Reading Victorian poetry /

Cronin, Richard, 1949-

Reading Victorian poetry / Richard Cronin. - Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2012. - 1 online resource (238 pages). - Reading poetry . - Reading poetry. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Matter -- Introduction: The Victorian Poetry Palace -- The Divided Self and the Dramatic Monologue -- Victorian Metrics -- Short Poems, Long Poems and the Victorian Sonnet Sequence -- Victorian Poetry and Translation -- Victorian Poetry and Life -- Poetry and Religion -- Conclusion: The 1890s -- Bibliography -- Index. Introduction: The Victorian poetry palace -- The divided self and the dramatic monologue -- Victorian metrics -- Short poems, long poems, and the Victorian sonnet sequence -- Victorian poetry and translation -- Victorian poetry and life -- Poetry and religion -- Conclusion: The 1890s.

Reading Victorian Poetry offers close readings of poems from the Victorian era by a renowned scholar. The selection includes a range of canonical and lesser known writers Skilfully conveys the breadth and diversity of nineteenth-century poetryOffers an ideal balance of canonical and less well-known writersAllows readers to explore the poetry of the Victorian era, through the eyes of one of the most renowned scholars in the fieldPoets covered include Matthew Arnold, Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Lewis Carroll, A.H. Clough, G.M. Hopkins, Edward Lear, Christina Ro.

9781444354997 144435499X 9781444354966 1444354965

10.1002/9781444354997 Wiley InterScience http://www3.interscience.wiley.com


1800-1899


English poetry--History and criticism.--19th century
Literature and society--History--Great Britain--19th century.
Poetics--History--19th century.
Literature and society--History--Great Britain--19th century.
Poetics--History--19th century.
Literature.
POETRY--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
English poetry.
Literature and society.
Poetics.


Great Britain.


Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.

PR591 / .C76 2012

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