4 edition of Victorian poets. found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PR591 .S6 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 207 p.|
|Number of Pages||207|
|LC Control Number||70105834|
English literature - English literature - Late Victorian literature: “The modern spirit,” Matthew Arnold observed in , “is now awake.” In Charles Darwin had published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. Historians, philosophers, and scientists were all beginning to apply the idea of evolution to new areas of study of the human experience. This study situates Victorian poetry in relation to Victorian religion, with particular emphasis on the bitter contemporary debates over the use of forms in worship. It argues that poetry made significant contributions to these debates, not least through its formal structures. By assessing the discourses of church architecture and liturgy in the first half of the book, the text demonstrates Author: Kirstie Blair.
Among all female poets of the English-speaking world in the 19th century, none was held in higher critical esteem or was more admired for the independence and courage of her views than Elizabeth Barrett Browning. During the years of her marriage to Robert Browning, her literary reputation far surpassed that of her poet-husband; when visitors came to their home in Florence, she was invariably. The Victorian Period revolves around the political career of Queen was crowned in and died in (which put a definite end to her political career). A great deal of change took place during this period--brought about because of the Industrial Revolution; so it's not surprising that the literature of the period is often concerned with social : Esther Lombardi.
The Victorian era was a time in British history that spanned from to , the period during which Queen Victoria ruled the British Empire. Boasting such canonical authors as Charles Dickens, the Brontes and Rudyard Kipling, Victorian literature features an array of literary elements that were cultivated through shifting social norms. Victorian poetry() Victorian poetry is the poetry written during the period of Queen Victoria’s reign (). During The Victorian age, numerous poetic ideals were developed, such as the increased use of the sonnet as a poetic form.
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The American and British poets of the Victorian period balanced tradition and innovation, paving the way for the stylistic departures of modernism. The poets featured in this title include Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning; Rudyard Kipling; Christina Rossetti; Gerard Manley Hopkins; and Ralph Waldo Emerson.5/5(1).
Victorian Poetry is a major re-evaluation of the genre by one of the foremost scholars of the period. In an exciting, uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute work, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its image as chocolate - box by: This reader contains sixteen new and recent essays addressing work by, and issues raised concerning, Victorian women poets.
Among those discussed directly are: Elizabeth Barrett Browing, Emily Bronte, George Eliot, Michael Field, Felicia Hemans, Adelaide Proctor, Christina Rossetti, and Rosamund Marriott Watson/5(4).
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning are the three nineteenth-century poets explored in this collection. The mixture of complete poems and extracts introduces readers to the variety of narrative and lyric work which forms an important part of the English literary heritage/5.
Shelves: poetry, victorian-literature A superb collection, with masterful selections by the editors (I would expect nothing less from a work compiled in part by W.
Auden). The problem that I have with Norton Anthologies of Poetry is that they're just too large and wearying; I consider them reference books, to be used when necessary.4/5.
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, Victorian poets.
book play an important role in representing cultures. Future historians will look back on. Pages in category "Victorian poets" The following 60 pages are in this category, out of 60 total.
This list may not reflect recent changes (). Here is our list of the 10 Victorian novels we at Interesting Literature think everyone should read – whether because they’re great novels, because they tell us something important about Victorian society, because they stand as classics of the period, or (in most cases) all three.
They’re not arranged in any particular order (that would be too difficult and controversial a task!). Prefaces to three eighteenth-century novels (): Mateo Aleman, dedication and preface of The life of Guzman d'Alfarache (tr., ) Francis Coventry, chapter 1 of book I and chapter 1 of book II of The history of Pompey the Little (); dedication of third edition () Royal Tyler, dedication and preface of The Algerine captive () (Los Angeles, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
Robert Browning (–89) and Alfred Tennyson (–92) were Victorian England's most famous poets, though more recent taste has tended to prefer the poetry of Thomas Hardy, who, though he wrote poetry throughout his life, did not publish a collection untilas well as that of Gerard Manley Hopkins (–89), whose poetry was published posthumously in Victorian poetry marks a bridge between Romanticism and Modernism.
Poets in the Victorian period felt the influence of Romantic poets such as John Keats (), William Blake (), Percy Bysshe Shelley () and William Wordsworth (). A selection of poetry written and published during the reign of Queen Victoria, Giving pride of place to Tennyson, Robert Browning, and Christina Rossetti, this volume offers generous selections from other major poets such as Arnold, Emily Bronte, Hardy and Hopkins, and makes room for several poem-sequences in their entirety/5(2).
Victorian Poets Victorian poets are also known as later nineteenth-century poets. Most of the writing of this period reflects current social, economic, and intellectual problems. The poetry of this period shows the crisis of religion and philosophy because of the development of science.
Written by one of the Victorian era’s greatest poets in and published inthis little poem contains many of the features and themes we find in Rossetti’s poems elsewhere: mourning, death, remembering, love.
Unmindful of the roses, Unmindful of the thorn, A reaper tired reposes. John Fowles's tale of romance and detection reads like a Victorian novel, even though it was written decades after Queen Victoria died. Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages, Phyllis Rose () If you've read some Victorian novels and wondered what Victorian marriages were really like, Rose's book will be food for thought.
She traces the marriages of prominent writers—from Thomas Carlyle to George. The best books on Sex in Victorian Literature recommended by Claire Jarvis. We often assume the Victorians had puritanical attitudes to sex, but this was far from the reality.
From familiar classics to neglected gems, Claire Jarvis—Stanford academic and author of. From the preface: "This catalogue is the third issued in the series Minor British Poets: ; but in chronological sequence it represents the second Two, The Early Victorian Period,is an especially interesting collection for all the reasons presented by G.B.
Tennyson s Introduction, in which he charmingly evokes the. The great innovator among the late Victorian poets was the Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins.
The concentration and originality of his imagery, as well as his jolting meter ("sprung rhythm"), had a profound effect on 20th-century poetry. Victorian Literature: Selected full-text books and articles Search for more books and articles.
This book offers itself as a companion to a body of work most of which had almost dis-appeared from view in the mid-twentieth century, and much of which has still to attract the attention that it deserves.
In the s Victorian poetry had been all but reduced to the work of three poets: Alfred Tennyson, Robert Browning and Matthew Arnold. GeraldFile Size: 2MB. Victorian Poetry is a major re-evaluation of the genre by one of the foremost scholars of the period. In a work that is uniquely comprehensive, Isobel Armstrong demonstrates the sophistication of Victorian poetry and rescues it from its longstanding image as a moralised form of romantic verse'.
For the first time, familiar middle-class male poets, such as Tennyson, Swinburne, Hopkins and 3/5(1). Sarah Waters is the author of three thrillers set in Victorian London.
Her latest, Fingersmith, is on the Orange prize longlist, and has been described as a modern Woman in : Guardian Staff.(44) books (54) 18th century () 18th century literature (22) autobiography (69) banned books (26) bdsm (73) biography (48) British (44) British literature (45) classic () classics () ebook (49) England (60) English (48) English literature (83) erotic (74) erotica () fiction () France (48) French () French literature.Two groups of poets emerged, the Yellow Book poets who adhered to the tenets of Aestheticism, including Algernon Charles Swinburne, Oscar Wilde and Arthur Symons and the Rhymers' Club group that included Ernest Dowson, Lionel Johnson and William Butler Yeats.
Comic verse. Comic verse abounded in the Victorian era.