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The craft of criticism

The craft of criticism

Author: Allan Rodway
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Originally published in 1982, this book attempts to bridge the gap between the theory and practice of literary criticism. The bulk of the book consists of practical critiques of poems of various  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Rodway
ISBN: 0521233208 9780521233200
OCLC Number: 864275987
Description: x, 192 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Critiques; 1. 'Poem in October', Dylan Thomas; 2. 'Piazza Piece', John Crowe Ransom; 3. 'To His Coy Mistress', Andrew Marvell; 4. 'Two X', e. e. cummings; 5. 'The Twa Corbies' (with 'The Three Ravens'), Anon.; 6. 'To a Steam Roller', Marianne Moore; 7. 'To Autumn' (with 'Ode on a Grecian Urn', 'Ode to a Nightingale', and 'Ode on Melancholy'), John Keats; 8. 'The Poplar Field', William Cowper; 9. 'She Dwelt Among Th' Untrodden Ways', William Wordsworth; 10. 'Hibiscus and Salvia Flowers' (with 'Kangaroo'), D. H. Lawrence; 11. 'Thistles', Ted Hughes; 12. 'Deceptions', Philip Larkin; 13. Sonnet 138, William Shakespeare; 14. 'Tomorrow, and tomorrow...' (from Macbeth), William Shakespeare; 15. 'Snow', Louis MacNeice; 16. 'A Martian Sends a Postcard Home', Craig Raine; 17. 'The Draft Horse', Robert Frost; 18. 'London', William Blake; 19. 'An Irish Airman Foresees His Death', W. B. Yeats; 20. Sebastian's sestina (from The Sea and the Mirror), W. H. Auden; 21. 'Lady, Weeping at the Crossroads', W. H. Auden; 22. 'Procrastination', George Crabbe; Conclusion; Glossary.
Responsibility: Allan Rodway.


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