Figures of Memory: Poetry, Space, and the Past by C. Armstrong, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Figures of Memory: Poetry, Space, and the Past

Figures of Memory: Poetry, Space, and the Past

by C. Armstrong
     
 
Through incisive readings of ten poets from William Wordsworth to Alice Oswald, this book shows how poets have engaged with the possibilities and pitfalls of memory. Linking poets' uses of personal, aesthetic, and collective memory, as well as history, the book provides a new critical template for understanding how literature engages with the past.

Overview

Through incisive readings of ten poets from William Wordsworth to Alice Oswald, this book shows how poets have engaged with the possibilities and pitfalls of memory. Linking poets' uses of personal, aesthetic, and collective memory, as well as history, the book provides a new critical template for understanding how literature engages with the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230223530
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
05/12/2009
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

CHARLES ARMSTRONG is Professor in British Literature at the University of Bergen, Norway. His publications include Romantic Organicism and Postcolonial Dislocations (co-edited with Oyuun Hestetun), as well as articles in The Coleridge Bulletin, Literature and Theology and the Nordic Journal of English Studies.

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