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Conclusion

David Constantine

in Hölderlin

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198157885
eISBN:
9780191673238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157885.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

Friedrich Hölderlin's biography, his figurative life, may be better known than his poems. He is syntactically difficult sometimes too, and moves in his poetic thinking through unapparent connections. ... More


Monuments and Megaliths: From Stonehenge to ‘Stonage’

Angus Vine

in In Defiance of Time: Antiquarian Writing in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566198
eISBN:
9780191722462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566198.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter considers the antiquarian response to ancient monuments through a detailed account of early modern discussions of Stonehenge. The Wiltshire stone circle enthralled the antiquaries, but ... More


Afterword: ‘“I have not finished”’

Jeffrey Wainwright

in Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067549
eISBN:
9781781703359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067549.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Looking at the closing passage of ‘Discourse: For Stanley Rosen’, this chapter dwells on the penultimate line: ‘its bleak littoral swept by bursts of sunlight’. The littoral has held a powerful place ... More


Disclosed Poetics: Beyond Landscape and Lyricism

John Kinsella

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075582
eISBN:
9781781701034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075582.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book explores the author's contemporary poetics and pedagogy as it emerges from his reflections on his own writing and teaching, and on the work of other poets, particularly contemporary writers ... More


The Mythic Method and the Foundations of Modern Literary Criticism

Cairns Craig

in Associationism and the Literary Imagination: From the Phantasmal Chaos

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748609123
eISBN:
9780748652044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748609123.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter takes a look at associationism and the basis of modern literary criticism. It first discusses the combination of associationism with an evolutionary perspective and the concept of ... More


Poetry, Modernity, and Globalization

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/9780226703374.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines what we can learn about globalization from poetry and from poetry about globalization. It discuses modern and contemporary poets' conception of the poetic imagination as ... More


True-Love: Essays on Poetry and Valuing

Allen Grossman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309736
eISBN:
9780226309750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309750.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is the fulfillment of the author's long service to poetry in the interests of humanity. Poetry's singular mission is to bind love and truth together—love that desires the beloved's ... More


Conclusion: A Radical without an Audience?

Jon Mee

in Dangerous Enthusiasm: William Blake and the Culture of Radicalism in the 1790s

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183297
eISBN:
9780191674013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183297.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 18th-century Literature

The conclusion discusses the issue of the audience and reception of William Blake's work which Paul Mann has suggested as the most egregiously underasked question in Blake studies. This book has ... More


Poetry, Poetic Perception, and Emerson's Spiritual Affirmations

David M. Robinson (ed.)

in Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311369
eISBN:
9781846315688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846315688.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the relation between subjectivity, religious discourse, and poetry during the mid–nineteenth–century, focusing on Ralph Waldo Emerson's views on the religious impulse and the ... More


A Transnational Poetics

Jahan Ramazani

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry is often viewed as culturally homogeneous, “stubbornly national,” in T. S. Eliot's phrase, or “the most provincial of the arts,” according to W. H. Auden. But this book uncovers the ... More


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