A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Antall sider: 624
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
ISBN/EAN: 9781405113168
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry
This broad-ranging Companion gives readers a thorough grounding in both the background and the substance of eighteenth-century poetry in all its rich variety. * An up-to-date and wide-ranging guide to eighteenth-century poetry. * Reflects the dramatic transformation which has taken place in the study of eighteenth-century poetry over the past two decades. * Opens with a section on contexts, discussing poetry's relationships with patriotism, politics, science, and the visual arts, for example. * Discusses poetry by male and female poets from all walks of life. * Includes numerous close readings of individual poems, ranging from Pope's The Rape of the Lock to Mary Collier's The Woman's Labour. * Includes more provocative contributions on subjects such as rural poetry and the self-taught tradition, British poetry 'beyond the borders', the constructions of femininity, women as writers and women as readers. * Designed to be used alongside David Fairer and Christine Gerrard's Eighteenth-century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology (Blackwell Publishing, Second Edition, 2003).

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