Professing poetry Seamus Heaney"s poetics by Michael Cavanagh

Cover of: Professing poetry | Michael Cavanagh

Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Heaney, Seamus, -- 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Heaney, Seamus, -- 1939- -- Knowledge -- Literature,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMichael Cavanagh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6058.E2 Z575 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22691483M
ISBN 109780813216713
LC Control Number2008050886

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Alternative poetry --The poetry of W.H. Auden --Homage to Emily Dickinson --On the breaking of forms --The poetry of Philip Larkin --Reflections on the first night of Comus --Poetry and social criticism --The poetry of William Empson --Edward Thomas and Helen Thomas.

The first full-length study of Heaney's poetics, "Professing Poetry" explores Heaney's unusual concept of influence and the various ways in which Heaney interacts with other writers.

It shows how Heaney, writing brilliantly about others, establishes quiet partnerships with them. Alternative poetry --The poetry of W.H.

Auden --Homage to Emily Dickinson --On the breaking of forms --The poetry of Philip Larkin --Reflections on the first night of Comus --Poetry and social criticism --The poetry of William Empson --Edward Thomas and Helen Thomas.

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