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Alison Chapman, Richard Cronin, Antony Harrison's A Companion to Victorian Poetry PDF

By Alison Chapman, Richard Cronin, Antony Harrison

ISBN-10: 1405176121

ISBN-13: 9781405176125

This 'Companion' brings jointly especially commissioned essays through unique overseas students that mirror either the variety of Victorian poetry and the diversity of severe methods that light up it.

• techniques Victorian poetry when it comes to style, creation and cultural context, instead of via person poets or poems
• Demonstrates how a specific poet or poem emerges from a couple of overlapping cultural contexts.
• Explores the relationships among paintings through varied poets
• remembers recognition to a substantial physique of poetry that has fallen into forget
• Essays are educated by way of contemporary advancements in textual and cultural thought
• Considers Victorian girls poets in each chapter

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New Haven: Yale University Press. ’ Contemporary Review, 18, 334–50. Carlyle, Thomas (1896–1901) Works. Ed. H. D. Traill. London: Macmillan. Christ, Carol T. (1975) The Finer Optic: The Aesthetic of Particularity in Victorian Poetry. New Haven: Yale University Press. Christ, Carol T. (1984) Victorian and Modern Poetics. Chicago: Chicago University Press. Cunningham, Valentine (2000) The Victorians: An Anthology of Poetry and Poetics. Oxford: Blackwell. Eliot, T. S. (1964) Selected Essays. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World.

London: Routledge. Arnold, Matthew (1932) The Letters of Matthew Arnold to Arthur Hugh Clough. Ed. Howard Foster Lowry. London: Oxford University Press. Arnold, Matthew (1960–77) Complete Prose Works. Ed. R. H. Super. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Arnold, Matthew (1965) The Complete Poems. Ed. Kenneth Allott. New York: Barnes & Noble. Austin, Alfred (1869) ‘Poetry of the Period: Mr. ’ Temple Bar, 26, 57–74. Bagehot, Walter (1898). Literary Studies. Ed. Richard Holt Hutton. London: Longmans, Greene.

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