Poetic Language: Theory and Practice from the Renaissance to the Present

Poetic Language: Theory and Practice from the Renaissance to the Present

Tom Jones


the 1st learn of poetic language from a old and philosophical perspectiveIn a chain of 12 chapters, exemplary poems - via Walter Ralegh, John Milton,William Cowper, William Wordsworth, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, Frank O'Hara, Robert Creeley, W. S. Graham, Tom Raworth, Denise Riley and Thomas A. Clark - are learn along theoretical discussions of poetic language. The discussions supply a jargon-free account of a variety of historic and modern colleges of considered poetic language, and an organised, coherent critique of these faculties (including analytical philosophy, cognitive poetics, structuralism and post-structuralism). through shut readings of poems from 1600 to the current readers are taken via quite a lot of types together with modernist, experimental and leading edge poetries. Paired chapters inside a chronological constitution permit teachers and scholars to strategy the fabric in quite a few methods (by person chapters, paired historic sessions) which are applicable to diversified courses.

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