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Tennyson and the text : the weaver's shuttle

Author: Gerhard Joseph
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Professor Joseph's 1992 study of Tennyson concentrates on the image of weaving to explore questions of poetic texture and textuality in works such as The Lady of Shalott.


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Named Person: Alfred Tennyson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Joseph
ISBN: 0521413907 9780521413909
OCLC Number: 1014840488
Description: XVI, 274 p. 22 cm
Contents: Preface: from strange diagonal to weaver's shuttle; Part I. Victorian Warp: Perception: 1. Tennyson's stupidity - and ours; 2. Dream houses of 'etherisity': Poe and Tennyson; 3. The aesthetic of particularity and the aesthetic of vagueness: the owl and the eagle; 4. The sharp and the blurred: Julia Margaret Cameron and Tennyson; 5. The mirror and the echo en abyme in Victorian poetry interweave - my lady('s) shuttle: the alienation of work into text; Part II. Victorian Woof: Representative Men and Mystified Women: 6. Homeric competition: mythic reflections of representative men; 7. From sensuous idea to mythic woman: knowledge, wisdom, and Pallas Athene; 8. Tennyson choosing: the three women; 9. Choosing Tennyson: the stranger's hovering sword; 10. Last words: Tennyson's Cymbeline; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Gerhard Joseph.


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"An outstanding work by a distinguished expert on Tennyson's work and intellectual milieu." J. Hillis Miller "A sophisticated exercise in the possibilities of reading, an ambitious utterance by a Read more...

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