By Stephanie Kuduk Weiner
shared fact but in addition styles of sound, the syntactic association of strains, and the shapes of entire poems and collections of poems. Their works masterfully examine how poetic language and shape can consult with the area, note via be aware, line through line, and poem by means of poem.
Written in a full of life and obtainable type, Clare's Lyric sheds gentle on a richly diversified physique of poems and on enduring questions about how literature represents fact. Weiner's attentive shut readings carry the writings of Clare, Symons, Blunden, and Ashbery to existence by way of revealing accurately how they captured an important, arresting, and intricate global of their poems. Their special approach to lyric is traced from Clare's poems approximately birdsong, his sonnets, and his later poems of loss and
absence to Symons's efforts to make 'amends to nature' Blunden's brilliant depictions of a eu and English nation-state scarred by means of the 1st international battle, and Ashbery's unbounded and bountiful landscapes. This artistic learn refines our figuring out of the cultured of Romanticism, the style of lyric, and the
practice of literary illustration, and it makes a compelling case for the continuing significance of poems approximately nature and social life.
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