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The Victorian verse-novel : aspiring to life

The Victorian verse-novel : aspiring to life

Author: Stefanie Markovits
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume considers the verse-novel, a much-understudied branch of Victorian literature. It demonstrates that Victorian poets were challenging norms and experimenting with many of the revolutionary  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefanie Markovits
ISBN: 9780198718864 0198718861
OCLC Number: 1132608257
Description: VI, 302 p. 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: A Short History of a Long Form1: Adulterated Verse2: The Longue Duree of Marriage3: Circle-Squarers: Tennyson's and Browning's Form-Things4: Amours de Voyage: The Verse-Novel and European Travel5: E Pluribus Unum: The American Verse-NovelAfterword. Adulterated Verse, the Modernist Remix
Responsibility: Stefanie Markovits.


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sets the popularity of narrative poems such as Aurora Leigh in the context of the contemporary demand for novels and the growing association of poetry generally with lyric interiority. Her book's Read more...

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