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I cannot paint What then I was: The Psychological Structure of Wordsworthian Intensity

Thomas McFarland

in William Wordsworth: Intensity and Achievement

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112532
eISBN:
9780191670800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112532.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses a complimentary qualitative investigation of Wordsworth's poem. This chapter isolates and, in some manner, illuminates one important aspect of that urgency of statement that ... More


‘Cosmopolitan Sympathies’: Poetry of the First Global War

Jahan Ramazani

in The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266267
eISBN:
9780191869198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266267.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In keeping with recent attention to the global dimensions of the First World War, this essay explores how Isaac Rosenberg, Thomas Hardy, Robert Service, Wilfred Owen, Mary Borden and other wartime ... More


“Cosmopolitan Sympathies”: Poetry of the First Global War

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730004
eISBN:
9780226730288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730288.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In keeping with recent attention to the global dimensions of the First World War, this chapter explores how Isaac Rosenberg, Thomas Hardy, Robert Service, Wilfred Owen, Mary Borden, W. B. Yeats, and ... More


Lyric Poetry: Intergeneric, Transnational, Translingual?

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730004
eISBN:
9780226730288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730288.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The epilogue ventures a dozen postulates: 1) lyric can’t be defined by one or even many formal features that are exclusive to it; 2) lyric can be described as a range of nonexclusive formal ... More


Flarf, Folly, and George W. Bush

Brian M. Reed

in Nobody's Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451577
eISBN:
9780801469589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451577.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the emergence of a new poetry avant-garde movement: Flarf. Originally, “Flarf” was the nonsensical name of a low-traffic email listserv that a small number of poets used to ... More


A War to Remember (2): The Other Face of War

Fatemeh Shams

in A Revolution in Rhyme: Poetic Co-option under the Islamic Republic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198858829
eISBN:
9780191890925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858829.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the war continued, and the death toll grew, some official poets began to engage with the conflict through greater degrees of realism. This chapter examines this aspect, and the ensuing ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Ingleheart

in Masculine Plural: Queer Classics, Sex, and Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198819677
eISBN:
9780191859991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819677.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The little-known figure of Philip Gillespie Bainbrigge is introduced to the reader, and his clandestine writings and importance for the history of sexuality and Classical Reception are outlined. A ... More


E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics: Each Imperishable Stanza

J. Alison Rosenblitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198767152
eISBN:
9780191821332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767152.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The American modernist E.E. Cummings is not usually thought of as a classically-influenced poet. With his experimental form and syntax, his irreverence, and his rejection of the highbrow, there are ... More


Shell-Shocked Walt Whitmans

Lauren Arrington

in The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini's Italy shaped British, Irish, and U.S. Writers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198846543
eISBN:
9780191916304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846543.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 begins with a dinner party at which W.B. and George Yeats, Richard Aldington, and Brigit Patmore were present. Closely reading Aldington’s poetry as well as his novel, Death of a Hero (much ... More


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