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‘We Do Language Like Spiders Do Webs’: Kathleen Jamie and Michael Longley in Conversation

Maria Johnston

in Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Michael Longley writes of Jamie: 'She has perfect pitch, a natural sense of cadence and verbal melody that helps to give her work the feel of organic inevitability'. Longley flies close to the heart ... More


Yeats, Form, and Northern Irish Poetry

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/9780199235803.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The name of William Butler Yeats means a number of different things in the discourses of contemporary Irish literary criticism, some of them a very long way from what might be understood by ... More


Some Perspectives after Pope: Keats, Tennyson, Browning, Pound, Michael Longley

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/9780199605712.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The idea that a translator might respond to an epic landscape by ‘taking a view’ was banished from translation during the turn to literalness that lasted (broadly speaking) throughout the nineteenth ... More


Singing across the Faultlines: Cultural Shifts in Twentieth-Century Receptions of Homer

Lorna Hardwick

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter tries to disentangle some of the cultural strands involved in recent receptions of Homer. Eschewing linear models of reception, it instead focuses on the potential of Homer receptions to ... More


Some Assimilations of the Homeric Simile in Later Twentieth-Century Poetry

Oliver Taplin

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter opens up a dialogue between recent scholarship on Homeric similes, and the creative use of these similes in the poetry of Christopher Logue, Michael Longley, and Derek Walcott. In its ... More


Fuzzy Connections: Classical Texts and Modern Poetry in English

Lorna Hardwick

in Tradition, Translation, Trauma: The Classic and the Modern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199554591
eISBN:
9780191808258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199554591.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the question of how the modern poet comes to connect with the ancient text or image in the first place, how he or she perceives its potential and what are the poetic ... More


Poetry and the News

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/9780226083421.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Among poetry’s most powerful interlocutors in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries has been journalism. As the pressure of news has become increasingly pervasive, from the world wars to JFK’s ... More


Verse Chronicle: Civil Wars

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/9780231166867.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews Michael Dickman's Flies, Henri Cole's Touch, Katherine Larson's Radial Symmetry, Billy Collins's Horoscopes for the Dead, Michael Longley's A Hundred Doors, and Geoffrey Hill's ... More


Into the Modern Era: From George Chapman to Anne Carson

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter continues the study of statements and prefaces by translators of classical verse into English, including those by George Chapman, Abraham Cowley, and John Dryden in the seventeenth ... More


Uncovering a New Canon: Classical Women Poets I

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines further the importance of scholarship and research in classical poetry translation, with particular reference to the translation of fragmented works by Greek and Roman women ... More


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