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Author: John Lucas
ISBN: 0713445912
Language: English
Pages: 224 pages
Category: History & Criticism
Publisher: Batsford Ltd (August 28, 1986)
Rating: 4.3
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Lucas was born in Devon in 1937. Modern English Poetry From Hardy to Hughes 1986.

Lucas was born in Devon in 1937. He has taught English at universities throughout the world, and is Professor Emeritus at the Universities of Loughborough and Nottingham Trent. He has written and translated over forty books, including critical studies of Dickens, John Clare and Arnold Bennett, books on English poetry, an anthology of the works of Nancy Cunard, as well as a life of his maternal grandfather, which combines biography with social history. In 2010 he published Next Year Will Be Better: A Memoir of England in the 1950s.

Subsequent chapters discuss the nature poetry of Edward thomas; the war poetry of Graves, Blunden, and Gurney; the love poetry of Bridges, Lawrence, and Graves; and the political and social verse of Rickword, Daryush, Betjeman, and Larkin. Bu kitaba önizleme yap . Kullanıcılar ne diyor?

Subsequent chapters discuss the nature poetry of Edward thomas; the war poetry of Graves, Blunden, and Gurney; the love poetry of Bridges, Lawrence, and Graves; and the political and social verse of Rickword, Daryush, Betjeman, and Larkin. Kullanıcılar ne diyor? - Eleştiri yazın. Her zamanki yerlerde hiçbir eleştiri bulamadık.

In this personal anthology, Alan Bennett has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the writers and their verse in his . Anybody writing poetry in the thirties had somehow to come to terms with Auden. Auden, you see, had got a head start on the other poets

In this personal anthology, Alan Bennett has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the writers and their verse in his customary conversational style through anecdote, shrewd appraisal and spare but telling biographical detail. Ranging from hidden treasures to famous poems, this is a collection for the beginner and the expert alike. Auden, you see, had got a head start on the other poets. He'd got into the thirties first, like someone taking over the digs.

Hardy’s work provided the main impetus to Larkin’s mature poetry, according to critics.

Larkin is also, as John Lucas described him, sad and nostalgic London: Methusen, 1989. Modern English Poetry from Hardy to Hughes. London: Batsford Ltd; 1986.

Larkin is also, as John Lucas described him, sad and nostalgic. 13) He was preoccupied with a sense of sadness. For him neither childhood. London: Methusen, 1989. Bold, Alan (e. Cambridge Book of English Verse 19391975. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

14 best poetry books. To mark National Poetry Day, we've picked our favourite collections of poetry from Larkin to Wordsworth

14 best poetry books. To mark National Poetry Day, we've picked our favourite collections of poetry from Larkin to Wordsworth. Emma Lee-Potter LeePotter. Tuesday 2 October 2018 09:03. Thomas Hardy preferred his poetry to the novels that made him famous, writing beautifully about the wild Dorset countryside where he grew up, wind and rain, churchyards and nature. He wrote some of his finest love poems in his later years, many of them harking back to the early days of his relationship with his first wife, Emma Gifford.

The Oxford Book of Twen tieth-Cen tury English Verse Chosen by Philip Larkin Clarendon Press written in English by writers born in these islands (or resident here for an appreciable time) who were alive during the twentieth century and during it made or added to their reputations. At first I made the further qualification that such writers must also have published at least one collection of poems under their own names by the end of 1965, but ultimately I relaxed this ruling in a few cases.

For many followers of English poetry, true modern work began in the middle of the 19th century. When Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass in 1855 it caused an outrage amongst the authorities because it dealt with personal subjects such as sex, war and the physical body

For many followers of English poetry, true modern work began in the middle of the 19th century. When Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass in 1855 it caused an outrage amongst the authorities because it dealt with personal subjects such as sex, war and the physical body.