Table of contents for The offense of poetry / Hazard Adams.

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Contents
Preface	 
Chapter 1. Introduction: Scandal and Offense 	
Part I. Historical: Attack and Defense
Chapter 2. Attack 
Chapter 3. Defense 
Part II. Theoretical: Four Offenses
Chapter 4. Gesture
Chapter 5. Drama 
Chapter 6. Fiction 
Chapter 7. Trope 
 
Part III. Critical: Studies in Antithetical Offense
Chapter 8. Vico and Blake: Poetic Logic as Offense 
Chapter 9. Blake and Joyce: Friends in Offense
Chapter 10. Joyce Cary's Antitheticality and His Politics of Experience 
Chapter 11. Seamus Heaney's Criticism and the Antithetical
Chapter 12. The Double Offense of Great Bad Poetry; or, McGonagall Apotheosized
Epilogue: Reminders Not Quite Gentle
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Poetry.
Poetry -- History and criticism.