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Rhyming weavers, and other country poets of Antrim and Down

Rhyming weavers, and other country poets of Antrim and Down

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Published by Blackstaff Press in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- 19th century.,
  • English poetry -- Irish authors

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHewitt, John Harold, 1907-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR8857 .R48, PR8857 R48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18686405M
    ISBN 100856400475, 0856400475

    This paper explores changing patterns of collective identity amongst rural industrial producers in the North of Ireland through an extended analysis of a single poem, 'The Penitent,' (see Appendix) written by the weaver-poet James Orr in The poem was written at the culmination of a time of great social and political upheaval in Ireland, particularly in the north-east.   During the years of his most focused writing, Hewitt demonstrated an intense interest in the dialect verse of the Protestant radicals, as is shown in his work Rhyming Weavers and Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down (). The weaver poets or rhyming weavers refer to a group of rural, working-class Ulster poets of the later eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

    This research culminated, in part, with the publications of Fibres, Fabric and Cordage in , Rhyming Weavers and other Country Poets of Antrim and Down (based on his MA thesis, Ulster Poets – of ) in , and a book called The Rhyming Weavers in In addition to his own poetry, Hewitt furthered this agenda by publishing Rhyming Weavers and Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down in , a study of a largely forgotten group of poets who had written peasant verse in the nineteenth century. While Belfast was busy manufacturing rope and ships, poets such as James Orr, Samuel Thomson and.

    Far from being a crutch, it opens the mind to new possibilites of rhyme, which, once internalized, can be called up from memory without looking back to the book. In short, this book TEACHES you versification skills through exposure to rhymes. It also contains an extensive discussion of rhyming form and technique with examples/5(9). His first full collection of poetry, ‘No Rebel Word’, was published in London in In he presented a thesis to Queen’s on ‘Ulster Poets, –’ and was awarded an MA. A revised version of this would eventually appear as ‘Rhyming Weavers and Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down.


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Witty, irreverent and deeply egalitarian, these poems were written by working people - handloom weavers, small farmers and country school-masters - for people much like themselves. The poets wrote in the 'lively tongue' of the Ulster-Scots vernacular During the nineteenth century there was a remarkable flowering of peasant verse in the Ulster counties of Antrim and Down/5(3).

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/ Tom Paulin --The Subject Proposed --The Publication of the Little Books --A Note on Reading the Bards' Verses --Weaver Rhymers Outside Antrim and Down --The Rhyming Weavers --Rural Life --No Female Bards --The and other country poets of Antrim and Down\/span> \u00A0\u00A0.

During the nineteenth century there was a remarkable flowering of peasant verse in the Ulster counties of Antrim and Down. Witty, irreverent and deeply egalitarian, these poems were written by working people - handloom weavers, small farmers and countr.

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Rhyming Weavers: & Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down avg rating — 3 ratings — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5(6). John Hewitt's Rhyming Weavers is both a study and a celebration of the lives and work of these country poets. His extended introduction provides an accessible account of the context in which the poets wrote and is complemented by a select anthology that includes poems by well-known local bards such as David Herbison, James Orr and Samuel Thomson/5(3).

1 Rhyming Weavers and Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down, Belfast, Blackstaff Press, ; 2 See, for example, “The Bitter Gourd: Some problems of the Ulster Writer”, Lagan, 3,: Ivan Herbison.

The poets wrote in the 'lively tongue' of the Ulster-Scots vernacular and drew their themes from the landscape and life of the community at a time when the making of flax into linen played a basic part in the economic and social pattern. John Hewitt's Rhyming Weavers is both a study and a celebration of the lives and work of these country poets/5(4).

This invaluable, not-so-little book should be sent free of charge and as a service to Ulster poetry to every young poet in the province. And with it a copy of Rhyming Weavers & other country poets of Antrim and Down.

We need Hewitt now more than ever to remind us that we have a tradition and a definable, colourful, multi-layered Ulsterness. The Blackstaff Press first published John Hewitt’s ‘Rhyming Weavers and other Country Poets of Antrim and Down’ in now it has been reprinted.

The poets wrote in the 'lively tongue' of the Ulster-Scots vernacular and drew their themes from the landscape and life of the community at a time when the making of flax into linen played a basic part in the economic and social pattern.

John Hewitt's Rhyming Weavers is both a study and a celebration of the lives and work of these country : Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rhyming weavers, and other country poets of Antrim and Down.

Hewitt, John () Rhyming Weavers and Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down (Belfast: Blackstaff Press). Google Scholar Keegan, Bridget () ‘Romantic Labouring-Class Pastoralism as Eco-Queer Camp’, Romanticism on the Net, 36–: Jennifer Orr. The poets wrote in the 'lively tongue' of the Ulster-Scots vernacular and drew their themes from the landscape and life of the community at a time when the making of flax into linen played a basic part in the economic and social pattern.

John Hewitt's Rhyming Weavers is both a study and a celebration of the lives and work of these country : Hewitt, John. John Hewitt (ed), Rhyming Weavers: And Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down (Belfast: Blackstaff Press,) William Wall, "Riding Against the Lizard - Towards a Poetics of Anger" (Three Monkeys Online) External links.

Irish Poetry Reading Archive, a comprehensive web-based library of Irish poets. John Hewitt’s Rhyming Weavers & Other ountry Poets of Antrim and Down, published inis a foundational work in the modern appreciation of the Rhyming Weavers. Hewitt’s book not only contains a judicious selection of texts from the period, but also has a lengthy introduction that defines the : Charles I.

Armstrong. Download rhyming and other country poets of antrim and down john hewitt full book. The weavers by sudipta shekhar mridha Screen shot at Goodnight, irene - the weavers with gordon jenkins orchestra.

The weavers the weavers - greatest hits (best value music). The song (from acomaf by sarah j maas). Puzzle work of the Creative. The Weaver Poets, Rhyming Weaver Poets, or Ulster Weaver Poets were a collective group of poets belonging to an artistic movement who were both influenced by and contemporaries of Robert Burns and the Romantic movement.

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– Belfast: Blackstaff Press, Stewart, A. (Anthony Terence Quincey), – The summer soldiers: the Rebellion in Antrim and Down / A.T.Q. Stewart. A book, The Rhyming Weavers,* charts and analyses the poems of these writers and the culture from which they came. _____ * The Rhyming Weavers: And Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down, John Hewitt (ed.), Belfast: Blackstaff Press,ISBN .The Wee Weaver (traditional) John Hewitt (), considered one of the finest Ulster poets, chronicled weaving lyricism in a book titled Rhyming Weavers: And Other Country Poets of Antrim and Down.

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