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Anzac. Sonata. for my uncle Ramsay Howie, violinist in memory ofhis brother Bill Howie, rifleman,1892–1915 and his sister Peggy Howie, 1908–1980 Another time, another place. Glossy asaconker in its cushioned case.

Author: Jon Stallworthy

Publisher: Carcanet

ISBN: 9781847774583

Category: Poetry

Page: 80

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Jon Stallworthy wrote his first poems during schooldays shadowed by the Second World War and a mother's memories of a brother and friends killed in the First. He would go on to publish an award-winning biography of Wilfred Owen and to edit the Oxford Book of War Poetry. This book brings together the poems he has written throughout his career in response to the wars that scarred the twentieth century. The title poem, previously uncollected, sheds piercing light on the dark aftermath of the conflict so bitterly remembered today, a century on, as the war to end wars'.
2014-07-01 By Jon Stallworthy

Poetry : Root and Branch ; Hand in Hand ; The Apple Barrel : Selected Poems 1956-63 ; A Familiar Tree ; Complete Poems and Fragments ; Book of Love Poetry ; Anzac Sonata : New and Selected Poems . Editor , Penguin Book of Love Poetry ...

Author: Richard Ellmann

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 0773507078

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 499

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Richard Ellmann's scholarly work is notable for its striking liveliness and clarity and its genuine illumination of the writers and works with which he dealt. His life of James Joyce, published in 1959, received more commendation and critical praise than any previous literary biography.
1989 By Richard Ellmann

... Earthly Paradise (1958); The Astronomy of Love (1961); The Almond Tree (1967); Hand in Hand (1974); The Apple Barrel: Selected Poems, 1955–1963 (1974); The Anzac Sonata: New and Selected Poems (1986); Guest from the Future (1997).

Author: Alan Parker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134713769

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 368

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The definitive biographical guide to poetry throughout the world in the twentieth century and the only book of its kind to look at non-English language poets in such detail. Written in lively prose, with over 900 entries by over 75 international contributors, it brings a uniquely global perspective to bear on modern verse, encapsulating the lives and works of a vast array of poets in precise, compact detail alongside expert critical comment. Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry is a scholarly and hugely enjoyable guide through the diverse arena of modern international poetry.
2005-12-05 By Alan Parker

Dolphins (Faber, 1994). STAINER, Pauline (1941-) The Honeycomb (Bloodaxe, 1989). Sighting the Slave Ship (Bloodaxe, 1992). The Ice-Pilot Speaks (Bloodaxe, 1994), STALLWORTHY, Jon (1935-) The Anzac Sonata: New and Selected Poems.

Author: Anthony Thwaite

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134961689

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 196

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This is the most authoritative and up to date survey of contemporary British poetry 1960-1995. It is the third version but second edition published by Longman of a successful survey that first appeared 30 years ago, and provides a succinct and accessible overview of British poets, movements and themes, ideal for English courses and the general reader alike.
2016-04-15 By Anthony Thwaite

The Anzac Sonata: New and Selected Poems (London: Chatto & Windus, 1986). Anthem for Doomed Youth: Twelve Soldier Poets of the First World War (London: Constable, 2002). Stewart, J. I. M., Rudyard Kipling (London: Gollancz, ...

Author: Tim Kendall

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191534911

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 288

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Tim Kendall's study offers the fullest account to date of a tradition of modern English war poetry. Stretching from the Boer War to the present day, it focuses on many of the twentieth-century's finest poets - combatants and non-combatants alike - and considers how they address the ethical challenges of making art out of violence. Poetry, we are often told, makes nothing happen. But war makes poetry happen: the war poet cannot regret, and must exalt at, even the most appalling experiences. Modern English War Poetry not only assesses the problematic relationship between war and its poets, it also encourages an urgent reconsideration of the modern poetry canon and the (too often marginalised) position of war poetry within it. The aesthetic and ethical values on which canonical judgements have been based are carefully scrutinized via a detailed analysis of individual poets. The poets discussed include Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Charlotte Mew, Edward Thomas, Ivor Gurney, W. H. Auden, Keith Douglas, Ted Hughes, and Geoffrey Hill.
2006-07-20 By Tim Kendall

His own most recent collection of poetry is The Anzac Sonata: New and Selected Poems (1986). John Stokes is Lecturer in English at the University of Warwick. He is the author of Resistible Theatres: Enterprise and Experiment in the Late ...

