Poetry and Phantasy

Poetry and Phantasy

by Antony Easthope



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Poetry and Phantasy by Antony Easthope

In this book the author examines the relation between historical materialism and psychoanalysis for the understanding of literature. He analyzes central poems in the canonical tradition, poems of courtly love, Romantic poetry, and the modernism and post-modernism of Eliot and Pound.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521355988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/27/1989
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. Poetry and psychoanalysis; 2. Ideology and phantasy in poetry; 3. Foucault, Ovid, Donne: versions of sexuality, ancient and modern; 4. Courtly love and idealisation; 5. The Augustan father; 6. Romantic narcissism; 7. Darwinian crises; 8. Modernism/postmodernism: Eliot/Pound; 9. Postcript.

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