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Reading Victorian poetry / Richard Cronin.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Reading poetryPublication details: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.Description: 1 online resource (238 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781444354997
  • 144435499X
  • 9781444354966
  • 1444354965
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Reading Victorian poetry.DDC classification:
  • 821/.809 23
LOC classification:
  • PR591 .C76 2012
Online resources:
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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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.

Includes bibliographical references and 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.