Poetry of the Thirties [Kindle ePUB or PDF] by Robin Skelton


  • Paperback
  • 304
  • Poetry of the Thirties
  • Robin Skelton
  • English
  • 15 December 2018
  • 9780141184579

10 thoughts on “Poetry of the Thirties

  1. says:

    The 1930s for poets depression new politics and a gathering storma self consciousness and awareness and the idealised romanc

  2. says:

    I've read the section I need to and I am doubtless that I will be reading it again and again in future for the essay I have to write I wish I could read the whole thing but at this moment in time I haven't any This is the same problem I had for Metamorphoses However I love these poems We were focusing on the Spanish Civil War poetry a war that came between WWI and WWII but is often overshadowed by both It wa

  3. says:

    All the greats are here with many of their most famous poems but for me it is Louis Macneice that I find most engaging and most underrated

  4. says:

    Never before have I read a book that so represented its times The poetry in here is wonderful and has a distinc

  5. says:

    I enjoyed and appreciated some of the poems in this book but I was left with a persistent sense that this generation of poets wasn't as strong

  6. says:

    An intelligent and thoughtful selection by Robin Skelton So many of the poems were written as a response to crises the Spanish Civil

  7. says:

    Not a big poetry person but I enjoyed much of what was in here

  8. says:

    A real sense of the progressive politics of the time and how much I've been underestimating Betjeman

  9. says:

    An interesting collection

  10. says:

    Love this collection from the cubist cover to the light penguin blue to some nifty moving if sometimes overdramatic poems

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Poetry of the Thirties

Blically important as their poemsFor them the Spanish Civil War epitomized the mood of the times as their symbolic obsessions were transmuted into tragic reality But from within their strongly defined unity of ideals an astonishingly. An intelligent and thoughtful selection by Robin Skelton So many of the poems were written as a response to crises the Spanish Civil War the rise of Fascism the coming of further global warWhere is the euivalent poetry of 2016 We need poetic truth now than ever

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Auden Day Lewis Spender MacNeice and the other key poets of the Thirties were children of the First World War obsessed by war and by communalism by the class struggle and a passionate belief in poets as people whose actions are as pu. All the greats are here with many of their most famous poems but for me it is Louis Macneice that I find most engaging and most underrated

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Varied body of poetry emergedRobin Skelton has arranged the poetry to make an illuminating ‘critical essay’ of the period and in his introduction he brilliantly probes the moods and s of an intensely troubled and creative decade. Not a big poetry person but I enjoyed much of what was in here