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Philip Larkin


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Mai 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Controversy rages around Larkin's character and life. This book takes a fresh look at his poems through close analysis, discussion of Larkin's major concerns and demonstrating how to approach these enigmatic works. It provides background information including an account of his life, discussion of cultural context and major critical views

Inhaltsverzeichnis

General Editor's Preface
How to Use this Book
Acknowledgements
Introduction
PART I: ANALYSING PHILIP LARKIN'S POEMS
Hearing Larkin's Voices
Solitaire, Solidaire
Weddings and Work
'Tilting a Blind Face to the Sky'
Travel, Skies and Observation
'Double-yolked with meaning and meaning's rebuttal': Conclusions to Part I
PART II: THE CONTEXT AND THE CRITICS
Larkin's Life and the Literary Context
The Historical Context
A Sample of Critical Views
Notes
Further Reading
Index

Pressestimmen

'The patient, detailed explication of individual poems and the careful concern for their stylistic qualities make this an ideal introduction to Philip Larkin's work.' - Stephen Regan, Durham University, UK
EAN: 9781403992697
ISBN: 140399269X
Untertitel: The Poems. 'Analysing Texts'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Palgrave USA
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2007
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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