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English poetry and the English language, by F.W. Bateson.

3rd ed.. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1973.
ISBN 9780198710295, 0198710291

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WRLC Shared Collections Facility
PR502 .B3 1973 Off-site
Off-Campus Shelving
PR502 .B3 1973 Available Request
Subjects Anglais (langue) -- Histoire.
Anglais (langue) -- Stylistique.
English language -- Great Britain -- History.
English language -- Great Britain -- Style.
English language -- Style.
English language.
English poetry -- History and criticism.
English poetry.
Great Britain.
Poesie anglaise -- Histoire et critique.
Description xiii, 109 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Summary The thesis advanced in this short book is that a proper understanding and appreciation of poetry is not obtained by investigating the particular poet's career or the nature of the society in which he has grown up. These are at best secondary considerations. It is the special uses to which he puts his society and personality in the language of his time that are ultimately decisive. The thesis is illustrated in a survey of English poetry from the Renaissance to the present day. In this third edition the opportunity has been taken to expand the arguemnt and bring some of its details up to date. -- Book Jacket.
Contents What is literary history? -- Elizabethans, metaphysicals, and Augustans -- Poetic diction and the pre-romantic sublime -- The nineteenth century -- The present day -- Epilogue (1972) -- Index.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00719867
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bateson, Frederick Wilse, 1901-1978.
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