Shades of Authority: The Poetry of Lowell, Hill and Heaney (Liverpool University Press – Liverpool English Texts & Studies)

Shades of Authority: The Poetry of Lowell, Hill and Heaney (Liverpool University Press – Liverpool English Texts & Studies) PDF

What is the relationship between poetry and power? Should poetry be considered a mode of authority or an impotent medium? And why is it that the modern poets most commonly regarded as authoritative are precisely those whose works wrestle with a sense of artistic inadequacy? Such questions lie at the heart of Shades of Authority, prompting fresh insights into three of the most important poets of recent decades: Robert Lowell, Geoffrey Hill, and Seamus Heaney. Through attentive close readings, …

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