The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry (Oxford Handbooks) - download pdf or read online

By Matthew Bevis

'I am prone to imagine that we need new kinds . . . in addition to thoughts', confessed Elizabeth Barrett to Robert Browning in 1845. The Oxford guide of Victorian Poetry offers a closely-read appreciation of the vibrancy and diversity of Victorian poetic varieties, and attends to poems as either formed and shaping forces. the amount is split into 4 major sections. the 1st part on 'Form' seems to be at a number of primary options and engagements—'Rhythm',
'Beat', 'Address', 'Rhyme', 'Diction', 'Syntax', and 'Story'. the second one part, 'Literary Landscapes', examines the traditions and writers (from classical occasions to the current day) that impression and take their bearings from Victorian poets. The 3rd part presents 'Readings' of twenty-three poets by
concentrating on specific poems or collections of poems, supplying targeted, nuanced engagements with the pleasures and demanding situations provided by way of specific kinds of pondering and writing. the ultimate part, 'The position of Poetry', conceives and explores 'place' in a number methods with a view to situate Victorian poetry inside of broader contexts and discussions: the areas during which poems have been encountered; the poetic illustration and embodiment of assorted websites and areas; the site of the
'Victorian' along different territories and nationalities; and debates concerning the position - and displacement - of poetry in Victorian society. This guide is designed to be not just a vital source for these attracted to Victorian poetry and poetics, but in addition a landmark publication—provocative, seminal
volume that may supply a long-lasting contribution to destiny experiences within the area.

Show description

Read or Download The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry (Oxford Handbooks) PDF

Similar literary victorian criticism books

Download e-book for kindle: Novel Violence: A Narratography of Victorian Fiction by Garrett Stewart

Victorian novels, Garrett Stewart argues, hurtle ahead in prose as violent because the brutal human lifestyles they chronicle. In Novel Violence, he explains how such language attacks the norms of written expression and the way, in doing so, it counteracts the narratives it at the same time propels.            Immersing himself within the troubling plots of Charles Dickens, Anne Brontë, George Eliot, and Thomas Hardy, Stewart makes use of his really good new approach to narratography to track the microplots of language as they spread syllable by way of syllable.

Get The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel PDF

Conceived as a literary shape to aggressively publicize the abolitionist reason within the usa, the African American slave narrative is still a strong and illuminating demonstration of America's darkish background. but the genre's effect prolonged a long way past the borders of the U. S. In a interval while few books bought greater than copies, slave narratives bought within the tens of millions, offering British readers shiny bills of the violence and privation skilled by way of American slaves.

Moulding the Female Body in Victorian Fairy Tales and by Laurence Talairach-Vielmas PDF

Laurence Talairach-Vielmas explores Victorian representations of femininity in narratives that go away from mainstream realism, from fairy stories by way of George MacDonald, Lewis Carroll, Christina Rossetti, Juliana Horatia Ewing, and Jean Ingelow, to sensation novels via Wilkie Collins, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Rhoda Broughton, and Charles Dickens.

Download e-book for iPad: Hunger Movements in Early Victorian Literature: Want, Riots, by Lesa Scholl

In starvation events in Early Victorian Literature, Lesa Scholl explores the ways that the language of hunger interacts with narratives of emotional and highbrow are looking to create a dynamic, evolving inspiration of starvation. Scholl's interdisciplinary learn emphasises literary research, sensory historical past, and political economic system to interrogate the development of starvation in Britain from the early 1830s to the overdue 1860s.

Extra info for The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry (Oxford Handbooks)

Example text

Download PDF sample

The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry (Oxford Handbooks) by Matthew Bevis

by Charles

Rated 4.94 of 5 – based on 3 votes