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“Just Looking”:Charles Tomlinson and the “Labour of Observation”

Willard Spiegelman

in How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332926
eISBN:
9780199851294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332926.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Charles Tomlinson and the “labour of observation” which he admires in visual or literary artists. His poetic technique favors a small number of fairly conventional poetic forms ... More


“The Way Things Look Each Day” Poetry, Description, Nature

Willard Spiegelman

in How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332926
eISBN:
9780199851294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332926.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book considers description as the very essence of poetry. It answers the following questions: How does description contain or convey meaning? How does one take the measure of the external world? ... 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


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


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


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


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


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


The Metamorphoses of Arthur Golding

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Metamorphosis is an obvious metaphor for translation. But in fact it is so multifarious that translators have generally eschewed it. Nevertheless, Arthur Golding's translation of the Metamorphoses ... 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


Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Nancy Toff

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Georges Barrère (1876–1944) holds a preeminent place in the history of American flute playing. Best known for two of the landmark works that are dedicated to him — the Poem of Charles Tomlinson ... More


Against Extremism

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers the attacks against Alvarez's extremism. In the 1960s and 1970s, there appeared something like a sub-genre devoted to attacking the notion of extremism in verse. Charles ... More


The Beginning of the End of Something

Deniz Ertan

in Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042706
eISBN:
9780252051562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

World War I, with its attendant music and noise, was followed immediately by an influenza epidemic (the “Spanish flu”) that was met by a resounding silence. To meet the epidemic, theatres closed and ... More


Against Extremism

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789627947
eISBN:
9781800851054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789627947.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers the attacks against Alvarez's extremism. In the 1960s and 1970s, there appeared something like a sub-genre devoted to attacking the notion of extremism in verse. Charles ... More


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