Author: Robert L. Mack
Publisher: Yale University Press; First Edition - First Printing edition (October 11, 2000)
Category: History & Criticism
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Thomas Gray: A Life Hardcover – October 11, 2000. by. Robert L. Mack (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. He sees in the poet's sexuality one of the "deeper, motivating subtexts of Gray's poetry.
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Robert became Gray's first teacher and helped inspire in Gray a love for botany and observational science. P. Toynbee, L. Whibley (3 vols. 1935; rev. H. W. Starr 1971). R. L. Mack, Thomas Gray A Life (2000). A. Sells, Thomas Gray His Life and Works (1980)
Robert became Gray's first teacher and helped inspire in Gray a love for botany and observational science. Gray's other uncle, William, became his tutor. He recalled his schooldays as a time of great happiness, as is evident in his "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College". Gray was a delicate and scholarly boy who spent his time reading and avoiding athletics. He lived in his uncle's household rather than at college. Sells, Thomas Gray His Life and Works (1980). Ketton-Cremer, Thomas Gray (1955).
Robert L. Mack is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Exeter. His other books include Thomas Gray: A Life (Yale UP, 2000) and The Genius of Parody (Palgrave, 2007). Información bibliográfica. The Wonderful and Surprising History of Sweeney Todd: The Life and Times of an Urban Legend. Mack incorporates recent - and often radically revisionary - scholarship on Gray .
This major biography of Thomas Gray (1716-1771), the first in nearly half a century, expands our knowledge of the life of the English poet and our understanding of his personality and influential body of works.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000. In his new biography of Gray, Robert Mack addresses the point by adducing Gosse and the cento tradition (we learn that the young Gray owned a copy of the cento-specialist Ausonius' complete works, and that the "recombinative techniques of the cento to which Ausonius thus exposed Gray left him with a potent and highly versatile model of literary reference and allusion while.
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Published by: Yale University Press. The result is an eloquent and enlightening book, sure to be the definitive biography of this great poet, a forefather of the Romantic Movement. The book provides important new information on Gray's family and background and closely examines the domestic environment of his formative years.