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Author Heuston, Sean, 1971-
Title Modern Poetry and Ethnography : Yeats, Frost, Warren, Heaney, and the Poet as Anthropologist / Sean Heuston.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, ©2011.
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 Floor3  PR8769 .H38 2011    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 195 pages ; 22 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction: "Stories about stories, views about views" -- Off with the fairies: Yeats, ethnography, and identification -- The virtue of fact and the truth of fiction: Frost and literary ethnography -- "I knew that world": Warren's southern ethnography -- Making strange: Heaney and literary ethnography.
Summary "Modern Poetry and Ethnography: Yeats, Frost, Warren, Heaney, and the Poet as Anthropologist maps a new approach to the works of W.B. Yeats, Robert Frost, Robert Penn Warren, and Seamus Heaney. Heuston analyzes the ways the works of each writer represent and explain a country or region (Ireland for Yeats, New England for Frost, the American South for Warren, and Northern Ireland for Heaney) as if the writers were anthropologists or ethnographers. This project argues provocatively that literary critics can benefit greatly from the insights and theories of anthropology and ethnography"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject English poetry -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Literature and anthropology.
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- Irish American authors.
Anthropology in literature.
Ethnology in literature.
ISBN 9780230111677 (hardback)
023011167X (hardback)
OCLC number 669751261