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  Re: Lit Crit
Hope has consistently denounced most of the century's literary fashions, from modernism on, and no important poet of his generation has made such consistent use of traditional forms, particularly those of the 18th century.
Hope has never been a poet who was afraid of attempting major themes, and from mid-career on he has been particularly successful.
Hope's achievement is considerable, his poems impressive in their passion, scope, and scale.
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 Double Dialogues - In Dialogue with Alec Hope #1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ADH: No, the main trouble was that we were abandoning the house because it had been attacked by lions and tigers and, for some strange reason, we were getting into chaff bags to be hauled into a cart and driven away and my father wanted me to be put into his chaff bag.
ADH: Unfortunately no. My mother had trained to be a concert pianist and apparently was doing very well and she fell in love with a poor pastor and went off with him.
ADH: I suppose, even though it was a childish thing, seeing as I was devoted to poetry, that is what I wanted to be, but I was perfectly aware that you can’t live by it, particularly in England, because it gets a pretty short shrift.
www.doubledialogues.com /issue_five/hope_mcculloch_one.htm   (4967 words)

 AD Hope -- Essay at LiteratureClassics.com
AD Hope is known for a wide rangew of poetic works: satires, meditations and critical works are a some of the types of petry he has written.
Hope was often seen as a conservative and was condemned for not joining the Anti-Vietnam movement.
As a poet, AD Hope shows considerable skill in his work, and it is only the twin forces of change and time that have brought about contextual changes in the reading of his work.
www.literatureclassics.com /essays/291   (1683 words)

 Judith Wright and A.D. Hope: giants of Australian culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Judith Wright and A.D. Hope, perhaps the major Australian poets of the twentieth century and two of the University of Sydney's most illustrious former students, died in Canberra recently within three weeks of one another, Judith Wright on 26 June at the age of 85, and A.D. (Alec Derwent) Hope on 13 July aged 92.
Hope had long enjoyed an international reputation as one of the finest poets of his time, and with the death of Wright it has been said that Australia's conscience has lost its most powerful and eloquent voice.
Often a controversial poet, Hope was at different times known for his satire, his direct treatments of sexual subject matter, and his formal conservatism – he was once described as 'the greatest living eighteenth-century poet'.
www.usyd.edu /publications/news/2K0727News/2707_culture.html   (606 words)

 Threepenny Planet: Meeting Alec Hope
This could only mean that Professor Hope had come home during those few minutes when I had been sitting there trying to think calmly and logically, a process that always makes me oblivious to things going on around me, and I was late.
Alec, she said, this poor man has been sitting in his car waiting for us because he thought we weren't home.
The Hopes were not familiar with a journal called Queer, and while setting them straight about this I recalled that Professor Hope had mentioned a hardness of hearing and resolved to speak up a bit.
home.pacific.net.au /~bangsund/adhope.htm   (2154 words)

 Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2000 Week 8 Hansard (31 August) Page 2706   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Alec Derwent Hope was a major poet, critic, academic and teacher, regarded by many as one of the great Australian poets of the 20
AD Hope was born in Cooma in 1907 and was educated at Sydney and Oxford universities.
When AD Hope retired from the Australian National University in 1969, the university gave him a fellowship and a room to allow him to get on with his writing, which he did, producing numerous poems, critical essays and plays.
www.hansard.act.gov.au /hansard/2000/week08/2706.htm   (499 words)

 Daniel Traister's Home Page--MEMORY
The poet and memoirist is A. (Alec Derwent) Hope.
Hope and the creators, dupes, aficionados, and historians of the Ern Malley hoax, by contrast, are all in the position of Caesar's Israeli poet.
I hope I have also indicated that I imagine no single "culture," out of the many in which we are embedded or by which we are surrounded, that is an uncontested monolith.
www.english.upenn.edu /~traister/mem.html   (8653 words)

 A. D. Hope
Alec Derwent Hope (July 21 1907 - July 13 2000) was an Australian poet and essayist, known for his satirical slant, who was also a critic, teacher and academic.
He was born in Cooma, New South Wales, and educated partly at home and in Tasmania.
Hope contains information related to A. Hope and Works.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Alec_Derwent_Hope   (243 words)

