TITLE

THE PERIODICAL CONTEXT OF THOMAS HARDY'S 'IN TIME OF "THE BREAKING OF NATIONS"'

AUTHOR(S)
Morrison, Kevin A.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Notes & Queries;Mar2008, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Poetry Review
ABSTRACT
The article offers poetry criticism of the poem "In Time of 'The Breaking Nations,'" by Thomas Hardy. It examines the political and ideological contexts of the poem in light of English history at the beginning of the First World War. The author discusses the juxtaposition of idyllic scenes, the use of end-stopping, and the poem's denial of its historicity.
ACCESSION #
31859935

Tags: IN Time of the Breaking of Nations (Poem);  HARDY, Thomas, 1840-1928;  POETRY (Literary form) -- History & criticism;  WORLD War, 1914-1918 -- Literature & the war;  WAR poetry, English;  HISTORICITY;  ENGLISH poetry -- 20th century -- History & criticism

 

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