Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 November 2010

264 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199583546

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Defending Poetry

Art and Ethics in Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, and Geoffrey Hill

David-Antoine Williams

Oxford English Monographs

  • Examines the work of three of the most important poet-critics of the last fifty years
  • Assesses the influence of T.S. Eliot defence of poetry
  • Traces the development of apologia from the neo-Classical arguments of Renaissance writers through its romanticist, Victorian, and modernist incarnations