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'Can't we ever, my love, speak in the same language?': everyday language and creative tension in the poetry of Louis MacNeice

Brown, Richard Danson (2011). 'Can't we ever, my love, speak in the same language?': everyday language and creative tension in the poetry of Louis MacNeice. In: Swann, Joan; Pope, Rob and Carter, Ronald eds. Creativity in Language and Literature: The State of the Art. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 39–54.

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Abstract

This chapter explores MacNeice's appropriation of everyday language in his poetry through his own criticism and subsequent theoretical articulations of the problems of such language. It features detailed commentary on poems from the early 1940s, such as 'Conversation', 'Plain Speaking' and 'The Mixer'.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2011 Richard Danson Brown
ISBN: 0-230-57560-9, 978-0-230-57560-8
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetAHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council)
Keywords: MacNeice; everyday language; poetry
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 31004
Depositing User: Richard Danson Brown
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2012 15:16
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:35
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/31004
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