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Felicia Hemans : reimagining poetry in the nineteenth century

Author: Nanora Sweet; Julie Melnyk
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of 12 specially-commissioned essays focuses on the work of Felicia Hemans. It offers close readings of Heman's poetry, research on her reception, and analyses of her cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Hemans, Mrs.; Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans; Hemans, Mrs.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nanora Sweet; Julie Melnyk
ISBN: 0333801091 9780333801093
OCLC Number: 45058832
Description: xxix, 242 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Why Hemans now? / Nanora Sweet and Julie Melnyk --
Impure affections : Felicia Hemans's elegiac poetry and contaminated grief / Michael T. Williamson --
Fragile image : Felicia Hemans and romantic ekphrasis / Grand F. Scott --
The triumph of voice in Felicia Hemans's The forest sanctuary / John M. Anderson --
Hemans's later poetry : religion and the Vatic poet / Julie Melnyk --
"Certainly not a female pen" : Felicia Hemans's early public reception / Stephen C. Behrendt --
The search for a space : a note on Felicia Hemans and the Royal Society of Literature / Barbara D. Taylor --
Felicia Hemans and the shifting field of education / Chad Edgar --
"The spells of home" : Hemans, "Heimat" and the cult of the dead poetess in nineteenth-century / Frauke Lenckos --
Hemans and the romance of Byron / Susan J. Wolfson --
Gender and modernity in The Abencerrage : Hemans, Rushdie, and "the Moor's last sigh" / Nanora Sweet--
Death and the matron : Felicia Homans, romantic death, and the foundling of the modern liberal state / Gary Kelly --
Natural and national monuments : Felicia Hermans's "The image in lava" : a note / Isobel Armstrong.
Responsibility: edited by Nanora Sweet and Julie Melnyk ; foreword by Marlon B. Ross.
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