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Poetry & responsibility

Author: Neil Corcoran
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014.
Series: Poetry & ...
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Neil Corcoran's new book considers the kinds of responsibility which some exemplary modern lyric poetry takes on, or to which it makes itself subject - social, cultural, political, aesthetic and personal. It treats its theme in British, Irish and American poets and in some influential foreign-language poets available in influential English translations.The book discusses the poetry of the First World War and the  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Corcoran
ISBN: 9781781385876 1781385874
OCLC Number: 1198271248
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Jun 2017).
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico (ix, 218 p.)).
Contents: Introduction: The Responsibilities of PoetryPart I1. The Price of Pity: Wilfred Owen among the Poets of the First World War2. Isaac Rosenberg's Possessives3. A Politics of Translation: Some Modern HamletsPart II4. Yeats's 'Among School Children': The Poem and its Critics5. Question Me Again: Yeats and Heaney6. The Same Again? Louis MacNeice's Repetitions7. The Celebration of Waiting: Moments in the History of Modern Irish Poetry and the Visual Arts8. The Pools of Shiloh: On Paul Muldoon's 'Our Lady of Ardboe'Part III9. Everyone and I: Frank O'Hara, Billie Holiday and Modern Elegy10. Poison and Cure: Ted Hughes's Prose11. Back Home: Bob Dylan, Now and Then12. In Retrospect: Christopher Logue, Anne Carson, David Jones
Series Title: Poetry & ...
Other Titles: Poetry and Responsibility.
Responsibility: Neil Corcoran.


This book considers the kinds of responsibility which modern lyric poetry takes on, or to which it makes itself subject - social, cultural, political, aesthetic and personal.  Read more...


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Reviews'A beautifully written, immensely knowledgeable and highly readable volume of reflections on 20th century poetry, with an emphasis on the Irish poets Neil Corcoran knows so well and of whom he Read more...

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