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The Victorian Poet Poetics and Persona (World and Word Series) by Joseph Bristow

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Published by Routledge Kegan & Paul .
Written in English


  • Poetry & poets,
  • Works by individual poets: 19th century,
  • Sources,
  • 19th Century English Poetry,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • 19th century,
  • English poetry,
  • History and criticism,
  • Poetry

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7779730M
ISBN 100709939256
ISBN 109780709939252

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Browning is a major Victorian poet who voiced the mood of optimism in his works. For Browning the intellect was more important than the music. His great knowledge was the result of his self-study and travels. His reputation is higher as the writer of dramatic monologue. One of his successful dramatic poems is Pippa Passes. We find many such. Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era).It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–).. While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period. [clarification needed] Charles Dickens . The Victorian era was a period of massive cultural, political, scientific, and religious change. New standards of morality and clearer understanding of geography shaped Victorian outlooks. This in turn affected the work of poets and novelists, who play an important role in representing cultures. Future historians will look back on.   In the book, Wolf argues that in there was a brutal turn against consensual sex between men, with an increase in executions influencing the lives of Victorian poets such as John Addington Author: Sian Cain.

  No Victorian poet produced an overall theory of poetry, yet all accepted it as a natural vehicle of expression, and for some subjects, in particular sexuality, the only literary mode. Indeed, the sexual question was made even more acute by the sudden phenomenon of the ‘poetess’, and the relation of poetry to gender raised interesting new Brand: Taylor And Francis. Matthew Arnold (24 December – 15 April ) was a British poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was born at Laleham on the Thames, the eldest son of Thomas Arnold, historian and great headmaster of Rugby, and of Mary (Penrose) Arnold. He was educated at Winchester; Rugby, where he won a prize for a poem on "Alaric at Rome"; and . Poetry written in England during the reign of Queen Victoria () may be referred to as Victorian poetry. Following Romanticism, Victorian poets continued many of the previous era’s main themes, such as religious skepticism and valorization of the artist as genius; but Victorian poets also developed a distinct sensibility. The Victorian period of English Literature is generally dated from the late 's to the turn of the 20th century (coinciding with the reign of Queen Victoria) and includes a roster of poets whose works are of perennial interests to literature students as well as enduringly popular with poetry lovers and general readers/5.

Synopsis. Robert Browning was a prolific Victorian-era poet and playwright. He is widely recognized as a master of dramatic monologue and psychological :   Richard Cronin teaches at Glasgow University. His publications include The Politics of Romantic Poetry () and Romantic Victorians: English Literature (). Antony H. Harrison teaches at North Carolina State University. His books include Victorian Poets and Romantic Poems (), Victorian Poets and the Politics of Culture (), The Culture of . Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Gerard Manley Hopkins is considered to be one of the greatest poets of the Victorian era. However, because his style was so radically different from that of his contemporaries, his best poems were not accepted for publication during his lifetime, and his achievement was not fully recognized until after World War I. Hopkins’s family encouraged his artistic talents when he .