Lyric generations : poetry and the novel in the long eighteenth century (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Lyric generations : poetry and the novel in the long eighteenth century

Author: G Gabrielle Starr
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a world increasingly defined by prose, poets adapted the new forms, characters, and moral themes of the novel in order to reinvigorate poetic practice.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Gabrielle Starr
ISBN: 0801873797 9780801873799
OCLC Number: 1004584491
Description: x, 298 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Clarissa and the Lyric --
2. Modes of Absorption: Lyric and Letter in Behn, Haywood, and Pope --
3. Lyric Tensions: Sympathy, Displacement, and Self into the Midcentury --
4. Rhetorical Realisms: Chaismus, Convention, and Lyric --
5. The Limits of Lyric and the Space of the Novel --
6. The Novel and the New Lyricism.
Responsibility: Gabrielle Starr.

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In this intriguing formal study Starr breaks down the conventional barriers between the history of poetry and the history of the novel... Overall, a subtle and carefully executed genre study, of Read more...

 
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