Becoming Browning

Using the nineteenth-century commonplace critical terms "objective" and "subjective,"4 he contrasts two different kinds of poets. The objective poet is mimetic, his concern being for men and their actions. A "fashioner" who shapes his ...

Becoming Browning

Becoming Browning

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Becoming a Poet in Anglo-Saxon England
Language: en
Authors: Emily V. Thornbury
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Combining historical, literary and linguistic evidence from Old English and Latin, Becoming a Poet in Anglo-Saxon England creates a new, more complete picture of who and what pre-Conquest English poets really were. It includes a study of Anglo-Saxon words for 'poet' and the first list of named poets in Anglo-Saxon
The Wit of Seventeenth-century Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Renaissance Conference 1992 (University of Michigan--Dearborn)
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

As the twelve original essays collected in this volume demonstrate, to study the wit of seventeenth-century poetry is necessarily to address concerns at the very heart of the period's shifting literary culture. It is a topic that raises persistent questions of thematics and authorial intent, even as it interrogates a
Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Carol Smallwood
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-21 - Publisher: McFarland

“This is an informative and readable book useful to librarians, writers, and press editors who want to bring writers and readers together.”--Jerry Craven, author of Women of Thunder and director of Lamar University Literary Press and Ink Brush Press “Discover innovative ways to enhance the natural alliance between writers, poets,
Reclaiming the Canon
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Herman L. Sinaiko
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Yale University Press

Herman Sinaiko is renowned for his gifts as a guide to exploring and appreciating the humanities. This book brings to general readers Sinaiko’s thoughts on, and invitations to read or reread, a wide selection of major literary and philosophical works—from ancient Greek to Chinese to modern. Taking a conversational approach,
Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Paula R. Backscheider
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-31 - Publisher: JHU Press

Within chapters on important canonical and popular verse forms, she gives particular attention to such topics as women's use of religious poetry to express candid ideas about patriarchy and rape; the continuing evolution and important role of the supposedly antiquarian genre of the friendship poetry; same-sex desire in elegy by

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