The Well Wrought Urn: Studies in the Structure of Poetry
"This book consists of detailed commentaries on ten famous English poems from the Elizabethan period to the present. The specific works ... are: Donne's The Canonization, Shakespeare's Macbeth, Milton's L'allegro and Il penseroso, Herrick's Corinna's going a-Maying, Pope's The rape of the lock, Gray's Elegy written in a country churchyard, Wordsworth's Ode: intimations of immortality from Recollections of early childhood, Keat's Ode on a grecian urn, Tennyson's Tears, idle tears, Yeats's Among school children"--Cover.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jburlinson - LibraryThing
A classic, of course. The ideas have been so thoroughly assimilated that they may seem elementary and even banal. But it's important to re-read occasionally and reflect not only their novelty at the ... Read full review
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I rather enjoyed reading through this 1947 book, which is relatively free of exogenous literary theory. Brooks takes one work from each of ten significant poets from Shakespeare and John Donne to ... Read full review
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S The Light Symbolism
What Does Poetry Communicate?
The Case of Miss Arabella Fermor
Grays Storied Urn
Yeatss Great Rooted Blossomer
The Heresy of Paraphrase
Criticism History and Critical Relativism
Texts of Poems