Stephen Spender and the thirties
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Published by Bucknell University Press in Lewisburg [Pa.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Spender, Stephen, 1909- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945,
  • Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936,
  • Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 222-235.

Statement[by] A. Kingsley Weatherhead.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6037.P47 Z95
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p.
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5411945M
ISBN 100838713704
LC Control Number73002891

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Sep 03,  · Stephen Spender was a prime witness of the war and fascist horrors, the vicious ideological battles and the deep emotions bursting out of the wounded hearts of the men of good will during the 20th century. His comments and evaluations continue to Cited by: 9. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Jun 03,  · Just so, Stephen Spender apparently couldn't refuse an invitation, and so awoke one day to find himself not Byron but rather Yeats's "sixty-year-old, smiling public man," ideally suited for visiting professorships and editorial boards, glamorous enough for talks, black-tie dinners and international literary festivities, an adornment to the book Cited by: 6. Particularly The Journals of Stephen Spender, , Collected Poems, , and Letters to Christopher: Stephen Spender's Letters to Christopher Isherwood, , with "The Line of the Branch"—Two Thirties Journals placed a special emphasis on autobiographical material that reviewers found revealed Spender as both an admirable.

And, true enough, his Thirties essays on Yeats and Lawrence--drawn on strictly political lines--are embarrassing, as is ""I Join the Communist Party"" (""I am thoroughly ashamed of it""). Spender was able at the same time, however, to denounce the Red Front's Louis Aragon--""Readers of the poems should compare it with any speech by Hitler."". The Thirties and After Poetry, Politics, People(–75) Authors: Spender, Stephen Free Preview. Dolphins by Spender, Sir Stephen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at happylifekennel.com Stephen Spender - AbeBooks happylifekennel.com Passion for books. A bibliography of work by and about Stephen Spender Prepared by Michael Brett (* Works still in print are marked in bold with an asterisk.).