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Author Hatcher, John, 1951-

Title Laurence Binyon : poet, scholar of East and West / John Hatcher.

Published Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  821.912 BINYON/HATC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 345 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-323) and index.
Contents A Note on Romanization of Japanese and Chinese Words -- 1. Early years. Childhood and St Paul's. Schoolboy Verse -- 2. Oxford and London. Trinity College. Fitzroy. Primavera -- 3. A BM Era. The British Museum. Little London. Editorial Combat -- 4. Images of the Floating World. Japonisme. The Creation of a Classic Collection. Ukiyo-e as Literature -- 5. London Visions. Whistler's London. 'Philanthropist with a Camera'. Soft-Focus Cityscapes -- 6. Adam's Dream. Poetry and Drama 1398-1905. Dream Come True -- 7. The Generation Gap. Art Criticism. Drama and Poetry 1905-1913. Bulldogs -- 8. Sung Landscapes and Romantic Poets. The Sub-Department of Oriental prints and Drawings. Romantic Scholarship -- 9. For the Fallen. 'We will remember them'. For Dauntless France -- 10. Sirens in the Waste Land. Indian Art. Arthur. Symphonies -- 11. East and West. The Far East. End of a BM Era -- 12. Conversing with Paradise. 'Slowness is Beauty'. Time for Stripping the Spirit Bare.
Chronological Check-list of Selected Writings by Laurence Binyon -- Secondary Literature and Contemporary Reviews -- General Bibliography of Works Cited -- Manuscripts.
Subject Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943.
British Museum -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Art, Asian -- Appreciation -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Museum curators -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Art historians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Orientalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Translators -- Great Britain -- Biography.
East and West.
ISBN 0198122969