Scientist of the Strange

Scientist of the Strange

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This text provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the poetry of Peter Redgrove, a highly original and important poet who trained first as a scientist, and whose work is known for its lively and idiosyncratic depictions of natural process and transformation. The present study uncovers the psychical stakes and dramas involved in Redgrove's practice, and in turn relates these stakes and dramas to the marked element of cultural critique to be found in Redgrove's nonfiction, but which is virtually absent from the poems.While Redgrove is capable of producing lines with emphatic stresses that are stamped with alliteration and ... The poema#39;s ending seesaws in a similar way: aquot; Hum, aquot; he said, Watching the zoo parading and his actual breakfast Coming and goinganbsp;...

Title:Scientist of the Strange
Author:Paul Bentley
Publisher:Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press - 2002


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