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Library Trip

PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:50 pm
by Andrew
I went to the library today to borrow three books, all of them more than a decade old but certainly new to me as a beginning scholar of Keats:


The first two essay anthologies feature pieces dealing with my interest in the sonic qualities of Keat's poetry, M.H. Abrams's "Keat's Poems: The Material Dimension" and Garrett Stewart's "Keats and language," respectively. The latter deals with a contemporary re-assessment of Keats's influence on modern and contemporary open-form poetry, which has been downplayed in favor of the dominant view of him as a poet of closure and fixity.

(I also performed a mischievous but good-natured attempt at leaving a souvenir of-sorts: I accessed five OPAC machines and left the following search strings on them for other library patrons to see: Grecian urn, indolence, melancholy, nightingale, Psyche.)

Re: Library Trip

PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:12 pm
by Raphael
Happy reading!