Author: Warwick Gould

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781349079513

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 315

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The essays in Yeats Annual No 7 are dedicated to the memory of Richard Ellmann, one of the great pioneer critics of W.B.Yeats. They have been contributed by distinguished colleagues and friends of Richard Ellmann, chosen on his advice. The volume also contains much new material by Yeats himself - a new and virtually complete early draft of his novel The Speckled Bird, here entitled 'The Lilies of the Lord' and two new poems from The Flame of the Spirit manuscript book, given to Maud Gonne in 1981.
2016-07-27 By Warwick Gould

1935 ) The Anzac Sonata : New and Collected Poems ( London : Chatto & Windus , 1986 ) . The Guest from the Future ( Manchester : Carcanet , 1995 ) . Stevens , Wallace ( 1879-1955 ) Collected Poems ( New York : Vintage , 1990 ) .

Author: R.P. Draper

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781349274338

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

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This critical survey of modern poetry from Thomas Hardy to Seamus Heaney considers both the self-consciously revolutionary innovations of Modernism and more traditional developments, taking fully into account the extent to which 'English' can no longer be equated solely with England. Scots, Welsh and Irish poetry, and poetry from Commonwealth countries such as Australia, New Zealand and the Caribbean, are recognised as equally important aspects of the diversity that characterises modern poetry in English; and, in particular, the contributions of North American poets such as Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens and Robert Lowell receive the major emphasis that their achievement and extensive influence warrants and attention is given to important new perspectives in the work of women poets such as Adrienne Rich, Sylvia Plath and Elizabeth Bishop.
1999-04-19 By R.P. Draper

His books include The Anzac Sonata : New and Selected Poems ( 1986 ) and The Guest from the Future ( 1989 ) . His Louis MacNeice : A Biography ( Norton , 1995 ) proves in several ways that MacNeice “ has been fortunate in his champions ...

Author: David Lehman

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 0472066331

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 266

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An unexpectedly entertaining collection of writing by poets discussing the creative inspiration and artistic form of their work.
1996 By David Lehman

... The Astronomy of Love ( 1961 ) ; The Almond Tree ( 1967 ) ; Hand in Hand ( 1974 ) ; The Apple Barrel : Selected Poems , 1955-1963 ( 1974 ) ; The Anzac Sonata : New and Selected Poems ( 1986 ) ; Guest from the Future ( 1997 ) .

Author: Mark Willhardt

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415163560

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 356

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Contains profiles and critical analysis of the works for over nine hundred twentieth century poets.
2002 By Mark Willhardt

The Anzac Sonata (1986) took its title from a longer meditation on nearer family history. By now the Stallworthys were themselves returning to Oxford. Jon was next appointed first Reader then, in 1992, Professor of English Literature.

Author: Warwick Gould

Publisher: Open Book Publishers

ISBN: 9781783741809

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 510

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This number of Yeats Annual collects the essays resulting from the University College Cork/ESB International Annual W. B. Yeats Lectures Series (2003-2008) by Roy Foster, Warwick Gould, John Kelly, Paul Muldoon, Bernard O’Donoghue and Helen Vendler. Those that were available in pamphlet form are now collectors’ items, but here is the complete series. These revised essays cover such themes as Yeats and the Refrain, Yeats as a Love Poet, Yeats, Ireland and Europe, the puzzles he created and solved with his art of poetic sequences, and his long and crucial interaction with the emerging T. S. Eliot. The series was inaugurated by a study of Yeats and his Books, which marked the gift to the Boole Library, Cork, of Dr Eamonn Cantwell’s collection of rare editions of books by Yeats (here catalogued by Crónán Ó Doibhlin). Many of the volume’s fifty-six plates offer images of artists’ designs and resulting first editions. This bibliographical theme is continued with Colin Smythe’s census of surviving copies of Yeats’s earliest separate publication, Mosada (1886) and a resultant piece by Warwick Gould on that dramatic poem’s source in the legend of The Phantom Ship. John Kelly reveals Yeats’s ghost-writing for Sarah Allgood; Geert Lernout discovers the source for Yeats’s ‘Tulka’, Günther Schmigalle unearths his surprising connexions with American communist colonists in Virginia, while Deirdre Toomey edits some new letters to the French anarchist, Auguste Hamon—all providing new annotation for standard editions. The volume is rounded with review essays by Colin McDowell (on A Vision, and Berkeley, Hone and Yeats), shorter reviews of current studies by Michael Edwards, Jad Adams and Deirdre Toomey, and obituaries of Jon Stallworthy (Nicolas Barker) and Katharine Worth (Richard Cave).
2016-12-05 By Warwick Gould