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John Sharpe and Alexander Chalmers: A Body of Standard English Poetry

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

In 1805, as Cooke brought his project to an end, John Sharpe started a series called The Works of the British Poets, extending to nearly 50 years an unbroken chain of continuity: from 1765 to 1812, ... More


William Creech and John Boyle: The Classics Spread Across Scotland

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter looks at the careers of William Creech and John Boyle, and examines how the English Classics spread across Scotland. For 40 years, Creech was the chief publisher in Edinburgh. Creech ... More


Robert Anderson's Comprehensive View of English Poetry

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Robert Anderson's comprehensive view of English poetry. Anderson was the first non-bookseller to wield much editorial authority over a multi-volume poetry collection. His ... More


Robert Burns and British Poetry: Chatterton Lecture on Poetry

Murray G. H. Pittock

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses Robert Burns, a poet who dwelt on the early phase of the poem ‘Resolution and Independence’. It examines the critical introspection that has tended to exclude Burns from an ... More


Poetry and the TranslocalBlackening Britain

Jahan Ramazani

in A Transnational Poetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines how postcolonial and black British poets and calypso singers reimagined metropolitan England in relation to African and Caribbean cultures and histories. It discusses how black ... More


Introduction

Natalie Pollard

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter begins with an assessment of Don Paterson's work. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to bring together chapters focusing on his poetry, aphorism, editorial work, ... More


‘A Native Ardour of their Minds which Brooked No Master’: Poetry in the North of England

in Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237440.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the poetry of Northern England. It covers topics such as the paranoia about the South; why northern patriots need to develop resistance to prestige forms of speech; and songs ... More


Scotland, Britain and The Elsewhere of Poetry

Gerard Carruthers

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses Paterson's work in terms of national identity, inheritance, and literary history, considering the poet's engagement with Scottish forebears. How resistant is his work to being ... More


Punching Yourself in the Face: Don Paterson and his Readers

Peter Robinson

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the lexicons of violence in Paterson's work, and what these have to do with the politics of reader-relations in contemporary poems. It considers how Paterson's work deals with ... More


The Publishing of Poetry

Don Paterson and Matthew Sperling

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents an interview with Paterson, focusing on the contemporary British poetry scene. Paterson responds to questions such as the story behind his association with Picador, where he has ... 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


Cleaving Nothing from Nothing: Post-Romantic Negation and Affirmation in Don Paterson

Michael O’Neill

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the Paterson's attraction to lyric nothing as indicative of an affirmative stance towards reality. Nothing, in Paterson, gives succour by associating itself with failure. It ... More


On Spirituality and Transcendence

Jo George

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Paterson's treatment of organised religion, spirituality, and death, and considers how they alter through his career. Raising issues of belief, it examines how the poetry ... More


Hiding in Full View: Dark Material and Light Writing

Natalie Pollard

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on a rarely analysed text of Paterson's, in which photography's ability to tease, conceal, and blur the viewer's gaze — as well as capture a human subject — is key in the ethics ... More


Don Paterson’s Ars Poetica

Derek Attridge

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the ambitious theoretical project of Paterson's forthcoming book, which attempts to establish a new basis for the current discourse about how poems work in terms of sound, ... More


The Romantic Indian

Kate Flint

in The Transatlantic Indian, 1776-1930

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203188
eISBN:
9780691210254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203188.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the image of the Indian that the nineteenth century inherited from Romantic writing, one that emphasized the trope of the “dying Indian” as a member of a race associated with ... More


Golden Means: Music, Translation and the Patersonnet

Hugh Haughton

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores Paterson's derivations from and implementations of fourteen-line form, in the light of his quasi-mathematical explanations for its ubiquity. Paterson has paid special attention ... More


Form in Poetry

Don Paterson and Derek Attridge

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents an interview with Paterson on the subject of sound, metre, and the meaning of lyric. Paterson responds to questions such as what he believes is the reach of his theorising in ... More


No-Score Drawing: Postmodern Games in Don Paterson

Edward Larrissy

in Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the paradoxes and slippages of quantifying terminology (‘nil’, ‘zero’, ‘double’) in his work. Such play keeps leading back to postmodern, and postmodernist, questions about ... More


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