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Donoghue, Denis

Works: 224 works in 941 publications in 4 languages and 33,983 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Autobiographies  Diaries  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Annotator, Author of introduction, Other, pre, Speaker
Classifications: PR5906, 821.8
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The American classics : a personal essay by Denis Donoghue( file )
14 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,069 libraries worldwide
"How is a classic book to be defined? How much time must elapse before a work may be judged a "classic"? And among all the works of American literature, which deserve the designation? In this new book Denis Donoghue essays to answer these questions. He presents his own short list of "relative" classics - works whose appeal may not be universal but which nonetheless have occupied an important place in our culture for more than a century."--Jacket
Emily Dickinson by Denis Donoghue( Book )
30 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,601 libraries worldwide
Emily Dickinson - American Writers 81 was first published in 1969. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions
On eloquence by Denis Donoghue( file )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
On Eloquence questions the common assumption that eloquence is merely a subset of rhetoric, a means toward a rhetorical end. Denis Donoghue, an eminent and prolific critic of the English language, holds that this assumption is erroneous. In this book, Donoghue maintains that eloquence should be examined independent of mere rhetoric and that it has its own intrinsic value
Connoisseurs of chaos; ideas of order in modern American poetry by Denis Donoghue( Book )
35 editions published between 1900 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
Study of ten modern American poets, from Whitman to Roethke, illustrating the diversity of the poetry and some of the chief "ideas of order" that govern its aims
The third voice : modern British and American verse drama by Denis Donoghue( Book )
28 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
A discussion of the verse drama of Yeats, Eliot, Cummings, Pound, Auden, Fry, and others
Metaphor by Denis Donoghue( file )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
Denis Donoghue turns his attention to the practice of metaphor and to its lesser cousins, simile, metonym, and synecdoche. Metaphor ("a carrying or bearing across") supposes that an ordinary word could have been used in a statement but hasn't been. Instead, something else, something unexpected, appears. The point of a metaphor is to enrich the reader's experience by bringing different associations to mind. The force of a good metaphor is to give something a different life, a new life. The essential character of metaphor, Donoghue says, is prophetic. Metaphors intend to change the world by changing our sense of it. At the center of Donoghue's study is the idea that metaphor permits the greatest freedom in the use of language because it exempts language from the local duties of reference and denotation. He also addresses the question of whether or not metaphors can ever truly die.--From publisher description
Jonathan Swift: a critical introduction by Denis Donoghue( Book )
29 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
Words alone : the poet, T.S. Eliot by Denis Donoghue( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
"Donoghue's Words Alone is an intellectual memoir, a lucid and illuminating account of his engagement with the works of T.S. Eliot - from initial undergraduate encounters with "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" to later submission to Eliot's entire writings." "Submission to Eliot, in Donoghue's case, involves the ear as much as it does the mind. He is a reader who listens attentively and a writer whose own music in these pages commands attention. Whether he is writing about Eliot's poetry or confronting the (often contentious) prose, Donoghue eloquently demonstrates what it means to read and to hear a master of language."--Jacket
The ordinary universe : soundings in modern literature by Denis Donoghue( Book )
27 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Reading America : essays on American literature by Denis Donoghue( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Selection of essays and commentaries on American writing and writers from Emerson and Whitman through Auden and Ashbery
Memoirs by W. B Yeats( Book )
13 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
1st draft of Autobiography written 1915-1916; Journal written 1908-1930
Seven American poets from MacLeish to Nemerov : an introduction ( Book )
9 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
The practice of reading by Denis Donoghue( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
This book is a sustained conversation about the nature and importance of literary interpretation. Denis Donoghue argues that we must read texts closely and imaginatively, as opposed to merely or mistakenly theorizing about them. He shows what serious reading entails by discussing texts that range from Shakespeare's plays to a novel by Cormac McCarthy
We Irish : essays on Irish literature and society by Denis Donoghue( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
Thieves of fire by Denis Donoghue( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
Ferocious alphabets by Denis Donoghue( Book )
25 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 libraries worldwide
An honoured guest; new essays on W.B. Yeats by Denis Donoghue( Book )
23 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Poems of R.P. Blackmur by R. P Blackmur( file )
8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
As one of the first and most eloquent spokesmen for the New Criticism, R.P. Blackmur achieved a place of rare distinction in American letters. He preferred to think of himself as a poet, however, and this volume shows that his poetry was in its own right an enduring contribution to literature. Included here are The Second World (1942) and The Good European (1947), as well as From Jordan's Delight (1937), described by Allen Tate as "one of the most distinguished volumes of verse in the first half of the century."Blackmur was a formalist and a master of traditional versification, a poet whose work did not show the influence of Pound and Eliot although he read them closely. His poetry impresses the reader with its strength, gravity, and musicality. During his career, Blackmur lectured widely in the United States and abroad. He was the first man of letters to hold the Pitt Professorship of American History and Institutions at Cambridge University, and he was Professor of English at Princeton University, where he conceived the Christian Gauss Seminars in Criticism. He was a Fellow in American Letters at the Library of Congress, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Vice President of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Originally published in 1978. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
William Butler Yeats by Denis Donoghue( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 libraries worldwide
The sovereign ghost : studies in imagination by Denis Donoghue( Book )
21 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Denis Donoghue auteur uit Ierland
Denis Donoghue irischer Literaturkritiker
Denis Donoghue Irish literary critic, academic, educator, writer
Donoghue, Denis
Donoghue, Denis 1928-
ドノヒュー, デニス
English (431)
Portuguese (1)
German (1)
French (1)
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