 MSN Encarta - Resultados de la búsqueda - Alec Derwent Hope
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Hope Alec Derwent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
MSN Encarta - Search Results - Hope Alec Derwent
Hope, Alec Derwent, born in 1907, Australian poet, who strongly influenced contemporary Australian poetry by affecting a renewed respect for...
Pandora (mythological figure), in Greek mythology, first woman on earth, created by the god Hephaestus at the request of the god Zeus.
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 All poems of the poet: Alec Derwent Hope - works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
All poems of the poet: Alec Derwent Hope - works
Free Poetry E-Book: 18 poems of Alec Derwent Hope
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 T1msn Encarta - Resultados de la búsqueda - Alec Derwent Hope
T1msn Encarta - Resultados de la búsqueda - Alec Derwent Hope
Alec Guinness (1914-2000), actor británico, uno de los más grandes intérpretes de la escena y la cinematografía en lengua inglesa.
Alec Issigonis (1906-1988), diseñador de automóviles británico, célebre por su mundialmente famoso Mini.
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 [minstrels] His Coy Mistress to Mr. Marvell -- A. D. Hope
In his introduction to this rejoinder Hope commented: This most famous of all Marvell's poems is deservedly so.
From: "John K. Taber" I like Hope's sensitivity to women, to those forced to shut up and say "yes dear", to scarcely ever be able to express one's thoughts, of all those, men or women who "have to knuckle down." Here is another, drawn from his classical education.
John K. Taber Advice to Young Ladies Alec Derwent Hope A.U.C. 334: about this date, For a sexual misdemeanour which she denied, The vestal virgin Postumia was tried; Livy records it among affairs of state.
www.cs.rice.edu /~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/1568.html   (1043 words)

 A D Hope
The Australian poet Alec Derwent Hope passed away on the 13th of July 2000.
Like many white Australians he felt torn between a passionate love for the "Nation of trees, drab green and desolate grey"; and a sense that his home down under was a long way from the centre of things.
A.D. Hope also knew of our need to turn from the world, in his reflection on the death of Pius XII, he speaks of the autumn trees at Amherst and what they teach him of human life.
www.pastornet.net.au /jmm/articles/2166.htm   (588 words)

 Alec Derwent Hope - All poems of classical poet Alec Derwent Hope
Alec Derwent Hope - All poems of classical poet Alec Derwent Hope
A D Hope was born in Cooma, New South Wales in 1907 and was educated at Sydney and Oxford Universities.
He lectured at the University of Melbourne from 1945 to 1950,eventually moveing to Canberra, where he was foundation professor of English at Canberra University College, later to become the Austr..
www.completeclassics.com /alec-derwent-hope/poet-6813   (128 words)

 Australiana - Lawson, McQueen & the MFP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Alec Derwent Hope was one of Australia's greatest poets, a man who touched people around the world, and who can stir the pot and touch raw nerves from his grave.
My guess is that A. Hope was a Shivaite, and that we have not recognised this because we are unfamiliar with it.
This means that hopeful migrants will apply pressure to their own governments to change the laws on family planning.
mailstar.net /australiana.html   (8805 words)

 Poems of A D Hope (Alec Derwent Hope)
Alec Derwent Hope, Australian poet, although dear to the New Left, touches the realities of life, irreverently and yet with respect too.
Hope seems in some places Marxist, in other places Freudian, but my impression is that he is not as materialist as those philosophies - I see him as a Shivaite: danielou2.html.
Hope's poem AUSTRALIA is included amongst the Australian Bush Poetry: bush-poems.html.
users.cyberone.com.au /myers/adhope-poems.html   (2231 words)

 Waynesburg College Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Hope Alec Derwent 1907 -- see --Hope A D Alec Derwent 1907
Hope Anthony 1945 -- see --Hope Tony 1945
Hope F T L 1831 1903 -- see --Farrar Frederic William 1831 1903
eberly.waynesburg.edu /search/ahopkins+kenneth/ahopkins+kenneth/-53,-1,0,B/browse   (45 words)

