The orphaned imagination : melancholy and commodity culture in English romanticism (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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The orphaned imagination : melancholy and commodity culture in English romanticism

Author: Guinn Batten
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges standard accounts of Romantic poetry. This title argues that Wordsworth, Byron, Blake, Shelley, Keats, and Coleridge - each of whom suffered the loss of a father or father-figure at an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Batten, Guinn.
Orphaned imagination.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)680286220
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Guinn Batten
ISBN: 0822322056 9780822322054 0822322218 9780822322214
OCLC Number: 38061639
Description: xi, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Byron's in-between art of ennui: "The world is full of orphans" --
Spectral generation in The Four Zoas: "Indolence and mourning sit hovring" --
Shelley's absent fathers: "The awful shadow of some unseen power" --
Depression and vocation in the 1805 Prelude: "The homeless voice of waters."
Responsibility: Guinn Batten.
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"Batten speaks movingly to scholars and teachers, asking us to reflect on what we are doing (both to the poems and to ourselves) when we teach poetry in certain ways."-Tilottama Rajan, University of Read more...

 
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