TITLE

David Jones's In Parenthesis: New Measure

AUTHOR(S)
Sherry Jr., Vincent B.
PUB. DATE
December 1982
SOURCE
Twentieth Century Literature (Twentieth Century Literature);Winter84, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p375
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines David Jones' book-length poem 'In Parenthesis.' Paul Fussell's condemnation of the heroic elements in Jones' 'In Parenthesis'; Jones' attempt to contrast the motifs of fertilizing energy and destructive effect; Jones' development of a distinctive technique to convey the heroic motif of restraint.
ACCESSION #
7090777

 

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