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The Resource Acceptable words : Essays on the poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Acceptable words : Essays on the poetry of Geoffrey Hill

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Acceptable words : Essays on the poetry of Geoffrey Hill
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Acceptable words
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Essays on the poetry of Geoffrey Hill
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Language
eng
Summary
Geoffrey Hill has said that some great poetry 'recognises that words fail us'. These essays explore Hill's struggle over fifty years with the recalcitrance of language. This book seeks to show how all his work is marked by the quest for the right pitch of utterance whether it is sorrowing, angry, satiric or erotic. It shows how Hill's words are never lightly 'acceptable' but an ethical act, how he seeks out words he can stand by - words that are 'getting it right'. This book is the most comprehensive and up-to-date critical work on Geoffrey Hill so far, covering all his work up to?Scenes from
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Wainwright, Jeffrey
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hill, Geoffrey
  • Hill, Geoffrey
  • POETRY
  • POETRY
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Acceptable words : Essays on the poetry of Geoffrey Hill
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9780719067549; 9780719067549; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 'Acceptable words'; 'The speechless dead': King Log (1968); Poet, lover, liar: 'Lachrimae' (1975); 'Our love is what we love to have':Tenebrae (1978); Things and words: The Mystery of theCharity of Charles Péguy (1983); History as poetry: 'Churchill's Funeral' and'De Jure Belli ac Pacis' (Canaan, 1996); The Triumph of Love (1998); 'Beauty is difficult':Speech! Speech! (2000); 'Here and there I pull a flower':The Orchards of Syon (2002)
  • 'In wintry solstice like the shorten'd light':Scenes from Comus (2005)Afterword: '"I have not finished"'; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
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ocn818847186
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (168 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781847793966
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt1553rs3
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847186
Label
Acceptable words : Essays on the poetry of Geoffrey Hill
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9780719067549; 9780719067549; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 'Acceptable words'; 'The speechless dead': King Log (1968); Poet, lover, liar: 'Lachrimae' (1975); 'Our love is what we love to have':Tenebrae (1978); Things and words: The Mystery of theCharity of Charles Péguy (1983); History as poetry: 'Churchill's Funeral' and'De Jure Belli ac Pacis' (Canaan, 1996); The Triumph of Love (1998); 'Beauty is difficult':Speech! Speech! (2000); 'Here and there I pull a flower':The Orchards of Syon (2002)
  • 'In wintry solstice like the shorten'd light':Scenes from Comus (2005)Afterword: '"I have not finished"'; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818847186
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (168 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847793966
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1553rs3
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847186

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