New PDF release: A Companion to Victorian Poetry (Blackwell Companions to

By Ciaran Cronin

ISBN-10: 0631222073

ISBN-13: 9780631222071

ISBN-10: 1405123184

ISBN-13: 9781405123181

This better half brings jointly particularly commissioned essays by way of uncommon overseas students that mirror either the variety of Victorian poetry and the diversity of serious ways that light up it.Approaches Victorian poetry when it comes to style, creation and cultural context, instead of via person poets or poems Demonstrates how a specific poet or poem emerges from a couple of overlapping cultural contexts. Explores the relationships among paintings by way of assorted poets remembers cognizance to a substantial physique of poetry that has fallen into forget Essays are knowledgeable by way of fresh advancements in textual and cultural idea Considers Victorian girls poets in each bankruptcy

Show description

Read Online or Download A Companion to Victorian Poetry (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) PDF

Similar poetry books

Download e-book for kindle: Far-Fetched by Devin Johnston

Via birdcalls and historical songs, rain patter and a child's scribble, the poems in Far-Fetched "sound the empty area / to check how lengthy / how a long way. " They stick with the contours of Appalachian hillsides, Missouri river bends, and distant Australian coastlines, tuning language to panorama.

Download PDF by Elizabeth Willis: Address (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Handle attracts us into seen and invisible architectures, into acts of intimate and public tackle. those poems are focused, polyvocal, and sharply conscious of acts of illustration; they take in my opinion their politics and within the technique show whatever concerning the means civic buildings inhabit the mind's eye.

Read e-book online Je t'aime, je t'écris PDF

André Brochu n'a nul besoin de présentation dans le paysage littéraire québécois. On lui doit beaucoup et ce, sur plusieurs plans. Auteur de nombreux essais, de romans, de poésie, ce touche-à-tout a toujours de nouvelles choses à nous dire pour notre plus grand bonheur.

Additional info for A Companion to Victorian Poetry (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

Example text

Nevertheless, Arnold’s characterization is significant. It reflects his effort to distance himself from a subjectivist epistemology that he associates with Romanticism. As an alternative to the poetics that he criticizes, Arnold advocates a poetry which focuses on the representation of excellent human actions. Such actions ‘most powerfully appeal to the great primary human affections: to those elementary feelings which subsist permanently in the race, and which are independent of time’ (1965: 593–4).

Nevertheless, Arnold’s characterization is significant. It reflects his effort to distance himself from a subjectivist epistemology that he associates with Romanticism. As an alternative to the poetics that he criticizes, Arnold advocates a poetry which focuses on the representation of excellent human actions. Such actions ‘most powerfully appeal to the great primary human affections: to those elementary feelings which subsist permanently in the race, and which are independent of time’ (1965: 593–4).

Carlyle, Thomas (1896–1901) Works. Ed. H. D. Traill. London: Macmillan. Christ, Carol T. (1975) The Finer Optic: The Aesthetic of Particularity in Victorian Poetry. New Haven: Yale University Press. Christ, Carol T. (1984) Victorian and Modern Poetics. Chicago: Chicago University Press. Cunningham, Valentine (2000) The Victorians: An Anthology of Poetry and Poetics. Oxford: Blackwell. Eliot, T. S. (1964) Selected Essays. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. Faas, Ekbert (1988) Retreat into the Mind: Victorian Poetry and the Rise of Psychology.

Download PDF sample

A Companion to Victorian Poetry (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) by Ciaran Cronin


by Joseph
4.4

Rated 4.74 of 5 – based on 16 votes