By making his argument about In Memoriam a continuous argument for it, Timothy Peltason brings to light a wider appreciation of its greatness and of its central place in the history of modern poetry.
Originally published in 1986.
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Table of Contents:
- FrontMatter, pg. i
- CONTENTS, pg. vii
- PREFACE, pg. ix
- Chapter One. Introduction, pg. 1
- Chapter Two. The First Movements of Grief, pg. 19
- Chapter Three. The Poet's Exemplary Career, pg. 47
- Chapter Four. Moments of Vision, pg. 90
- Chapter Five. The Conditions of Belief, pg. 120
- Epilogue, pg. 164
- Notes, pg. 171
- Index to Sections of In Memoriam, pg. 177
- Index to Persons, pg. 180