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"But ‘Leda and the Swan’ is the great modern shudder poem. Here the shudder is an erotic response to apocalypse, to a rape that is also some sort of annunciation. Orgasm is accompanied, or represented, by cosmic destruction, the broken wall and burning roof and tower of Troy, ‘and Agamemnon dead’." Frank Kermode on the shudder • LRB


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