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These essays by the poet and critic Theodore Weiss explore a problem already powerful in Lucretius, conspicuous with Shakespeare, and more than ever a concern for modern writers--the place; and price of poetry in a prose-minded world.

Originally published in 1982.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. v
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. The Man from Porlock
  2. pp. 3-14
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  1. I
  2. p. 15
  1. Ε.P.: The Man WhoCared Too Much
  2. pp. 17-57
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  1. Wallace Stevens:Lunching with Hoon
  2. pp. 58-98
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  1. RETROSPECTING THE RETROSPECTIVES
  2. pp. 99-119
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  1. The Blight of Modernismand Philip Larkin's Antidote
  2. pp. 120-130
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  1. The Many-sidednessof Modernism
  2. pp. 131-144
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  1. II
  2. p. 145
  1. The Nonsenseof Winters' Anatomy
  2. pp. 147-176
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  1. Between Two Worldsor On The Move
  2. pp. 177-204
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  1. Τ. S. ELIOT AND THE COURTYARDREVOLUTION
  2. pp. 205-223
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  1. HOW TO END THE RENAISSANCE
  2. pp. 224-246
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  1. III
  2. p. 247
  1. Franz Kafkaand the Economy of Chaos
  2. pp. 249-261
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  1. Giacomo Leopardi
  2. pp. 262-271
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  1. As the Wind Sits:The Poetics ofKing Lear
  2. pp. 272-301
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  1. Lucretius:The Imagination of the Literal
  2. pp. 302-320
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400857401
MARC Record
OCLC
727631779
Pages
320
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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