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New Larkins for old : critical essays

Author: James Booth
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

This collection brings together essays by established commentators on Larkin's work and by younger critics: from England, Northern Ireland, the USA, Canada, Belgium and Hungary. Essays by: Ian  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Philip Larkin; Philip Larkin; Philip Larkin; Philip Larkin; Philip Larkin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Booth
ISBN: 0333761073 9780333761076 0312226691 9780312226695
OCLC Number: 231839265
Description: XI, 247 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Preface Introduction; J.Booth Larkin's Money; B.Everett Larkin, Decadence and the Lyric Poem; E.Longley The Two Philip Larkins; J.Carey Patricia Avis and Philip Larkin; G.Gilpin Unreal Girls: Lesbian Fantasy in Early Larkin; M.W.Rowe New Worlds for Old; Mythology and Exile in the Novels of Philip Larkin; L.Hedgecock Philip Larkin and Lady Chatterley's Lover : Exploring an Influence; T.Whalen In the Grip of Light : Philip Larkin's Poetry of the 1940s; S.Regan The Uses of Symbolism: Larkin and Eliot; R.Ingelbien Postmodernism and Postcolonialism in the Poetry of Philip Larkin; J.Osborne 'The Lost Displays': Larkin and Empire; S.Clark Larkin and the Mundane: Mystic without Mystery; I.Almond From Here to Bogland: Larkin, Heaney and the Poetry of Place; J.Booth Native Carnival: Philip Larkin's Puppet-theatre of Ritual; V.P.Pelizzon Larkin from an East-European Perspective; I.Racz Bibliography Index
Responsibility: ed. by James Booth.


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'A brilliant gathering of contrasting views, this book sends one back to Larkin's work armed with a whole new range of perceptions. There's plenty to argue with, but nothing one can quite ignore.' - Read more...

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