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Issue Details: First known date: 1978... 1978 Douglas Stewart : The Silkworms
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Gooneratne observes the parallel between the life of the silkworm and that of humans. In the language of the poem she hears colloquial, scriptural and literary echoes and analyses their effects. Includes discussion of 'Fire and Ice' by Robert Frost, 'The Cat and the Moon' by W. B. Yeats, and Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock'.

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Alternative title: The Delicate in Nature: Douglas Stewart's 'The Silkworms'
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