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Edwardian Poetry

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The poets writing in the first years of the 20th century have commonly been discussed in isolation. This book considers together seven poets — Henry Newbolt, John Masefield, Thomas Hardy, Edward ... More


Vernacular Discourse from Major to Minor

Matthew Hart

in Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390339
eISBN:
9780199776191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390339.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter begins by questioning Philip Larkin's argument that W. H. Auden's early poems are “successful” because they assert a relationship of identity among dialect, audience, and social theme. ... More


‘The Loy in Irish Politics’, 1 1907–1909

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the emergence of a more forceful left-wing critique as an element of Irish cultural nationalism, one hostile to Sinn Féin conservatism. It discusses the emergence of the Irish ... More


“An Arundel Tomb”

Ramie Targoff

in Posthumous Love: Eros and the Afterlife in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226789590
eISBN:
9780226110462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110462.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This epilogue considers the twentieth century poem “An Arundel Tomb” by Philip Larkin. Larkin’s reflections on the medieval tomb for the Earl of Arundel and his wife capture many of the poignancies, ... More


PECULIARITIES OF D = 1

Thierry Giamarchi

in Quantum Physics in One Dimension

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198525004
eISBN:
9780191711909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525004.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter provides an overview of the basic ideas of interacting electrons and the peculiarities of one dimension. Interactions among particles are what endows the one-dimensional world with its ... More


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

William Wootten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is the biography of a taste in poetry and its consequences. During the 1950s and 1960s, a generation of poets appeared who would eschew the restrained manner of Movement poets such as ... More


MICROSCOPIC THEORY OF FLUCTUATION CONDUCTIVITY

Anatoly Larkin and Andrei Varlamov

in Theory of Fluctuations in Superconductors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528159
eISBN:
9780191713521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528159.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents a microscopic analysis of the different fluctuation contributions to the conductivity tensor. The physical origin and a qualitative evaluation of Aslamazov-Larkin, ... More


Introduction

Natalie Pollard

in Speaking to You: Contemporary Poetry and Public Address

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657001
eISBN:
9780191742194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657001.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Introduction engages the literary history of address, from Shelley's Romantic account of the poem's pronouns ‘I, you, he, she’ as merely ‘modifications of the one mind’, to John Stuart Mill's ... More


Read Me if You Dare: Address and Misbehaviour

W. S. Graham

in Speaking to You: Contemporary Poetry and Public Address

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657001
eISBN:
9780191742194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657001.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter argues that Graham's unsettlingly direct addresses (reminiscent of Movement writings) seem to hail readers combatively: ‘I speak to you’, ‘Don’t fool me’. Like Larkin, Graham attacks ... More


Jazzing Britain: The Transatlantic Jazz Invasion and the Remaking of Englishness

Genevieve Abravanel

in Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199754458
eISBN:
9780199933143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754458.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

When jazz arrived in England, the nation was on an imaginative precipice: both grasping after history and attempting to bury it, haunted by terrible loss and eager to forget it in a frenzy of music ... More


Sex and the Soldier

JOHN BAYLEY

in Housman's Poems

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117636
eISBN:
9780191671036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117636.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the poems of Housman and Larkin that involve soldiers and the drama of sex. The soldiers in Housman's poems can also be the reader, ie., one of the young men whom Housman hoped ... More


Contacts and Reversals

JOHN BAYLEY

in Housman's Poems

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117636
eISBN:
9780191671036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117636.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses a further comparison of the work of Housman with those of Larkin and Celan, both of whom have been discussed in the previous chapters. It is revealed that the common features ... More


Guilty Knowledge, Guilty Pleasure: The Dirty Art of Poetry

William Logan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166867
eISBN:
9780231537230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166867.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

William Logan has been a thorn in the side of American poetry for more than three decades. Though he has been called the “most hated man in American poetry,” his witty and articulate reviews have ... More


‘Rather than words’: The End of Authority?

PETER McDONALD

in Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235803
eISBN:
9780191714542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235803.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Form is the serious heart of a poem where such ‘authority’ as poetry bears must reside. In this sense, the poem is a serious business, however the poet chooses to run his business in broader senses. ... More


Poetry and Decolonization

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/9780226703374.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the poetic effects of the decolonization of the British Empire. The analysis uses Edward Said's ideas of cross-national affiliation and decolonizing cultural resistance. It ... More


George Larkin’s Tour, 1701–1703

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines George Larkin's tour of England's various colonies from 1701 to 1703 as part of his mission to train local authorities on how to administer a piracy trial. Larkin was appointed ... More


A Few Lonely Frenchmen in a Strange Land

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Exiled French Jesuits arrive in Kentucky to take over St. Mary’s College. They quarrel with Bishop Flaget and his coadjutor Bishop Chabrat. They finally receive permission from Father General to ... More


Uneasy Neighbors: Jesuit College and Diocesan Seminary

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The students at St. John’s College came from a surprisingly wide geographical background, including a number from Latin America whose wealthy parents sent them to Rose Hill to learn English. The ... More


Larkin’s Toads

William Logan

in Guilty Knowledge, Guilty Pleasure: The Dirty Art of Poetry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166867
eISBN:
9780231537230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166867.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews The Complete Poems, as thorough an edition of Philip Larkin's poetry as any reader will require. Those sated with the poems still have the poet's extranea—the two novels, the ... More


Poetry and Displacement

Stan Smith

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311161
eISBN:
9781846313783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313783
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The last hundred years have been an era of unprecedented displacements: the accelerated drift of rural populations to the metropolis, the spread of these cities into successive empires, and the ... More


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