Twentieth-century poetry : from text to context / edited by Peter Verdonk. - London ; New York : Routledge, c1993. - xvi, 194 p. : 23 cm. - Interface . - Interface (London, England) .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

To analyse a poem stylistically : To paint a water lily by Ted Hughes / Mick Short -- Person to person : relationships in the poetry of Tony Harrison / H.G. Widdowson -- Approaching Hill's Of commerce and society through lexis / Michael Toolan -- The lyrical game : C. Day Lewis' Last words / Walter Nash -- Between languages : grammar and lexis in Thomas Hardy's The oxen / Ronald Carter -- The auditory imagination and the music of poetry / Richard D. Cureton -- Teach yourself "rhetoric" : an analysis of Philip Larkin's Church going / Katie Wales -- (Non)-communication in the park / Ruth Waterhouse -- Poetry and public life : a contextualized reading of Seamus Heaney's Punishment / Peter Verdonk -- The difficult style of The waste land / Roger D. Sell -- The poem and the occasion / Balz Engler -- "Yo soy la Malinche" : Chicana writers and the poetics of ethnonationalism / Mary Louise Pratt.

Summary:
This textbook, based on extensive teaching experience, makes new insights from linguistic and literary scholarship accessible to students in their daily practice of reading, analysing and evaluating literary texts.



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Poetry, Modern--History and criticism.--20th century
Style, Literary.

PN1271 / .T85 1993

809.104 / TWE 1993

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