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Purity of diction in English verse

Donald Davie

Purity of diction in English verse

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Diction.

  • Edition Notes

    First published, without postscript, by Chatto and Windus, 1952.

    StatementDonald Davie.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,217p. ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21302029M
    ISBN 100710012616


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He defines 'chastity' in diction as arising from the sense of every word in the English language (such as might find a place in Shakespeare, say) 'thrusting itself at the The first, in a sense, is a manifesto for the poetic values of the Movement, written when Davie found the verse of the first part of the eighteenth century in some ways /5.

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Get this from a library. Purity of diction in English verse. [Donald Davie] -- The author defines and exemplifies the principles of purity in dictation, with reference for teh most part to poetry of the late eighteenth century, and then applies these principles to some later.

The diction of English verse --The chastity of poetic diction --The language of the tribe --Poetic diction and prosaic strength --The classicism Purity of diction in English verse book Charles Wesley --"The vanity of human wishes" and "De vulgari eloquentia" --"To speak but what we understand --Diction and invention: a view of Wordsworth --Coleridge and improvised diction.

Purity of Diction in English Verse was written by Donald Davie Purity of diction in English verse book first published by Chatto & Windus in It was Davie's first book, and was followed three years later by a sequel: Articulate Energy. In Penguin published both books.

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In Purity of Diction in English Verse Davie is chiefly concerned with literature prior to the twentieth century, but its principles regarding diction and syntax have a bearing on Davie’s own poetry and on the poetry of a number of his contemporaries, a group of like-minded poets in the s which became Purity of diction in English verse book as The Movement.

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"Purity of Diction in English Verse" () explains how the vocabulary choice of late 18th-century writers like Cowper, Goldsmith and Dr Johnson gave them a force and moral value different from Wordsworth, Coleridge and Edition: New Edition.

Davie's Purity of Diction in English Verse () stated the critical assumptions underlying much of the group's poetry. Briefly alluding to the Purity of diction in English verse book in the introduction to his Oxford Book of Contemporary Verse (), which contains work by six of the group, Enright later noted ‘the nonchalance with which.

Purity of Diction in English Verse: With New Epilogue Donald Davie This combined volume includes Davie's two most influential critical works, both published in the s. "Purity of Diction" is an examination of diction at work in English verse while "Articulate Energy" is a study of the operations of syntax in English verse.

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Delivery is guaranteed - or your money back. In Purity of Diction in English Verse Davie is chiefly concerned with literature prior to the twentieth century, but its principles regarding diction and syntax have a bearing on Davie's own poetry and on the poetry of a number of his contemporaries, a group of like-minded poets in the s which became known as The : Donald Davie.

Davie was a principal figure in The Movement, a group of British poets in the s who expressed antiromantic ideals and purposely avoided experimentation in their verse. His earliest critical works, Purity of Diction in English Verse () and Articulate Energy (), explored the moral dimensions of poetic style.

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