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Thieves of Fire

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Milton, Blake, Melville and Lawrence were the writers discussed by the author Denis Donoghue in the 1972 T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures at the University of Kent, which are contained in this book. The theme is the imagination in one of its aspects: and to Professor Donoghue the work of these four men shows the artistic imagination at work in a way which he calls 'Promethean' - although he insists they do not exhaust a category by defining it. The context of the discussion includes (not least) the writers ' relation to their times and literary culture generally; and the result is criticism at the same time specific and wide-ranging, as well as being both excitingly and elegantly written.
Published in 1972. The DJ is present although a small part at the base of the spine has been torn off. It is price clipped. There has been a name written on the front end paper which has been rubbed out. Minor foxing to end papers. Minor annotation in pencil internally. The binding is good.
Of interest to literature students and poets.

Item details

Author(s):
Donoghue, D.
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0571104177
ISBN-13:
9780571104178
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Faber

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Milton, Blake, Melville and Lawrence were the writers discussed by the author Denis Donoghue in the 1972 T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures at the University of Kent, which are contained in this book. The theme is the imagination in one of its aspects: and to Professor Donoghue the work of these four men shows the artistic imagination at work in a way which he calls 'Promethean' - although he insists they do not exhaust a category by defining it. The context of the discussion includes (not least) the writers ' relation to their times and literary culture generally; and the result is criticism at the same time specific and wide-ranging, as well as being both excitingly and elegantly written.
Published in 1972. The DJ is present although a small part at the base of the spine has been torn off. It is price clipped. There has been a name written on the front end paper which has been rubbed out. Minor foxing to end papers. Minor annotation in pencil internally. The binding is good.
Of interest to literature students and poets.

Author(s):
Donoghue, D.
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0571104177
ISBN-13:
9780571104178
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Faber

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