 Beware of Ruins Summary / Beware of Ruins Study Guide
The foremost poet of Australia, Alec Derwent Hope, was born in Cooma, New South Wales in 1907.
In 1911, the family moved toCampbell Town, on the east side of Tasmania.
Hope was lucky enough to have access to his parents ample library of classical, English, and religious literature, which ironically, did not contain a single volume of Australian fiction or poetry, work considered at that time undeveloped by "cultured" people.
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 Classical Hexameter: A.D. Hope - Eratosphere
posted July 10, 2004 12:52 PM In his eighties Alec Derwent Hope wrote the Western Elegies, an immense valedictory on his life and an elegy for his wife Penelope.
posted July 10, 2004 10:58 PM Tim, I suppose you’re right that Hope’s hexameter there was classically based, or inspired, but to me this is quite satisfactorily analysed as unrhymed English accentual hexameter, with one or two unstressed syllables before each stress in most instances.
Without consciously imitating Hope, I’ve found myself using a pentameter similar to his on occasion, for example in Ern Malley’s Account of the Affair.
www.ablemuse.com /erato/ubbhtml/Forum3/HTML/000481.html   (3106 words)

 Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, 6/e Chapter 32 -- A. D. Hope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, 6/e Chapter 32 -- A. Hope
(Alec Derwent) Hope, is a native Australian whose lyrics have been praised for their traditionalism, their satire, and for their search for redemption in love, literature, and art.
A play, Ladies from the Sea, appeared in 1987.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Return of Persephone - Alec Derwent Hope Gliding through the still air, he made no sound; Wing-shod and deft, dropped almost at her feet, And searched the ghostly regiments and found The living eyes, the tremor of breath, the beat Of blood in all that bodiless underground.
She left her majesty; she loosed the zone Of darkness and put by the rod of dread.
Even as she turned with Hermes to depart, Looking her last on her grim ravisher For the first time she loved him from her heart.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books: A.D. Hope (Twayne's English Authors Series)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
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Appraises and appreciates the work of Australian poet Hope (b.
Hope, A. Hope, A. Hope, A.D. (Alec Derwent) - Poems & Criticism
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 Hydrofoil Articles in Popular Magazines
Brooks, Alec N., Allan V. Abbott, and David Gordon Wilson, "Human-Powered Watercraft," Scientific American, December 1986.
Engineers hope that this one-of-a kind research boat will provide them with valuable information on whether hydrojet propulsion might be used on large, ocean-going hydrofoils.
It was piloted by Stella Hanning-Lee and designed by her husband Frank Hanning-Lee, a British experimental boat builder.
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 Waynesburg College Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Prisoner Of Zenda; Being The History Of Three Months In The Life Of An English Gentleman, /by Anthony Hope [Pseud.] / Fic H791 ; MAIN COLLECTION:CHECK SHELF
Perspectives On Anxiety, Panic, And Fear /Debra A. Hope, Volume Editor ; Presenters, Carroll E. ard...
Competing In The Third Wave : The Ten Key Management Issues Of The Information Age /Jeremy Hope, Tony Hope / 303.4833 H791c ; MAIN COLLECTION:CHECK SHELF
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 Amazon.com: Books Search Results: Alec Derwent Hope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Dragon Ball Z - Cell Games - Earth's Last Hope
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The Double Looking Glass: New and Classic Essays on A.D. Hope (Uqp Studies in Australian Literature)
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 Midsummer Eve's Dream by Alec Derwent Hope, 0050023551, Lowest Book Price Finder
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 A brief History of English-language Literature
Alec Waugh (Britain, 1898): "Loom of Youth" (1917)
Alec-Derwent Hope (Australia, 1907): "The Wandering Islands" (1955) [p]
Alec-Derwent Hope (Australia, 1907): "Vivaldi Bird and Angel" (1960) [p]
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 A. D. Hope Biography
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In 1911, the family moved to Campbell Town, on the east side of Tasmania.
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