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“Strange Elation” and a Strange Relation: Gerard Hopkins and Caribbean Poetry

Emily Taylor Merriman

in The Fire That Breaks: Gerard Manley Hopkins's Poetic Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781942954361
eISBN:
9781786944375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954361.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While Gerard Manley Hopkins—a supporter of British imperialism who did not engage with issues surrounding colonialism, slavery, or race—might seem a surprising model for post-colonial writers, he has ... More


Modernist Inflections, Postcolonial Directions

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730004
eISBN:
9780226730288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730288.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

What is the relation between two of the most significant areas of twentieth-century literary achievement, namely modernism and postcolonial poetry? How does postcolonial poetry converge with and ... More


A Dialogic Poetics: Poetry and the Novel, Theory, and the Law

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083735
eISBN:
9780226083421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083421.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that poetry is vibrantly dialogic, a quality usually reserved for the novel. It proposes a “dialogic poetics” that would combine analysis of poetry’s interplay with other genres, ... More


Modernist Bricolage, Postcolonial Hybridty

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/9780226703374.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the issues of modernist bricolage and postcolonial hybridity in relation to poetic transnationalism. It discusses Third World poets' use of intercultural poetic forms of ... More


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