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The Cambridge introduction to Victorian poetry

Author: Linda K Hughes
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge introductions to literature
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
"The Introduction maps formal practices and a series of social debates within which poems, both canonical and lesser-known, jostled against, answered, and challenged each other for aesthetic and cultural pre-eminence. It is a less tidy, occasionally even more discordant account of poetry than is found in some literary histories but is meant to highlight the liveliness"--Provided by publisher.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda K Hughes
ISBN: 9780511780585 0511780583 9780521672245 0521672244 9780521856249 0521856248
OCLC Number: 900437000
Description: 1 online resource (XV, 324 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introducing Victorian poetry; Part I. The Forms of Victorian Poetry: 1. Victorian experimentalism; 2. Victorian dialogues with tradition; 3. The impress of print; Part II. The Rhetoric of Victorian Poetry: 4. Poetry, technology, science; 5. Poetry and religion; 6. Poetry and the heart's affections; 7. Poetry and empire; 8. Poetic liberties; 9. Art for art's sake; Coda: close readings: Aurora Leigh, 'Vitae summa brevis spem nos vetat incohare longam' and 'Friends Beyond'; Glossary; Guide to further reading; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge introductions to literature
Other Titles: Victorian poetry
Responsibility: Linda K. Hughes.


Designed to interest both students and scholars, The Cambridge Introduction to Victorian Poetry provides an accessible overview of British poetry from 1830 to 1901. It features a glossary of literary  Read more...


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'Hughes' grasp, clarity and intellectual brio is enviable ... [there is] splendid reach, penetration and understanding on display in this first-rate new study, which may be recommended to anyone with Read more...

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