The Rhyme of the Flying Bomb di Mervyn Peake: 125 quartine sul Blitz di Londra
- Publisher: Firenze University Press
LEA : Lingue e Letterature d'Oriente e d'Occidente
(issn: 1824-4920, eissn: 1824-484X)
Mervyn Peake, blitz | London | ballad | flying bomb | Language and Literature | P
This essay addresses Mervyn Peake’s own memories of the Second World War Blitz and their migration into the poetical form of a ballad, <em>The Rhyme of the Flying Bomb</em>, composed in 1947. Abounding with Catholic symbolism, allegories and sea imagery, the poem tells ...