The Redress of Poetry



The Nobel Laureate Shares His Thoughts On Poetry S Special Ability To Rectify Spiritual Balance As A Counterweight To Hostile And Oppressive Forces, In A Collection Of Ten Lectures On The Work Of Such Diverse Poets As Christopher Marlowe, John Clare, Oscar Wilde, And Elizabeth Bishop.The Redress of Poetry

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  • Hardcover
  • 211 pages
  • The Redress of Poetry
  • Seamus Heaney
  • English
  • 12 January 2017
  • 0374248532

10 thoughts on “The Redress of Poetry

  1. says:

    This might seem an odd choice a collection of lectures about poetry, some of them to an Oxford audience Sounds stuffy as can be but it isn t Wherever they were first heard, each lecture was written to be understood by anyone, and send them back to the works they cover.The best piece, and perhaps the book s moral quaystone, is titled Joy or Night , comparing and contrasting Yeats and Larkin, their views on death and its influence on their poetry and farthan that Other joys include This might seem an odd choice a collection of lectures about poetry, some of them to an Oxford audience Sounds stuffy as can be but it isn t Wherever they were first heard, each lecture was written to be understood by anyone, and send them back to the works they cover.The best piece, and perhaps the book s moral quaystone, is titled Joy or Night , comparing and co...

  2. says:

    The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.

  3. says:

    An excellent series of lectures given by Seamus Heaney in his post as Professor of Poetry at Oxford University The ability for a reader to engage with Heaney s erudition will depend on the extent to which he or she knows of the poems and poets being discussed Heaney deliberately focusses on poets who are writing on the frontiers of their societies those frontiers being national, class and linguistic.The first lecture is really quite superb and sets the tone well After that his lectures on t An excellent series of lectures given by Seamus Heaney in his post as Professor of Poetry at Oxford University The ability for a reader to engage with Heaney s erudition will depend on the extent to which he or she knows of the poems and poets being discus...

  4. says:

    What a lovely, deep appreciation of poets and poetry by this master of the art I learned so much about how this is done, and what matters the most about the doing and what results from the work.truly enlightening loved the lectures

  5. says:

    In Seamus Heaney s Casualty, a poem about a pub going Ulsterman who ignores a curfew during the peak of the Troubles, and is killed for it, the last three lines the poet speaking to the dead man, the casualty , are a study in ambivalence Dawn sniffing revenant, Plodder through midnight rain, Question me again The ambivalence is one that runs through Heaney s poetry, perhaps best exemplified by the section in Station Island, where in a fictional meeting , James Joyce tells the poet to let In Seamus Heaney s Casualty, a poem about a pub going Ulsterman who ignores a curfew during the peak of the Troubles, and is killed for it, the last three lines the poet speaking to the dead man, the casualty , are a study in ambivalence Dawn sniffing revenant, Plodder through midnight rain, Question me again The ambivalence is one that runs through Heaney s poetry, perhaps best exemplified by the section in Station Island, where in a fictional meeting , James Joyce tells the poet to let others wear the sackcloth and the ashes Let go, let fly, forget You ve listened long enough Now strike your note The ambivalence is about the relationship between poetry and politics, instantiated by the tension between the desire to keep words apolitical, and the temptation to intervene directly through poetry.If such questions remain unanswered in Heaney s verse, then The Redress of Poetry a collection of ten lectures deliv...

  6. says:

    This is a collection of lectures that Heaney gave while professor of poetry at Oxford The theme, redress as a potential function of poetry, is handled with depth and breadth, including working in the relationship, political and cultural, between Ireland and England Several de...

  7. says:

    I ve bought this amazing book on my trip to Poland, on 2009 I found it in the most amazing bookstore I ve ever been to in my entire life, called Massolit Books Cafe, fell in love with the place immediately This book is a collect...

  8. says:

    Poetry is the imagination pressing back against the pressure of reality Most enjoyed the titular essay and the pieces on Yeats and Larkin, Bishop her flicker of impudence , and Frontiers of Writing I feel like I do not connect as naturally with Heaney as I do with other moder...

  9. says:

    A great book to dip in and out oflove the analysis aspects as not so overly academic as to make you switch offI am reading the lecture on The Ballad of Reading Gaol and it really zones in on aspects of Oscar Wilde that give a different type of insight and makes for really addictive reading.

  10. says:

    One of my favorite reads possibly ever Can t be read lightly Had to sit with chapters essays in doses because there was so much to take in I will reread this book many times, and suspect I ll be learning something new from it with every read Cannot recommend this book highly enough.

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