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The redress of poetry : Oxford lectures

Author: Seamus Heaney
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The lectures in this book were delivered by Seamus Heaney when he was Professor of Poetry at Oxford. The subjects include Marlowe's "Hero and Leander", Clare's vernacular writing, Wilde's "The Ballad  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Dust jackets (Binding)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seamus Heaney
ISBN: 0571175627 9780571175628 0571175376 9780571175376
OCLC Number: 34959029
Notes: "The ten lectures reprinted here were first delivered in the course of my tenure as Professor of Poetry at Oxford between 1989 and 1994"--Preface.
Description: xviii, 213 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Redress of poetry --
Extending the alphabet: on Christopher Marlowe's "Hero and Leander" --
Orpheus in Ireland: on Brian Merriman's The midnight court --
John Clare's Prog --
Speranza in Reading: on "The ballad of Reading gaol" --
Torchlight procession of one: on Hugh MacDiarmid --
Dylan the durable? On Dylan Thomas --
Joy or night: last things in the poetry of W.B. Yeats and Philip Larkin --
Counting to a hundred: on Elizabeth Bishop --
Frontiers of writing.
Responsibility: Seamus Heaney.

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