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  • The Conclusion of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : Three Knightly
           Verdicts
    • Authors: Burrow J.
      First page: 103
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection">AT THE END OF <span style="font-style:italic;">SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT</span>, the poet makes no comment on the outcome of his story, leaving it for the Green Knight, Gawain himself, and the court at Camelot to draw conclusions from the hero’s performance in his adventure. These men are all knights, and it is as knights that they each respond, giving precedence to the chivalric values which they have in common – in this case courage and, most especially, fidelity to the pledged word. If they differ in their verdicts, that is because they stand in differing relationships with the affair: the Green Knight as the tester, Gawain as the tested, and the Camelot knights as his brothers-in-arms. And they are swayed by different feelings accordingly: the Green Knight by admiration for Gawain, Gawain by mortification at his fault, and Camelot by relief at his surviving a perilous adventure. The fact that these verdicts are not followed by any supervening Christian or clerical comment is typical of a poem which concerns itself throughout with what may be called the chivalric mind-set – the way knights in particular see themselves and their fellows.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx002
       
  • Wordsworth’s Negative Way
    • Authors: Clarkson O.
      First page: 116
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection">A LOT OF CRITICS have had negative things to say about Wordsworth’s negatives. ‘Wordsworth carries his delight in negatives to the point of tiresome mannerisms’, John Jones grumbled.1<sup>1</sup> Geoffrey Hartman once blamed ‘a negative’ for Wordsworth’s ‘wavering rhythm’; Roger Sharrock thought there were ‘too many’ of them; Kenneth Johnston has spoken of Wordsworth’s ‘bothersome double negatives’; and for Carey McIntosh, more recently, they can ‘seem verbose’.2<sup>2</sup> Such complaints are understandable. Negatives (single or double or even triple: ‘Nor can I not believe but that…’3<sup>3</sup>) make a reader’s life that little bit more difficult, and they also can sound, as Orwell knew, gallingly pompous: ‘banal statements are given an appearance of profundity by means of the <span style="font-style:italic;">not un</span>- formation’.4<sup>4</sup> A favourite phrase of Wordsworth’s, ‘not seldom’, once you have stopped to think it through, means ‘not not often’, as though ‘often’ alone would not have been suitably cumbersome.5<sup>5</sup> ‘’Twas not indifferent to a youthful mind’ (<span style="font-style:italic;">Prelude</span>, IV. 192) sounds patently unyouthful. A ‘track … not untrod before’ (III. 121) should hardly be a remarkable track, you would assume, for having been trod before. ‘Not unwelcome’ (VI. 14) is not especially welcoming. Something ‘not unworthy’ (VI. 154) feels less than worthy, if not quite unworthy. A ‘Mansion not unvisited of old’ (VI. 222) plainly is a mansion visited of old. ‘[T]he end / Was not ignoble’ (I. 343-4), Wordsworth says after plundering a bird’s nest, and somehow the claim falls short (unhinged by guilt?) of celebrating a noble end.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx004
       
  • The Women of Anthony Trollope’s An Editor’s Tales
    • Authors: Wilkes J.
      First page: 136
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection">SINCE TROLLOPE’S OEUVRE IS SO VAST, and largely comprises long novels, it is understandable that discussions of his output have often overlooked his shorter fiction. In recent years, nonetheless, his short stories have won more attention, and especially the six stories from <span style="font-style:italic;">An Editor’s Tales</span> (1870), which John Sutherland has singled out as the writer’s ‘most sustained and self-analytical achievement in short fiction’, the ‘high plateau’ of his career in this genre.1<sup>1</sup> The tendency of most of this critical writing has been to focus on the male narrator-editor – a complex topic, and one that is certainly important. But each of the tales features one or more prominent female characters, and they are worth paying attention to as well, especially given the recent interest in gender as a theme in Trollope’s fiction more widely.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx007
       
