosen.
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Sheds fresh light on the innovative as well as the self-deceptive aspects of modern poetry. This book aims to alter our understanding of the history of poetry in the English language. It shows how  Read more...

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