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Acceptable WordsEssays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Jeffrey Wainwright

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067549
eISBN:
9781781703359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Geoffrey Hill has said that some great poetry ‘recognises that words fail us’. This book explores his struggle over fifty years with the recalcitrance of language. It seeks to show how all Hill's ... More

Disclosed PoeticsBeyond Landscape and Lyricism

Disclosed Poetics: Beyond Landscape and Lyricism

John Kinsella

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075582
eISBN:
9781781701034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075582.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book explores the author's contemporary poetics and pedagogy as it emerges from his reflections on his own writing and teaching, and on the work of other poets, particularly contemporary writers ... More

Geoffrey Hill's Later WorkRadiance of Apprehension

Geoffrey Hill's Later Work: Radiance of Apprehension

Alex Wylie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526124944
eISBN:
9781526150356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124951
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Geoffrey Hill’s work from 1996-2016 is a distinct phase and a development from his earlier work. This later phase is instigated by a divergence from T.S. Eliot and by Hill’s critiques of such ... More

PolysituatednessA Poetics of Displacement

Polysituatedness: A Poetics of Displacement

John Kinsella

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526113344
eISBN:
9781526121080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113344.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is concerned with the complexities of defining 'place', of observing and 'seeing' place, and how we might write a poetics of place. From Kathy Acker to indigenous Australian poet Jack ... More

Second SightThe Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature

Second Sight: The Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature

Catherine Maxwell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071447
eISBN:
9781781701096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This study, which examines a range of canonical and less-well-known writers, is a reassessment of late Victorian literature in its relation to visionary Romanticism. It examines six late Victorian ... More

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