Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

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Manchester University Press, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 155 pages
This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date critical work on Geoffrey Hill, covering all his work up to Scenes from Comus (2005), as well as some poems yet to appear in book form. It aims to contribute something to the understanding of his poetry among those who have followed it for many years and students and other readers encountering this major poet for the first time.

 

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Contents

King Log 1968
18
Lachrimae 1975
27
Tenebrae 1978
35
The Mystery of the Charity
44
Churchills Funeral and De Jure
58
The Triumph of Love 1998
72
Speech Speech 2000
95
The Orchards of Syon
108
I have not finished?
136
Select bibliography
144
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Jeffrey Wainwright is a poet and Professor of English at Manchester Metropolitan University

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