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Title: Beyond gentility : violence in the poetry of Sharon Olds, Pascale Petit, Peter Redgrove and Robin Robertson
Author: Naomi, Katrina
ISNI:       0000 0004 5356 7860
Awarding Body: Goldsmiths College (University of London)
Current Institution: Goldsmiths College (University of London)
Date of Award: 2015
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The critical commentary, Beyond Gentility: Violence in the Poetry of Sharon Olds, Pascacle Petit, Peter Redgrove and Robin Robertson focuses on interpersonal violence. It includes a discussion on A. Alvarez’s essay ‘The New Poetry’ and critical reactions to the poetry of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. The commentary defends the use of violence in poetry as a way of reflecting on the realities of contemporary society.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral