Reading David Jones

Reading David JonesHailed As One Of The Greatest Of The Modern Poets By Both T S Eliot And W H Auden, David Jones 1895 1974 Was An Important Visual Artist, One Of The Most Uncategorizable And Appreciated Native British Poets Of The Twentieth Century, An Essayist, And A Notable Illustrator Of Poetry And Works For Children Reading David Jones Offers A Guided Tour Of Jones S Notoriously Difficult Poetry Accompanied By Careful Explication, Annotation, And Commentary As Well As A Biographic Portrait Of This Iconic Literary Figure While Contributing To New Scholarship On The Poet S Work, This Volume Also Eases The Difficulties Inherent In Jones Modernist Form And Allusions In Order To Make His Poetry Accessible And Engaging To The Everyday Reader.

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • Reading David Jones
  • Thomas Dilworth
  • English
  • 12 October 2019
  • 9780708320549

4 thoughts on “Reading David Jones

  1. Liam Guilar says:

    Poets need partisans, and David Jones needs them than most Often omitted from histories of British modernism, his work is neither well known nor easy to read But there is a sense of disproportion at work in this book there are far too many superlatives in the claims Dilworth makes for Jones work, and the ground on which the claims are made seem questionable The content of the book, which is mostly prose paraphrases of the books under discussion, seems at odd with the claims Cards on the table I read In Parenthesis with no difficulty, and thought it was one of the best books I d read about the Great War Despite several serious attempts, I cannot finish The Anathemata So I was hoping this book was going to help me with the latter But I don t think In Parenthesis needs a prose summary, and I don t see that the prose summary adds anything to the reading experience of The Anathemata Dilworth makes huge claims for In Parenthesis and Huge is not a thoughtless colloquialism It is the only great epic since Paradise Lost It fulfils all the requirements of epic, including being a narrative poem, as of course, epic like novels such as War and Peace or Ulysses are not p980 What mak...

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