Leopardi and the Theory of Poetry (Paperback)

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Leopardi and the Theory of Poetry (Paperback)

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In this first detailed and comprehensive account of Leopardi's theory of poetry, G. Singh assesses both the literary and critical attainments of a poet whose eminence ranks him with Dante and Petrarch. Singh's analysis, which employs extensive reference to Leopardi's work in order to illustrate the author's own comments, sets forth Leopardi's views on the larger questions of tradition, inspiration, and the imagination in poetry. Later chapters are concerned with the more specific matters of the.
G. Singh is a poet, critic, and academic. He is the author of various criticisms of Swinburne, Pound, Eliot, Montale, and the Leavises.
Product Details ISBN: 9780813154794
ISBN-10: 0813154790
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 384
Language: English