Clare's Lyric: John Clare and Three Modern Poets by Stephanie Kuduk Weiner PDF

By Stephanie Kuduk Weiner

This publication considers the lyric poems written by way of John Clare and 3 twentieth-century poets—Arthur Symons, Edmund Blunden, and John Ashbery—who became to him at pivotal moments of their personal improvement. those writers crafted a particular mode of lyric, 'Clare's lyric', that emphatically grounds its fact claims in mimetic accuracy. For those writers, actual illustration includes not just phrases that identify gadgets, describe scenes, and create photographs pointing to a
shared fact but in addition styles of sound, the syntactic association of traces, and the shapes of complete poems and collections of poems. Their works masterfully examine how poetic language and shape can check with the realm, notice through observe, line via line, and poem by way of poem.

Written in a full of life and available kind, Clare's Lyric sheds mild on a richly assorted physique of poems and on enduring questions about how literature represents truth. Weiner's attentive shut readings carry the writings of Clare, Symons, Blunden, and Ashbery to existence by way of revealing accurately how they captured an important, arresting, and complicated global of their poems. Their new angle to lyric is traced from Clare's poems approximately birdsong, his sonnets, and his later poems of loss and
absence to Symons's efforts to make 'amends to nature' Blunden's brilliant depictions of a ecu and English nation-state scarred through the 1st global battle, and Ashbery's unbounded and bountiful landscapes. This creative learn refines our knowing of the classy of Romanticism, the style of lyric, and the
practice of literary illustration, and it makes a compelling case for the continuing significance of poems approximately nature and social life.

Show description

Read or Download Clare's Lyric: John Clare and Three Modern Poets PDF

Best british & irish poetry books

Breaking Bounds: Whitman and American Cultural Studies by Betsy Erkkila,Jay Grossman PDF

Breaking Bounds invigorates the learn of Whitman and American tradition via featuring essays that exhibit Whitman's centrality to the widest variety of social, political, literary, sexual, and cultural discourses of his time and ours. Bringing jointly a uncommon crew of cultural critics operating within the fields of literature, American reviews, Latin American reports, ecu reviews, paintings background, and gay/lesbian/queer reports, the quantity again and again opens new vistas within the methods we see Whitman and offers a version for the latest and brightest highbrow efforts linked to "cultural reports.

Get New Collected Poems PDF

Iain Crichton Smith's amassed Poems used to be presented the Saltire Prize while it used to be released in 1992. This thoroughly revised and enlarged variation comprises seventy extra poems, ordinarily from the 4 books the poet released within the Nineteen Nineties: Ends and Beginnings (1994), The Human Face (1996), The Leaf and The Marble (1998) and a rustic for previous males and My Canadian Uncle (2000), including extracts from his 1971 translation of Sorley Maclean's epic D?

New PDF release: Blake, Deleuzian Aesthetics, and the Digital (Continuum

Drawing on fresh theories of electronic media and at the materiality of phrases and photographs, this interesting examine makes 3 unique claims concerning the paintings of William Blake. First, Blake deals a critique of electronic media. His poetry and approach to illuminated printing is directed in the direction of uncovering an analogical language.

Get John Donne, Undone (Routledge Revivals) PDF

Modern feedback of Donne has tended to disregard the ancient tradition and beliefs that conditioned his writings, reinforcing the ordinarily permitted version of the poet as a humanist of moral, cultural and political individualism. during this name, first released in 1986, Thomas Docherty demanding situations this with a extra conscientiously theoretical analyzing of Donne, quite relating to the categorical tradition of the overdue Renaissance in Europe.

Extra info for Clare's Lyric: John Clare and Three Modern Poets

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Clare's Lyric: John Clare and Three Modern Poets by Stephanie Kuduk Weiner

by Jeff

Rated 4.29 of 5 – based on 3 votes