The Poet as Citizen and Other Papers by Arthur Quiller-CouchThe Poet as Citizen and Other Papers by Arthur Quiller-Couch

The Poet as Citizen and Other Papers

byArthur Quiller-Couch

Paperback | September 18, 2008

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Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944), who often published under the pen-name of 'Q', was one of the giants of early twentieth-century literature and literary criticism. A novelist and poet who was also a Professor of English, he helped to form the literary tastes of generations of literary students and scholars who came after him. The freshness, enthusiasm and intellectual insight of his work is still evident in his writings nearly a century on. Cambridge University Press is delighted to reissue some of his key texts in this new edition.
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was born on November 21, 1863 at Bodmin in the county of Cornwall, England. His sisters, Florence Mabel and Lilian, were also writers. While attending Trinity College, Oxford he wrote Dead Man's Rock under the pseudonym "Q" in 1882. He moved to London that same year. He wrote The Astonishing History of T...
Title:The Poet as Citizen and Other PapersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.55 inPublished:September 18, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521736730

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Table of Contents

1. Ancient and Modern Notions; 2. The Cult of Personality; 3. Tradition and Orthodoxy; 4. On Being Definite; 5. A Note on the Poetics; 6. The Handicap of Poetry; 7. Words and Nature; 8. Paternity in Shakespeare; 9. Tennyson in 1833; 10. William Barnes; 11. The Earlier Novels of Thomas Hardy; 12. Tribute to Ireland.