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Author: Robert Brinkley; Keith Hanley
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection of essays responds to the recent radical overhaul in the editing of Romantic texts. Leading American and British editors of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley, Leigh Hunt, Keats and Clare explain and illustrate the implications of their editorial methods for the ongoing process of revision (in texts and their reception) which they have reflected and helped to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Brinkley; Keith Hanley
ISBN: 052138074X 9780521380744
OCLC Number: 24429583
Description: xv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Revision as making: the Prelude and its peers / Jonathan Wordsworth --
2. Wordsworth's poems: the question of text / Stephen Gill --
3. 'A Power to Virtue Friendly': the Pedlar's Guilt in Wordsworth's Ruined Cottage / Jonathan Barron and Kenneth R. Johnston --
4. Revising the revolution: history and imagination in The Prelude, 1799, 1805, 1850 / Nicholas Roe --
5. Crossings out: the problem of textual passage in The Prelude / Keith Hanley --
6. Reflections on having edited Coleridge's poems / J.C.C. Mays --
7. Creative process and concealment in Coleridge's poetry / Norman Fruman --
8. Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere journals: the patterns and pressures of composition / Pamela Woof --
9. Byron and "The truth in masquerade" / Jerome McGann --
10. Don Juan and the revisionary self / Peter J. Manning --
11. Shelley's manuscripts and the web of circumstance / Donald H. Reiman --
12. Spaces between words: writing Mont Blanc / Robert Brinkley --
13. Correcting the irritability of his temper: the evolution of Leigh Hunt's Autobiography / Timothy Webb --
14. Finding Mary Shelley in her letters / Betty T. Bennett --
15. Keats's extempore effusions and the question of intentionality / Jack Stillinger --
16. Keats's two Hyperions and the problem of Milton / Jonathan Bate --
17. Revising Clare / John Lucas.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Brinkley, Keith Hanley.
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Leading American and British textual editors respond to the recent radical overhaul in the editing of Romantic texts in the light of developments in critical theory.  Read more...


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"Romantic Revisions is an important collection, not least because of the symbolic gesture it makes in naming the state of Romantic texts as a discursive field in its own right." Studies in English Read more...

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