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Defending poetry

David-Antoine Williams

Defending poetry

art and ethics in Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, and Geoffrey Hill

by David-Antoine Williams

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Ethics in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [218]-231) and index.

    StatementDavid-Antoine Williams
    SeriesOxford English monographs, Oxford English monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR611 .W55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25304822M
    ISBN 100199583544
    ISBN 109780199583546
    LC Control Number2010933181
    OCLC/WorldCa587229717

    This chapter examines the consequences of the impulses to restrain corporeal and affective experience for early modern moral and poetic discourses. I explore Spenser's alternative to dominant poetic discourses of his age. Early modern defenses of poetry, such as Sidney's influential Defence of Poesy, respond to longstanding anxieties about the validity of poetry by asserting its moral function.   We really do. Poetry promotes literacy, builds community, and fosters emotional resilience. It can cross boundaries that little else can. April is National Poetry Month. Bring some poetry into your hearts, homes, classrooms and schools. Here are five reasons why we need poetry in our schools. Reason #1: Poetry helps us know each other and build.

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Defending Poetry studies the tradition of poetic defence, or apologia, as it has been pursued and developed by three of the twentieth century's leading poet-critics: Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, and Geoffrey Hill.

It begins with an extended introduction to philosophical debates over the ethical value of literature from Plato to Levinas and continues by situating these three poets as in one Cited by: 4. This book identifies and examines the verse defense of poetry, which shares the same impulse that has led to the composition of prose essays: namely, the desire to protect poetry from its detractors and to promote its value as a vital human endeavor.

A defence of poetry. Essay on the literature, arts, and manners of the Defending poetry book. Preface to the Banquet of Plato. Defending Poetry. Next. Poetry in the Vernacular. Themes and Colors. LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in An Apology for Poetry, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work.

Defending poetry book Philip Sidney ’s “An Apology for Poetry” was published init bore two titles: “The Defence of Poesie” and “An Apologie for Poetrie.”. On Not Defending Poetry: Defence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy 1st Edition by Catherine Bates (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

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The NOOK Book (eBook) of the On Not Defending Poetry: Defence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy by Catherine Bates at Barnes & Noble. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Author: Catherine Bates. An in-depth study of one of the key texts of the English Renaissance Allows for a fresh and undistorted reading of the Defence Shows Sidney's writings to be as critical and experimental as other texts of the period Reinvigorates both Renaissance studies and current debates about the value of the humanities.

"On Not Defending Poetry also represents something of a theoretical departure for scholarship on Sidney's adopting a 'deconstructionist approach' akin to that of Fredric Jameson, Bates steers away from the trend set by recent scholars who have adhered to the New Historicist methodologies pioneered by the likes of Stephen Greenblatt."Price: $ "A Defence of Poetry" is an essay by the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, written in and first published posthumously in in Essays, Letters from Abroad, Translations and Fragments by Edward Moxon in London.

It contains Shelley's famous claim that "poets. How to format a poetry book with the right tools. When I tried to publish a poetry book on Amazon Kindle, it preserved at least some of the Word formatting. But the result was far from perfect.

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However, this could be read as a standalone book/5(). Through close readings of the poems and prose essays of Brodsky, Heaney, and Hill, Defending Poetry makes a timely intervention in current debates about literature's ethics, arguing that any ethics of literature ought to take into account not only poetry, but also the writings of poets on the value of poetry.

Through readings of the poems & prose essays of Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, & Geoffrey Hill, 'Defending Poetry' makes a timely intervention in current debates about literature's ethics, arguing that any ethics of literature ought to take into account not only poetry, but also the writings of poets on the value of poetry.

Defending Poetry studies the tradition of poetic defence, or apologia, as it has been pursued and developed by three of the twentieth century's leading poet-critics: Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, and Geoffrey Hill.

It begins with an extended introduction to philosophical debates over the ethical value of literature from Plato to Levinas and continues by situating these three poets as in one. While The Defense of Poesyis well known, it is also referred to as “An Apology for Poetry”.

Sidney wrote this inhowever died before it was published in Many are believed to have influenced this work especially including Stephen Gosson and his work, School of Abuse. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kennan, Patricia Ann. Sidney defending poetry.

Bari: Adriatica, (OCoLC) “A Poet is a nightingale who sits in darkness, and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds; his auditors are as men entranced by the melody of an unseen musician, who feel that they are moved and softened, yet know not whence or why.” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley, A.

An Apology for Poetry (or, The Defence of Poesy) is a work of literary criticism by Elizabethan poet Philip was written in approximately and first published inafter his death. It is generally believed that he was at least partly motivated by Stephen Gosson, a former playwright who dedicated his attack on the English stage, The School of Abuse, to Sidney inbut.

Sidney began writing poetry inand his writing career only lasted years. Let learned Greece in any of her manifold sciences be able to show me one book before Musæus, Homer, and Hesiod, all three nothing else but poets.

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On not defending poetry: defence and indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of poesy. [Catherine Bates] -- Sidney's Defence of Poesy is generally taken to present a model of poetry as ideal: the poet depicts ideals of human conduct which readers are inspired to imitate.

Catherine Bates challenges this.To defend poetry, for Sidney, is to define it as capable, by virtue of a moral force, of beat ing back a crowd of imposing rival claimants, each asserting a privi leged access to truth and a .