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托马斯·哈代和菲利普·拉金战争诗歌的差异

The differences between Thomas Hardy’s War Poems and Philip Larkin’s

段芳芳 丽江师范高等专科学校 云南 丽江 674100

摘 要:托马斯·哈代和菲利普·拉金是闻名于世的两位小说家和诗人,尽管二人出生在不

同的年代,写作风格上有些类同,并且菲利普·拉金深受托马斯·哈代的影响,然而二人的战争

诗歌还是有巨大的差异,本文将从多方面来讨论托马斯·哈代和菲利普·拉金战争诗歌的差异。

关键词:战争诗歌;影响;差异

Abstract: Thomas Hardy and Philip Larkin were both famous novelists and poets, they lived in different periods. Though they have something in common in the writing style, because Larkin was greatly influenced by Hardy, there are also great differences between their war poems, so the article is mainly to discuss the difference between Thomas Hardy’s War Poems and Philip Larkin’s.

Key Words: war poet; influence; differences

[中图分类号]:I052 [文献标识码]:A [文章编号]:1002-2139(2011)-06-0001-01

I. Introduction

Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840, in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, England, cremated and ashes buried in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, England; heart buried in Stinsford, Dorset, England. One of Hardy’s unusual claims to distinction as a poet is that his first book of verse was not published until he was fifty-eight and had already achieved fame as a novelist.

Philip Larkin was born in 1922 in Coventry, England. He attended St. John’s College, Oxford. With his second volume of poetry, The Less Deceived (1955), Larkin became the preeminent poet of his generation, and a leading voice of what came to be called “The Movement,” a group of young English writers who rejected the prevailing fashion for neo-Romantic writing in the style of Yeats and Dylan Thomas.

They both wrote famous war poems, Larkin’s famous war poem is Church Going, which describes the England after the World War II. While Hardy’s represented works are Drummer Hodge, Channel Firing, The Man He Killed and In Time of “The Breaking of Nations, these poems are about different wars. Though Larkin was influenced by Hardy, they had different places in the poems.

II. War PoemsDrummer Hodge tells a West Country boy, who has fallen in battle in South Africa, during the Boer War. Hardy uses Afrikaans words to emphasize this strangeness. The poem is restrained but evokes great sympathy for Hodge. From clues that Hardy works skillfully into the verse account we can work out a great amount of information about what has happened.

Church Going was written by Larkin after the World War II, this poem demonstrates a more evenhanded critique of religion than Hitchens’. And the poet affirms the value of “seriousness”

and though compulsions are perhaps misrobed as destinies, they are aspects of being that are not doomed to obsolescence.

III. The differences between the War PoemsHardy and Larkin are famous war poets in different times, but the effects and influences of the wars are the same, the people who suffer greatly in the wars are the common people. They have offered more in the wars and lost greatly in the wars.

Drummer Hodge is an economical and very restrained poem contains no explicit condemnation of war, but the implied criticism can hardly be missed. The language of the poem is for the most part simple and natural and conveys with clarity what befalls Hodge.

Compared with Church Going, Drummer Hodge is simpler; this poem does not contain very complex situations and characters. And this poem was written in third person, just telling a very common story about a simple solider. Church Going is written in first person, all the poet tells us is the thought and the feelings of the poet. And this poem is full of humors and the poverty of the citizens.

IV. ConclusionHardy and Larkin are two famous poets, Larkin is influenced by Hardy. However, they have differences in writing. From the topics of the poems, the tone, the attitudes to the writing styles, they have their own opinions and thinking towards the wars and they also use different tones to tell readers the story, the sufferings, and the effects.

References:

1、Williams, Merryn. A Preface to Hardy[M] .Peking University Press, 2005.

2、陈雯 托马斯 哈代在《1912-1913组诗》中的自我超越[D] 中南大学,2006.

3、傅浩 英国“运动派”的诗歌审美形式观和本体观[J],中国社会科学研究生院学报,1991,(02).

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