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The Romantics and the May Day Tradition

Author: Essaka Joshua
Publisher: London Taylor and Francis 2016
Series: Nineteenth Century
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Contributes to both Romantic and cultural studies, and situates literature by Wordsworth, Southey, Hunt, Clare, and Blake within the context of folklore and popular customs associated with May Day.  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Essaka Joshua
ISBN: 9781317017011 1317017013 9780754657743 0754657744
OCLC Number: 1025308515
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (156 Seiten)
Contents: General Editors' Preface, List of Figures, Acknowledgements, 1. The Rise of Folklore, 2. 'Precious rites and customs': The Lake Poets, 3. 'Very fond of nature, very fond of art': Leigh Hunt and May Day, 4. May Day in the city: William Blake, 5. 'a greater fame than poets ever knew': John Clare and common Fame, 6. Conclusion, Bibliography
Series Title: Nineteenth Century


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Shortlisted for the 2008 Katharine Briggs Award.

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