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The Resource Gray agonistes : Thomas Gray and masculine friendship, Robert F. Gleckner

Gray agonistes : Thomas Gray and masculine friendship, Robert F. Gleckner

Label
Gray agonistes : Thomas Gray and masculine friendship
Title
Gray agonistes
Title remainder
Thomas Gray and masculine friendship
Statement of responsibility
Robert F. Gleckner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Gray Agonistes is the first book to examine in detail the intersection in Thomas Gray's life and poetry of Milton's career and achievement and Gray's intense sexual relationship with Richard West (and, to a lesser extent, with Horace Walpole and Thomas Ashton, all of whom banded together at Eton as the Quadruple Alliance). In all of Gray's poetry, Robert F. Gleckner discovers sites of intense and heroic struggle, both with Milton's ghost and with Gray's need to articulate his passionate attachment to West. After West's early death in 1742, Gray's foreboding became anguish and he became the poet of Elegy in a Country Courtyard."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gleckner, Robert F
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homosexuality and literature
  • Love poetry, English
  • Friendship
  • Poets, English
  • Sexual orientation in literature
  • Male friendship in literature
  • Masculinity in literature
  • Gray, Thomas
  • West, Richard
  • Milton, John
  • Gray, Thomas
  • Gray, Thomas
  • West, Richard
  • Milton, John
Label
Gray agonistes : Thomas Gray and masculine friendship, Robert F. Gleckner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Miltonic background -- Gray, West, and epistolary encoding -- Gray, West, Walpole, and the letters -- The poems (I) -- The poems (II) and the death of West -- The poems (III) -- The poems (IV): from cat to progress
Control code
ocm34546308
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 231 p.
Isbn
9780801854330
Lccn
96017083
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Gray agonistes : Thomas Gray and masculine friendship, Robert F. Gleckner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Miltonic background -- Gray, West, and epistolary encoding -- Gray, West, Walpole, and the letters -- The poems (I) -- The poems (II) and the death of West -- The poems (III) -- The poems (IV): from cat to progress
Control code
ocm34546308
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 231 p.
Isbn
9780801854330
Lccn
96017083
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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