Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 March 2005

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780748615537

Bookseller Code (01)

Holocaust Poetry

Awkward Poetics in the Work of Sylvia Plath, Geoffrey Hill, Tony Harrison and Ted Hughes

Antony Rowland

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Focus on post-Holocaust poetry.
  • New critical vocabulary and concept of 'awkward poetics' to discuss the poets' writing.
  • Original reading of Sylvia Plath's 'camp poetics'.
  • One of the first books to use material from the Ted Hughes archives at Emory University (Atlanta) and the first book to use Tony Harrison's workbooks for Prometheus.