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Poetry and the Nation State

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$57.50 • £50.95 • €52.95

ISBN 9780674576377

Publication Date: 04/01/1992


256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches

Convergences: Inventories of the Present

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  • Author’s Note
  • Introduction
  • Pure Primitive Divinity: The Republican Epic of John Milton
  • Southey Landing
  • John Clare in Babylon
  • Citizen Clough
  • Overthrowing the Fathers: Christina Rossetti
  • Hopkins on the Rampage
  • Writing beyond Writing: Emily Dickinson
  • The Great Horn-Handled Jack-Knife: Great Expectations as Epic Poem
  • Yeats’s Hunger-Strike Poem
  • Salid Oil and Alexindrines: Yeats’s Letters
  • Hibiscus and Salvia Flowers: D. H. Lawrence
  • Poetry and Power: Robert Frost
  • Dwelling without Roots: Elizabeth Bishop
  • Mr Cogito and the Nation: Zbigniew Herbert
  • The Soldier and the Prince: Zbigniew Herbert
  • Dimensions of the Present Moment: Miroslav Holub
  • Hiding Itself in Itself: Tadeusz Rózewicz
  • She Did Not Change: Philip Larkin
  • Laureate of the Free Market? Ted Hughes
  • A Visionary Nationalist: Geoffrey Hill
  • Junk Britain: Peter Reading
  • Acknowledgments

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