Science in Modern Poetry

Science in Modern Poetry

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Over the last thirty years, more and more critics and scholars have come to recognize the significant influence of science on literature. This collection of essays focuses specifically on what poets in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have made of modern scientific developments. In these twelve essays, leading experts on modern poetry, literature, and science explore how poets have used scientific language in their poems, how poetry can offer new perspectives on science, and how the two cultures can and have come together in the work of poets from Britain, Ireland, America, and Australia.... Ammonsa#39;s thoughts are drawn to the function of poetry, to the question of how far poetry can ever reflect the immense, ... with its roots in Shelleya#39;s grandiose pronouncements in A Defence of Poetry, which the sneaky inner voice punctures anbsp;...

Title:Science in Modern Poetry
Author:John Holmes
Publisher:Liverpool University Press - 2012


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