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Beyond Gentility: Violence in the Poetry of Sharon Olds, Pascale Petit, Peter Redgrove and Robin Robertson.

Naomi, Katrina. 2015. Beyond Gentility: Violence in the Poetry of Sharon Olds, Pascale Petit, Peter Redgrove and Robin Robertson.. Doctoral thesis, Goldsmiths, University of London [Thesis]

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Abstract or Description

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.

Item Type:

Thesis (Doctoral)

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.25602/GOLD.00011677

Keywords:

Poetry, violence, gender, gentility, Katrina Naomi, Peter Redgrove, Robin Robertson, Sharon Olds, Pascale Petit

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

English and Comparative Literature

Date:

31 May 2015

Item ID:

11677

Date Deposited:

09 Jun 2015 12:41

Last Modified:

09 Jul 2018 18:09

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/11677

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