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Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Alan Gillis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The 1930s have never really been considered an epoch within Irish literature, even though this period forms one of the most dominant and fascinating contexts in modern British literature. This book ... More


W. B. Yeats: Among the Deepening Shades

Alan Gillis

in Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins by arguing that the fact Yeats is hardly associated with the 1930s constitutes a serious blip in literary history, and sets out to rectify this hiatus. It discusses the complexity ... More


Dissenting Forms: The Brownings

Kirstie Blair

in Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644506
eISBN:
9780191741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644506.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Chapter 4 focuses on Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, with a particular concentration on two major works of the 1850s, Christmas-Eve and Aurora Leigh. It argues that the dissenting, ... More


The Stigma of Meter

Meredith Martin

in The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860--1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152738
eISBN:
9781400842193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152738.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter resituates Gerard Manley Hopkins, whose name has become synonymous with metrical experiment, within the prosodic, philological, and theological debates of his time. His commitment to ... More


Poetic History, Ireland, and the Thirties

Alan Gillis

in Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the English bias in current conceptions of the literature of the 1930s. It recasts the historical context of the 1930s in terms of global events and proceeds to locate Irish ... More


Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages

Seeta Chaganti

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547992
eISBN:
9780226548180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548180.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In Strange Footing, early dance reveals the medieval experience of poetic form. For premodern audiences, poetic form did not exist exclusively in a poem’s structural attributes. Rather, the form of a ... More


Louis MacNeice: The Living Curve

Alan Gillis

in Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Seamus Heaney’s idea of Louis MacNeice as a vital means of holding Ulster, Ireland, and England within the purview of a single imagination. It argues that such an idea, to be ... More


Conclusion

Geri L. Smith

in The Medieval French Pastourelle Tradition: Poetic Motivations and Generic Transformations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033365
eISBN:
9780813038889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033365.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This study has shown generic transformation and the emerging concepts of author as concurrent, intimately intertwined, and mutually influencing phenomena. Genre itself is an important subtext in all ... More


Mood and Trope in the Lyric

John Brenkman

in Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226673127
eISBN:
9780226673431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673431.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lyric poetry plumbs the link between mood and trope, that is, feeling and language, affect and expression. Paul de Man exemplifies the linguistic turn in literary studies, especially in his readings ... More


Poetry as Performance

Kathleen McCarthy

in I, the Poet: First-Person Form in Horace, Catullus, and Propertius

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739552
eISBN:
9781501739569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739552.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the performative model of positioning the agency of the poet in relation to the speech and events depicted in the storyworld. This model hews more closely to the norms ... More


Poetic Forms and Rhythmic Types

Nicholas Stoia

in Sweet Thing: The History and Musical Structure of a Shared American Vernacular Form

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190881979
eISBN:
9780190882006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881979.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 3 examines the poetic forms and rhythmic types of the “Sweet Thing” scheme in early blues, country, and gospel music. Approaching the scheme through its rhythmic profile and poetic form ... More


Introduction

Seeta Chaganti

in Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547992
eISBN:
9780226548180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548180.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book argues that in bringing dance-based perceptual practices to their encounter with poetry, medieval audiences experience a poem’s form as strange footing, virtual forces that hover askew of ... More


“Dredful Fotyng”: Reenacting Danse macabre’s Poetic Form

Seeta Chaganti

in Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547992
eISBN:
9780226548180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548180.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter argues that the experience of danse macabre poetry’s form is a temporal and spatial disorientation. The danse macabre spectacle conditions the reader/viewer to bring these perceptual ... More


Conclusion: Reading Word Order, Slowly

Helma Dik

in Word Order in Greek Tragic Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279296
eISBN:
9780191706905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279296.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter begins with a brief review of the preceding chapters. It then discusses how to read word order slowly. It is argued that order is bound up with the essence of communication ... More


Dance on the Surface, Dance in the Depths: Reenacting Form in the Middle English Carol

Seeta Chaganti

in Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547992
eISBN:
9780226548180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548180.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The round dance’s virtual circles configure the medieval reader’s experience of English carol form. In this ductile experience of poetic form, the reader is aware of forces, irregular and uncanny, ... More


Introduction

in Silencing the Sea: Secular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776462
eISBN:
9780804782609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776462.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Arab poets in general, and Palestinian poets in particular, have radically transformed the sound structures of their poems in order to modernize poetic forms by turning to free verse and prose poems. ... More


Poetry and the Fixed

Clive Scott

in The Poetics of French Verse: Studies in Reading

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159445
eISBN:
9780191673634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159445.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This chapter discusses the different deviations of the French sonnet in regards to the octave, which easily sets French sonnets apart from other poetic forms, such as the Shakespearean sonnet and the ... More


‘A stranger borne / To be indenized with us, and made our owne’: Samuel Daniel and the naturalisation of Italian literary forms

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores how English poet Samuel Daniel consistently attempted to naturalise Italian poetic forms into English verse. It analyzes his works, from his earliest poetry in the Delia sonnets ... More


The Work of Form: Poetics and Materiality in Early Modern Culture

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann and Ben Burton (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702818
eISBN:
9780191795282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702818.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Work of Form: Poetics, Materiality and Culture in Early Modern England draws together leading international literary scholars to discuss the resurgent interest in literary form and aesthetics in ... More


Other Forms

Nicholas Stoia

in Sweet Thing: The History and Musical Structure of a Shared American Vernacular Form

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190881979
eISBN:
9780190882006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881979.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 6 briefly considers some examples that depart from either the poetic or rhythmic parameters outlined in earlier chapters. The most common departures are songs that maintain the familiar ... More


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