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Reading the ground : the poetry of Thomas Kinsella

Author: Brian John
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©1996.
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In this comprehensive study of Thomas Kinsella's poetry, Brian John explores the poet's development within both the Irish and the English contexts and defines the nature of his poetic achievement. He also offers a new reading of Kinsella's evolving relationship to one of his major literary forebears, W. B. Yeats. What becomes clear is the formidable accomplishment of a poet, now writing at the height of his powers,
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
John, Brian, 1935-
Reading the ground.
Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c1996
(OCoLC)603753822
Named Person: Thomas Kinsella; Thomas Kinsella; Thomas Kinsella; Thomas Kinsella; Thomas Kinsella
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian John
ISBN: 0813208378 9780813208374 0813208386 9780813208381
OCLC Number: 32430786
Description: xii, 275 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The Double Shadow --
2. Initiation into Experience --
3. Balance in the Violent Zone --
4. Imaginative Bedrock --
5. Seeing How the Whole Thing Works --
6. Reading the Ground.
Responsibility: Brian John.
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