Crisis and Contemporary Poetry

Crisis and Contemporary Poetry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349319817
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/24/2010
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

MARY KATE AZCUY Assistant Professor, Monmouth University, USA
GUINN BATTEN Associate Professor of English, Washington University, USA
SCOTT BREWSTER Director of English, University of Salford, UK
LUCY COLLINS Lecturer in English Literature, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland
BRENDAN CORCORAN Associate Professor of English, Indiana State University, USA
RUBEN MOI Assistant Professor and Research Fellow in English and Comparative Literature, University of Tromsø, Norway
EVA MUELLER-ZETTELMANN Associate Professor of English Literature and Cultural Theory, Vienna University, Austria
DEIRDRE OSBORNE Senior Lecturer in Drama, Goldsmiths University of London, UK
STEPHEN REGAN Professor of English, University of Durham, UK
JOHN SEARS Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
JANNE STIGEN DRANGSHOLT Associate Professor at the Department of Culture and Language Studies, University of Stavanger, Norway

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction PARTI: THE LIMITS OF EXPRESSION: REPRESENTATION AND IDENTITY Form, Historical Crisis and Poetry's Hope in George Szirtes' 'Metro'; J.Sears Persona, Trauma, and Survival in Louise Glück's Postmodern, Mythic, Twenty-first Century 'October'; M.K.Azcuy Hern: The Catastrophe of Lyric in John Burnside; S.Brewster PART II: A SPECIAL CASE: CRISIS AND POETRY IN NORTHERN IRELAND 'In a ghostly pool of blood / a crumpled phantom hugged the mud': Spectropoetic Presentations of Bloody Sunday and the Crisis of Northern Ireland; R.Moi 'The Given Note' - Traditional Music, Crisis and the Poetry of Seamus Heaney; S.Crosson 'Crisis first-hand': Seamus Heaney Before and After the Ceasefire; S.Regan The Mundane and the Monstrous: Everyday Epiphanies in Northern Irish Poetry; C.I.Armstrong PART III: SITUATED WORDS: PLACE, ECOLOGYAND LANDSCAPE 'The Memorial to all of them': Landscape and the Holocaust in the Poetry of Michael Longley; B.Corcoran 'Toward a Brink': The Poetry of Kathleen Jamie and Environmental Crisis; L.Collins Sounding the Landscape: Dis-placement in the Poetry of Alice Oswald; J.S.Drangsholt Place, Narrative and Crisis in the Long Poems of Paul Muldoon; A.Karhio PART IV: SUSPENDED JUDGEMENTS: RETHINKING POETIC RECEPTION Paul Muldoon: Critical Judgment, the Crisis Poem, and the Ethics of Voice; G.Batten Displacing the Crisis: New British Poetry, Cultural Memory and the Rôle of the Intellectual; E.Mueller-Zettelmann The Body of Text Meets the Body as Text: Staging (I)dentity in the Work of SuAndi and Lemn Sissay; D.Osborne Selected Bibliography Index

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