Strange likeness : the use of Old English in twentieth-century poetry (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Strange likeness : the use of Old English in twentieth-century poetry

Author: Chris Jones
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Strange Likeness examines how Old English was rediscovered by twentieth-century poets, and the uses to which they put that discovery in their own writing. Poets discussed include Ezra Pound, W. H.  Read more...

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Named Person: Ezra Pound; W H Auden; Edwin Morgan; Seamus Heaney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Jones
ISBN: 9780199278329 0199278326
OCLC Number: 185405981
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) best book award of 2008.
Description: viii, 266 s
Contents: Ear for the sea-surge : Pound's uses of Old English --
Anglo-Saxon anxieties : Auden and "the 'barbaric' poetry of the North" --
Edwin Morgan : dredging the whale-roads --
Old English escape routes : Seamus Heaney, the Caedmon of the North.
Responsibility: Chris Jones.
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a groundbreaking study * John Niles, Contemporary Literature * Jones has an eye and an ear for the clever locution... reading this book [is] a delight. * M.J. Toswell, The Medieval Review * Jones Read more...

 
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