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6 edition of Modern English poetry--from Hardy to Hughes found in the catalog.

Modern English poetry--from Hardy to Hughes

a critical survey

by John Lucas

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Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • National characteristics, English, in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Lucas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR601 .L79x 1986b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2350119M
    ISBN 100713445912, 0713445920
    LC Control Number86673767

    Available from: accessed 18 The romantic and patriotic view of many soldiers at the beginning of the war is reflected in one of his most famous poems. Local Attachments: The Province of Poetry, You are free to cancel your subscription at any time.

    He has used a new form of poetry to describe his new experience. What were writers as different as Donne, Pope, Shelley, Whitman and Eliot doing that makes it possible for us to see their work as belonging to the great artistic structure we call poetry? He is interested in the sophistication of primitive cultures in areas where the modern Western culture is barbaric, those areas being chiefly the inner life and the natural world. What Is An Apparatus? Lives of the Poets, There is spiritual dryness in the wasteland where renewal of life is impossible.

    These poets often showed a sense of tiredness and a sense of helplessness. Eliot i. He hated the patriotic people of England, who just believed the government propaganda, and were unknown about the sorrows and sufferings of the soldiers. The Ironic Harvest: The Poetry of Place: Essays and Reviews In my view, it is a toss up; I think he's damn good at both!


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Modern English poetry--from Hardy to Hughes book

His collaborations with artists in other fields, notably with Leonard Baskin, are a significant feature of his career. Contemporary Poetry and Postmodernism, The "intervention" Lucas wants, in Hardy's case at least, would seem to be nothing less or nothing more than an "explanation why. In his poems, he expresses his anger towards the uselessness of war.

Though poets are often influenced by each other and sometimes, share a common outlook, their style and the ways of writing differ from each other. The goddess not only represents all Nature but is also present in the human mind, in the unconscious layers of the human mind, accessible to individuals in a state of profound meditation, in a state of ecstasy, and in moods of extreme anguish.

He was also a supportive advocate of the translations of others. Underneath the Water, So modern poetry is essentially a private art form and it contains very much a story of individual poets. It is very long and complex poem.

At once a voice arose among The bleak twigs overhead. Yeats He was, without doubt, one of the greatest English poets.

Once the contact has been made, it becomes difficult to control. The sheer pressure of material forced the issue. Not only was he an accomplished author of a goodly number of truly amazing novels, but he was also an incredibly accomplished poet he wrote over poems!

Seamus Heaney Heaney is an Irish poet who is influenced by R. Nor is there any need to offer any apology on Hughes's behalf for the writing of such poems. Poets of the In the poem entitled Out, Hughes meditates upon his father's terrible experience of war; but he has written other war poems too.

The Crow poems are highly entertaining, while they are also profoundly instructive. Lucas is profoundly dissatisfied with the images that resulted: a rural England of country houses, pastoral fields, sunny summer afternoons spent under the trees usually elms ; or the more complex, but still rurally grounded, England of the "organic community," such as we find in Leavis.

Influences Although at each stage in his poetic development, Hughes has provided ample evidence of his originality, yet there have also been certain influences some of which he has himself acknowledged. While I think it is clever, and I'm sure quite meaningful, I am just not much of a fan of modern poetry i.

He wrote poetry throughout his long life and considered it more important than his novels.Studying Grosz on the Bus by John Lucas (Apr) Paperback Paperback Modern English Poetry-from Hardy to Hughes: A Critical Survey Jun by John Lucas Studies in the Nineteenth Century Provincial Novel (Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel Book 24) Jul by John Lucas Kindle Edition.

May 21,  · And Lucas does not pretend to have spoken the last word. Modern English Poetry from Hardy to Hughes, if not exhaustive and if not always convincing, is vigorously stimulating within its limits.

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Mitchell University of Toronto HARDY AND THE MODERN NOVEL Peter J. Casagrande. Hardy's Influence on the Modern sylvaindez.com: James D. Woolf. John Lucas (born ) is a poet, critic, biographer, anthologist and literary historian.

He runs a poetry publishers called Shoestring Press, and he is the author of 92 Acharnon Street (Eland, ), which won the Dolman Best Travel Book Award in Biography. Lucas was born in Devon in He has taught English at universities throughout.

For lovers of poetry, there is the excellent and fascinating audiobook, The History of English Poetry, read by famous actor Derek Jacobi (think Brother Cadfael and I, Claudius).

The original book was written by Peter Whitfield, whose sweeping command of the subject gives us a wonderful look into the rich and centuries’ old tradition of.

Jan 01,  · "The Great Modern Poets" is the perfect introduction to the twentieth and twenty-first century poets and their best poetry. Over complete and unabridged poems are accompanied by a concise text that provides insight, observations, and a historical context for each poet and their work/5.

DAVIE, D. () Purity of Diction in English Verse, Chatto. DAVIE, D. () Thomas Hardy and British Poetry, Routledge and Kegan Paul. DAVIE, D. () Under Briggflatts: a history of poetry in Great BritainCarcanet. DRAPER, A. () Amritsar: the massacre that ended the. Raj, Cassell.