A.D. Hope Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Poetry Criticism)


Brissenden, R. F. “A. D. Hope's New Poems.Southerly 30, no. 2 (1970): 83-96.

Evaluates Hope's literary achievements.

Brooks, David, ed. The Double Looking Glass: New and Classic Essays on the Poetry of A. D. Hope, St. Lucia, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 2000, 298 p.

Collection of critical essays that explore Hope's literary career.

Goldberg, S. L. “The Poet as Hero: A. D. Hope's The Wandering Islands.Meanjin 69, no. 2 (March 1957): 127-39.

Discusses Hope as an existentialist and an Australian poet.

Hart, Kevin. “Sexual Desires, Poetic Creation.” Raritan 12, no. 2 (fall 1992): 28-43.

Investigates the ways in which the legends of Faustus and Don Juan influence Hope's verse.

Kane, Paul. “A. D. Hope and Romantic Displacement.” In Australian Poetry: Romanticism and Negativity, pp. 119-40. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Considers Hope's verse as a mix of romanticism and negativity.

King, Bruce. “A. D. Hope and Australian Poetry.” The Sewanee Review 87, no. 1 (January-March 1979): 119-41.

Surveys the work of several prominent Australian poets, including Hope.

Mathur, Malati. “A. D. Hope's Ulysses and Kate Llewllyn's Penelope: Two Modern Voices from the Past.” The Commonwealth Review II, nos. 1-2 (1990-1991): 86-95.

Explores Hope's use of the Ulysses myth in his verse.

McCooey, David. “‘What Are We Doing Here?’: A. D. Hope's ‘Ascent into Hell.’” Southerly 61, no. 1 (2001): 112-16.

Describes “Ascent into Hell” as “a poem of inversion.”

Wieland, James. “A. D. Hope's Latter-Day Ulysses: ‘The End of a Journey’ and the Literary Background.” Australian Literary Studies 10, no. 4 (October 1982): 468-77.

Examines the structure and literary background of “The End of a Journey.”

Additional coverage of Hope's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: British Writers Supplement, Vol. 7; Contemporary Authors, Vol. 21-24R; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vols. 33, 74; Contemporary Authors—Obituary, Vol. 188; Contemporary Literary Criticism Vol. 3, 51; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 289; Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century, Ed. 3; Literature Resource Center; Major 20th-Century Writers, Eds. 1, 2; Poetry for Students, Vol. 8; and Reference Guide to English Literature.