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Essays & Correspondence
  • Author:
    Tom Paulin
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    0571221165
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    978-0571221165
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    Faber and Faber; Main edition (September 7, 2006)
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    432 pages
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Crusoe's Secret book. Comprised of pieces spanning five centuries, Crusoe's Secret explores the.

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Crusoe's Secret: The Aesthetics of Dissent by Tom Paulin 360pp, Faber, £20. Like his much-praised tribute to Hazlitt, Tom Paulin's latest collection of essays is a celebration of what he calls the republican literary tradition, a current of powerful and often highly polemical imaginative. Like his much-praised tribute to Hazlitt, Tom Paulin's latest collection of essays is a celebration of what he calls the republican literary tradition, a current of powerful and often highly polemical imaginative writing that has its roots in 17th-century Puritanism. Milton and Bunyan were its fathers, Defoe and Richardson its heirs, and it had a crucial influence upon the Romantics, notably Blake, Wordsworth and Hazlitt

In the title essay, we are reminded that Defoe had "a consistent belief in tolerance and forgiveness".

In the title essay, we are reminded that Defoe had "a consistent belief in tolerance and forgiveness". In the title essay, we are reminded that Defoe had "a consistent belief in tolerance and forgiveness". He was fearlessly outspoken, maintaining that Queen Anne had "no more title to the crown than my lord mayor's horse". Joyce rightly (if immodestly) saw Robinson Crusoe as our national epic: "The English Ulysses.

Crusoe's Secret" confirms Tom Paulin's status as an exemplary reader . A book about the republican tradition in England was a good idea, and a number of the writers whom Paulin considers are very interesting in their own right.

Crusoe's Secret" confirms Tom Paulin's status as an exemplary reader, who brilliantly marries historical context and critical readings. See all Product description. However, he strains to found his observations on texts by these writers to such an extent that the reader may be tempted to conclude that the author is stretching a point.

Tom Paulin was born in Leeds in 1949 but grew up in Belfast, and was educated at the universities of Hull and Oxford. He has published eight collections of poetry as well as a Selected Poems 1972-1990, two major anthologies, two versions of Greek drama, and several critical works, including The Day-Star of Liberty: William Hazlitt's Radical Style and, most recently, Crusoe's Secret: The Aesthetics of Dissent.

Tom Paulin engages with the great dissenting voices from Bunyan to D. H. Lawrence, and he. .Crusoe’s Secret confirms Tom Paulin’s status as an exemplary reader, who brilliantly marries historical context and critical readings. Lawrence, and he casts new light on others – such as Clare or Kipling or Hopkins – whose work was touched by dissent. Other Titles of Interest. Selected Poems, 1972-90. From the publisher: This collection of poems, from 1972 to 1990, is selected.

Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949 in Leeds, England) is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature. He lives in England, where he is the G. M. Young Lecturer in English Literature at Hertford College, Oxford

Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949 in Leeds, England) is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature. Young Lecturer in English Literature at Hertford College, Oxford. While he was still young, Paulin's Northern Irish Protestant mother and English father moved from Leeds to Belfast and Paulin grew up in a middle class area of the city.

Dialectic and lyrical, original and exploratory, ambitious and provocative, Tom Paulin is one of the defining voices of his generation: brilliantly varied and utterly compelling, as apparent from this New Selected Poems.

Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949) is an English and Northern Irish poet, and a film, music and literary critic. Paulin was born in Leeds, England. While he was still young, his Northern Irish Protestant mother and English father moved to Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Paulin grew up in a middle class area of the city. According to Paulin, his parents, a doctor and headmaster, held "vaguely socialist liberal views". While still a teenager, Paulin joined the Trotskyist Socialist Labour League.

Comprised of pieces spanning five centuries, Crusoe's Secret explores the culture of English dissent, whether through canonical works - Paradise Lost, Robinson Crusoe, Clarissa - or moving between epic and novel, lyric, tract and drama. Tom Paulin engages with the great dissenting voices from Bunyan to D. H. Lawrence, and he casts new light on others - such as Clare or Kipling or Hopkins - whose work was touched by dissent. Crusoe's Secret confirms Tom Paulin's status as an exemplary reader, who brilliantly marries historical context and critical readings.