(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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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'.
||2011 Richard Danson Brown
||MacNeice; everyday language; poetry
||Arts > English
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