TITLE

The fall into history: Charles Tomlinson and Octavio Paz

AUTHOR(S)
Grogan, Ruth A.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Comparative Literature;Spring92, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Poetry Review
ABSTRACT
Compares Octavio Paz's writing and the imagery and language of Charles Tomlinson's poem `Assassin' (`Collected Poems' 161-63), about the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Tomlinson got his historical facts about the assassination from Isaac Deutscher's biography of Trotsky; Paz's ideas about political revolution; The roots of `Assassin'; Suggestion that Paz's influence arises out of Tomlinson's absorption in and critique of Paz's meditations on time and ideology.
ACCESSION #
9208170607

 

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