  • ‘Simple, Sensuous and Passionate’: John Milton and Geoffrey
           Hill
    • Authors: Potts G.
      First page: 154
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection">IN AN INTERVIEW IN 1976, Geoffrey Hill articulated his ‘ideal in writing poetry’ with a quotation from John Milton’s <span style="font-style:italic;">Of Education</span> (1644): ‘simple, sensuous and passionate’.1<sup>1</sup> At the beginning of ‘Poetry as “Menace” and “Atonement”’ (1978) – Hill’s inaugural lecture at the University of Leeds and the opening chapter of <span style="font-style:italic;">The Lords of Limit</span> – he again acknowledges ‘simple, sensuous and passionate’ as a dictum ‘to which I am sympathetically inclined’.2<sup>2</sup> Having quoted Milton’s phrase in further interviews in 1980 and 1981, when Hill spoke to the <span style="font-style:italic;">Paris Review</span> at the turn of the millennium he felt obliged to preface a similar remark with the caveat that ‘I have said, almost to the point of boring myself and others, that I am as a poet simple, sensuous and passionate’.3<sup>3</sup></span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx008
       
  • John Clare and the Early Poems of Seamus Heaney
    • Authors: Gargaillo F.
      First page: 175
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection">MANY OF SEAMUS HEANEY’S MOST POWERFUL FORMULATIONS about the potential of poetry were written to honour specific poets in whom he saw that potential fulfilled; and of the generous pantheon of writers discussed in his lectures John Clare receives a special attention, indicated by the linguistic energy of Heaney’s defence. Clare, he contends, ‘wrought at language but did not become over-wrought about it’: his poems possess an ‘unpunctuated vigour’, a ‘notational speed’, a ‘seeming effortlessness and surefingeredness’, and a ‘totally alert love for the one-thing-after-anotherness of the world’.1<sup>1</sup> Critics such as Stephanie Kuduk Weiner and Erica McAlpine have since taken up these phrases in order to get at the characteristics of Clare’s verse.2<sup>2</sup> But Heaney scholars have yet to trace these ideas back into his own poetry; and the few who have discussed the poets’ relationship at all tend to describe it as a matter of political affinity. Sidney Burris, for example, has said that reading Clare encouraged Heaney to celebrate his native region at a time when it was unfairly marginalised.3<sup>3</sup> Such claims are not implausible, but Heaney’s own statements suggest an admiration that was aesthetic quite as much as it was political. Clare was a formative influence because he showed Heaney how to position himself, as a lyric speaker, towards the world he wished to transcribe in verse, and played a key role in the formation of the mature poet of <span style="font-style:italic;">North</span> (1975) and <span style="font-style:italic;">Field Work</span> (1979).</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx009
       
  • Seamus Heaney and the London Origins of the Belfast Group
    • Authors: Enniss S.
      First page: 195
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection">WHEN PHILIP HOBSBAUM AND EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH co-edited an anthology of work by Group poets in 1963, they unwittingly set themselves up as targets of attack. Among the earliest reviewers of <span style="font-style:italic;">A Group Anthology</span> was Julian Symons in <span style="font-style:italic;">The Spectator</span> in May 1963. While respectful of a number of individual poems, Symons introduced a note of disapproval that would be picked up on and expanded by other reviewers. ‘Poetry is an individual art’, he wrote, before posing the question, ‘what can be gained by a co-operative view of poems?’1<sup>1</sup> Indeed, the publication of <span style="font-style:italic;">A Group Anthology</span> served to define the community of London-based poets who had been meeting regularly for some years, and it also provided a basis for criticising them. Nothing provoked reviewers more than the notion that there was, among the poets, a common Group aesthetic.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx006
       
  • FLOWERS FOR MILTON The Poetry of John Milton . By Gordon Teskey
    • Authors: Kilgour M.
      First page: 210
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><span style="font-style:italic;">The Poetry of John Milton.</span> By TeskeyGordon. Harvard University Press, 2015. $39.95.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx001
       
  • ELIOT’S BEGINNINGS Young Eliot: From St Louis to ‘The Waste Land’ .
           By Robert Crawford
    • Authors: Stillman A.
      First page: 217
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><span style="font-style:italic;">Young Eliot: From St Louis to ‘The Waste Land’</span>. By CrawfordRobert. Jonathan Cape, 2015; £25.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx003
       
  • COLD WAR POETRY Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry .
           By Justin Quinn
    • Authors: Harding J.
      First page: 229
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><span style="font-style:italic;">Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry</span>. By QuinnJustin. Oxford University Press, 2015; £55.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-25
      DOI: 10.1093/escrit/cgx005
       
 
 
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