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Holocaust Poetry

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

Antony Rowland

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The first critical study of post-Holocaust poetry in Britain.

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List of Illustrations
1, Camp Poetics and Holocaust Icons in the Poetry of Sylvia Plath
2, 'Beauty...remains..."a brief gasp between one cliché and another"':
Awkward Poetics in Geoffrey Hill's 'The Triumph of Love'
3, 'There's something for everyone in a myth': Relativism, Humanism
and the Classics in Tony Harrison's 'Prometheus'
4, Ted Hughes, Peephole Metaphysics and the Poetics of Extremity

About the Author

Antony Rowland is Professor of English at the University of Salford. His main publications include Tony Harrison and the Holocaust; (edited with A. Michelis); and Signs of Masculinity (edited with E. Liggins and E. Uskalis).