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Breaking of style : Hopkins, Heaney, Graham

Author: Helen Vendler
Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1996.
Series: Richard Ellmann lectures in modern literature.
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Vendler's masterful study of changes in style yields a new view of the interplay of moral, emotional, and intellectual forces in a poet's work. Throughout, Vendler reminds us that what distinguishes  Read more...


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Named Person: Seamus Heaney; Gerard Manley Hopkins; Jorie Graham; Seamus Heaney; Gerard Manley Hopkins
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Vendler
ISBN: 0674081218 9780674081215
OCLC Number: 60277306
Description: 160 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction Gerard Manley Hopkins and Sprung Rhythm Seamus Heaney: The Grammatical Moment Jorie Graham: The Moment of Excess Works Cited Index
Series Title: Richard Ellmann lectures in modern literature.
Responsibility: Helen Vendler.


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Vendler is a critic readers of poetry, inside the academy and out, should take seriously... She writes less as a scholar (though her learning is prodigious) than as one impelled by the special Read more...

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