By Michael O'Neill
A wide-ranging advent analyses the patience of the Romantic in poets equivalent to Ted Hughes, Wilfred Owen, Robert Frost, Denise Levertov, Robert Lowell, and others, and units the scene for next discussions. bankruptcy 1 dwells on pictures of 'air', utilizing those to appreciate the efforts of a couple of twentieth-century poets to 'sustain' Romanticism, or varieties of it. Chapters 2 and three specialize in Yeats and Eliot, respectively, the latter it seems that shunning the Romantic, the previous seeming to include it, yet either responding with subtlety and individuality to the Romantic bequest. bankruptcy four argues that Wallace Stevens's 'Esthetique du Mal' may be learn as a piece that illuminates the writings of the key Romantics, in particular approximately evil and anguish. bankruptcy five discusses the paintings of W. H. Auden and Stephen Spender, exploring the complicated reaction of either poets to the Romantic, Auden complex in his post-Romantic attitudes, Spender bold in his makes an attempt to resume a Romantic lyricism in a post-Romantic age. bankruptcy 6 returns to a broader sweep because it investigates the reaction of a variety of modern poets from Northern eire, together with Heaney, Kavanagh, Mahon, and Carson, to Romantic poetry. bankruptcy 7 sustains the Irish connection, discussing Paul Muldoon's dealings with Byron and different Romantics, specifically in Madoc. And bankruptcy eight specializes in Geoffrey's Hill's stressful and tensed family members with Romantic poetry, and on Roy Fisher's feel of being a 'gutted Romantic', with a view to illustrate different methods of being post-Romantic in modern culture.
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The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900 by Michael O'Neill