Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-14 of 14 items

  • Keywords: British Poetry x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Poetry of Saying: British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000

Robert Sheppard

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238195
eISBN:
9781846313806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313806
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book unearths a secret history of fifty years of experimental British verse, revealing and illuminating the daring work of British poets who have spent a half-century rewriting the rules of ... More


The British Poetry Revival 1960–1978

in The Poetry of Saying: British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238195
eISBN:
9781846313806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238195.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter defines the literary movement called the British Poetry Revival from 1960 to 1978. The first widely available gathering of the British Poetry Revival was the 1969 campaigning anthology ... More


Iain Sinclair

Brian Baker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a comprehensive critical introduction to one of the most original contemporary British writers, providing an overview of all of Iain Sinclair's major works and an analysis of his vision ... More


Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Michael Kirkham

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson, Michael Kirkham provides a critical reading of the poetry of Charles Tomlinson. Within the text, Kirkham addresses readers already interested ... More


What Was To One Side or Not Real: The Poetry of Tom Raworth 1970–1991

in The Poetry of Saying: British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238195
eISBN:
9781846313806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238195.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the implications of the works of English poet Tom Raworth. The career of Raworth navigates the years of both Linguistically Innovative Poetry and the British Poetry Revival. ... More


Introduction

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In this introductory chapter, Kirkham provides a biography of Charles Tomlinson’s early life to present day. It prepares the reader for the contents of the following chapters and foregrounds ... More


An Ethic of Perception

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter one provides a close examination and analysis of Tomlinson’s landscape poems, namely those found in The Way of a World, Seeing is Believing, Written on Water, A Peopled Landscape, American ... More


Containing Multitudes: Walt Whitman and the British Literary Tradition

Gary Schmidgall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199374410
eISBN:
9780199374434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374410.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This study explores Walt Whitman’s contradictory response to and embrace of several great prior British poets: Shakespeare, Milton, Burns, Blake, and Wordworth (with shorter essays on Scott, Carlyle, ... More


Manscapes 1958–1966

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter three traces a historical progression of Tomlinson’s poetry, focusing closely on the distinction between his ‘nature poems’ and ‘human poems’ published during the twenty year period ... More


Manscapes 1969–1978

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Like the chapter before it, chapter four tracks the development of Tomlinson’s poetry over the latter part of the 20th century. Again, this chapter analyses the human scene and natural landscape in ... More


A Saving Grace

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter five begins by providing a brief chronological account of Tomlinson’s poetry published in the 1950s and 1960s, in which Kirkham recalls the literary qualities and aspects discussed earlier in ... More


One World

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter two explores the natural-human world and the sensory and mental experience, aesthetic and moral values in Tomlinson’s poetry and attempts to define the relationship between ‘nature poems’ and ... More


Art and Mortality

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter six discusses new concerns and emphases emerging in the 1980s, whilst looking closely at Tomlinson’s poetic performance during the 80s. The chapter seeks to provide some conclusions about the ... More


Whitman and Some Other “Big Fellows”

Gary Schmidgall

in Containing Multitudes: Walt Whitman and the British Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199374410
eISBN:
9780199374434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374410.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 7 focuses, on a smaller scale, on five other authors who fit within the category of what Whitman called “big fellows” on the literary scene—and who were more emphatically his ... More


View: