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Selected poems of Thomas Gray and William Collins

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Selected poems of Thomas Gray and William Collins

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Published by Edward Arnold in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Arthur Johnston.
ContributionsCollins, William, 1721-1759., Johnston, Arthur, 1924-
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23751559M

Martin's,pp. He knew some famous people: David Garrick, the actor; James Thomson, the poet. Malcolm Hicks, "Gray among the Victorians," pp. Gray was a delicate and scholarly boy who spent his time reading and avoiding athletics. London: H. After years of revision he finished his great "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"a meditative poem presenting thoughts conjured up by the sight of a rural graveyard; it is perhaps the most quoted poem in English.

See on following Versions. Chapman of Greville Street, Holborn, with whom he remained from to To oppose some ideas of "preromanticism," argues that Warton is not influenced by the past but absorbs it and recovers it, whereas Gray sees discontinuities with it. Harold Bloom, ed. The textuality of the odes is an emblem of the isolation and alienation of the poet.

Detailed study of Gray's "painstaking" revisions. Poetic diction and allusion in "Spring" and Eton. Davies, Aberystwyth,ii The poem concerns the "English place in European literary history" and "the poet's place in England"; explicates "Progress" and considers its place in Gray's career. The "problem of history" is the "double or circular metaphor" of the "utopian impulse toward perfection" reflected in pastoral; the Elegy represents "symbolic dissolution of the pastoral. Harold Bloom, ed.


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With an introduction by Leonard Whibley. To counter the impression that Gray shunned publication, finds evidence in the correspondence that he "dearly loved to be read," "controlled most publication decisions," and though difficult with publishers, was involved at every step in publication of his poems.

George E. Williams and G. Sees the original version of the Elegy as Christian, the final version as classical, logical, non-Christian, without resurrection, in relation to graveyard poetry and Virgil. Am I a pervert? Yet in identifying the appreciation of nature as a sign and source of spiritual wellbeing he found a way forward both as poet and Selected poems of Thomas Gray and William Collins book a man in search of an anchor for his feelings.

The date of the battle is A close paraphrase, attentive to the egocentricity. Edited by Robert Aris Willmott. Poetry, criticism and historical works[ edit ] InWarton penned The Triumph of Isis, a poem in praise of Oxford and the many students who had received their education there.

The poet's mind moves "from an emotional affinity with the dead to an imagined union with them. Pindaric odes are to be written with fire and passion, unlike the calmer and more reflective Horatian odes such as Ode on a distant Prospect of Eton College.

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