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Ambiguity and Ambivalence in R.A.K. Mason
The author examines one of R.A.K. Mason's best known poems, Ecce Homunculus, with concern for some of the poem's ambiguities and the possibility that they reveal ambivalence, or at least a richness of meaning, rather than ...
R.A.K. Mason's Universality
(Rinsen Books, Kyoto, 1998)
Mason is writing about the plight of man, trapped in a hostile place, i.e. our planet, which, in the space of the universe as a whole, is 'fixed at the friendless outer edge'. Even if perhaps a poet in an isolated country ...
"The Hole..." as Romantic. No. 1 of "Three readings of Sargeson's 'The Hole That Jack Dug'"
(The South Pacific Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, 1986)
The author suggests that one reason for accepting Frank Sargeson's stories as realistic is that there have been no close analyses of any of them. In discussing "The hole that Jack dug" the author aims to show that such a ...
W.H. Auden's "Another Time"
(Western Washington State College, 1972)
The title-poem of Auden's volume 'Another Time' has received little critical attention. Here the author discusses Auden's understanding of time, and our place in it.
Dogs and Foxes in D.H. Lawrence and W.H. Auden
(Zeitschrift fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik, 1984)
In writing 'The Fox' and 'Kangaroo', Lawrence was much preoccupied with the mentality of what one may roughly call "meddlers" and "authorities" on the one hand, and the fate of their victims on the other; the first group, ...
Studying 'New Literatures in English'
(New Literature Review, Australian National University, 1979)
A discussion of what constitutes new literature in English, arising from the description given in the opening paragraph, namely: all literary writing in English which does not emanate from Great Britain, Ireland or the ...
Background and Significance of D. H. Lawrence's "The Ladybird"
(The D. H. Lawrence Review, 1982)
"The Ladybird" has not fared particularly well at the hands of its critics. Critics have failed to see that it is not to be understood as an example of mimesis or realism but creates its own symbolic, mythical world.
Some Possible Sources for Yeats's 'Sailing to Byzantium': A Reconsideration
(The Yeats Eliot Review, University of Arkansas, 1987)
This article aims to refute Archibald A. Hill, who argued that neither Keats's 'Ode to a Nightingale' nor Andersen's story 'The Nightingale' need be accepted as source material for Yeats's poem. The author argues that both ...