Biography & Autobiography

Philip Larkin

by Janice Rossen
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Pages: 156 pages
ISBN 13: 9780877452713
ISBN 10: 0877452717
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : Philip Larkin written by Janice Rossen, published by University of Iowa Press which was released on 1989. Download Philip Larkin Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. In the same way , ' At Grass ' , an important transitional poem in this period which I return to later on , is also more ... In the poems which follow on in Larkin's working notebook from ' An April Sunday brings the snow ' , a sense of ... -- The author explores Larkin's poetry, novels, essays and jazz criticism. She shows his transition from novelist to poet, tracing the symbolist aspect of his work in the depiction of nature and addressing the influence of Hardy and Yeats on his poetic style. She looks at Larkin's celebration of England; his exasperation over 'difficulties with girls' and to his poetic use of coarse language in complaining about life's innumerable irritations. She also discusses the fury he expresses as he contemplates death.