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Just Letters: Corresponding Poets

Hugh Haughton

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter explores poets’ letters as ‘an art form’ in the post-Romantic period, exploring the bearing of poets’ letters on their poems (and vice versa). It reflects on the key role played by ... More


Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Jonathan Ellis (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This is the first book to look at poets’ letters as an art form. Fifteen enlightening chapters by leading international biographers, critics and poets examine letter writing among poets in the last ... More


Virginia Woolf and the “Cotton Wool of Daily Life”

Liesl Olson

in Modernism and the Ordinary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368123
eISBN:
9780199867639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368123.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter first explores how Woolf associates the ordinary with prose rather than with poetry—a distinction that emphasizes how the genres were becoming less distinct, as both aimed to represent ... More


Introduction: ‘For what is a letter?’

Jonathan Ellis

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Introduction outlines the history and reception of poets’ letters from the Romantic period to the present day, what many epistolary critics might gloss as a journey from ‘the golden age of letter ... More


Editing Twentieth-Century Letters: The Road to Words in Air

Thomas Travisano

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter offers a personal account of how its author came to edit Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell (2008). In doing so it reflects on how previous ... More


Playing with Letters: Lear’s Episthilarity

Hugh Haughton

in Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198708568
eISBN:
9780191779527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708568.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Lear’s letters are full of playful nonsense, as one might expect, but also insights into the play of language in his work. This essay argues that Lear’s correspondence offers us a unique view of the ... More


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