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Speaking to You: Contemporary Poetry and Public Address

Natalie Pollard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657001
eISBN:
9780191742194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657001.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book conducts readings of four contemporary British poets whose work differently probes the politics of intimate speech and space: Geoffrey Hill, W. S. Graham, Don Paterson, and C. H. Sisson. ... More


The Words of a Myriad: Orientation and Avoidance

C. H. Sisson

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/9780199657001.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores to what degree the English poet C. H. Sisson's addresses mingle their (often Modernist) attentiveness to the positive relations of historical and cultural understandings with ... More


Sweet Rose of England: Public Bodies

C. H. Sisson

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/9780199657001.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Sisson's addresses explore how far a poet should create ‘agreement’ between the poem of the present and past. Speaking to you through time, Sisson is in conversation with long-deceased auditors ... More


Family and Education

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the early life of Theobald Wolfe Tone during the period from 1763 to 1790. Tone was born on June 20, 1763 in Dublin, Ireland and was the eldest son of Peter and Margaret Tone. ... More


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