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Reading Victorian Poetry

Cronin, Richard

Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

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  • Titolo:
    Reading Victorian Poetry
  • Autore: Cronin, Richard
  • Editore: Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Descrizione: This title offers close readings of poems from the Victorian era by a highly renowned scholar. The selection includes a range of canonical and lesser known writers. Reading Victorian Poetry offers close readings of poems from the Victorian era by a renowned scholar. The selection includes a range of canonical and lesser known writers Skilfully conveys the breadth and diversity of nineteenth-century poetry Offers an ideal balance of canonical and less well-known writers Allows readers to explore the poetry of the Victorian era, through the eyes of one of the most renowned scholars in the field Poets covered include Matthew Arnold, Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Lewis Carroll, A. H. Clough, G. M. Hopkins, Edward Lear, Christina Rossetti, D. G. Rossetti, A. C. Swinburne, Arthur Symons, Alfred Tennyson, Oscar Wilde Reading Victorian Poetry offers close readings of poems from the Victorian era, carefully selected by the author to reflect the breadth and diversity of nineteenth-century poetry. Richard Cronin's outstanding consideration of a wide range of poets reflects the unusual diversity of Victorian poetry, which includes, amongst others, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, D.G. Rossetti, and Gerard Manley Hopkins. The book investigates key concerns of the era in which poetry was ousted by the novel from the culturally central position that it had enjoyed for centuries. The result is an important and exciting contribution to the understanding of nineteenth-century poetry, and a crucial resource for anyone interested in Victorian literature.
  • Soggetti: The 1890s, Decade Of The Victorian Period ; Decade, Of Wilde, Beardsley, Charles Ricketts ; The Yellow Book, Books Of The Rhymers' Club ; Tennyson'S , Chiefly Lyrical Of 1830 ; Victorian Poem, Tennyson'S ; Kipling'S Metre, Demotic, Anapaest‐Riddled Hexameters ; Wilde'S ‘’ ; Symons'S ; , An Extraordinary Sales ; Dowson'S ‘nuns Of The Perpetual Adoration’
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Identificativo: ISBN: 9781405193924 ; E-ISBN: 9781444354997 ; DOI: 10.1002/9781444354997

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