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Victorian poetry and poetics

Walter Edwards Houghton

Victorian poetry and poetics

by Walter Edwards Houghton

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- 19th century,
  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Walter E. Houghton [and] G. Robert Stange. [Under the general editorship of Gordon N. Ray]
    ContributionsStange, George Robert, 1919-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination854 p.
    Number of Pages854
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23765239M

    Just how many ‘Victorian’ poets and poems there were really came home to me in compiling my Blackwells collection The Victorians: An Anthology of Poetry and Poetics (), with its named poets (and a ghostly band of not-allthat-bad poets excluded for reasons only of space). Most of the discussion in this book has grown out of lectures. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Houghton, Walter E. (Walter Edwards), Victorian poetry and.

    The book presents a new take on Victorian poetry by showing how important now-forgotten religious controversies were to the content and form of some of the best-known poems of the period. In methodology and content, it also relates strongly to current critical interest in poetic form and formalism, while recovering a historical context in which Author: Kirstie Blair. Kirstie Blair explores Victorian poetry in relation to Victorian religion, with particular emphasis on the bitter contemporary debates over the use of forms in worship. She argues that poetry made significant contributions to these debates, not least through its formal structures.

    "In Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as 'a moralised form of romantic verse', and unearths its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics.   In , the mineralogist, pioneer of photography, and amateur poet Robert Hunt published The Poetry of Science, a hugely ambitious work that aimed to offer a survey of scientific knowledge while also communicating the metaphysical, moral, and aesthetic aspects of science to the general reader. Gregory Tate explores what the book can teach us about Victorian .


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In Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics, Isobel Armstrong rescued Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as ‘a moralised form of romantic verse' and unearthed its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics.

In this uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute new edition, Armstrong provides an entirely new preface that notes the key advances in the criticism of Victorian poetry Cited by: Valentine Cunningham exhibits encyclopedic knowledge of the poetry produced in this period and offers dazzling close readings of a number of well-known poems Draws on the work of major Victorian poets and their works as well as many of the less well-known poets and poems Reads poems and poets in the light of both Victorian and modern critical concerns Places poetry in Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin.

Victorian Poetry and Poetics 2nd Edition by Walter E. Houghton (Author), G. Robert Stange (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratingsCited by: Victorian Poetry and Poetics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The major poetry of the Victorian era is presented together w 4/5.

From the Back Cover. 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 sentimentality. She unearths the often subversive critiques Cited by: Book Description.

In Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics, Isobel Armstrong rescued Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as ‘a moralised form of romantic verse' and unearthed its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics.

In this uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute new edition, Armstrong provides an entirely new preface that notes the key advances in the criticism of Victorian poetry.

Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics, and Politics. 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, 3/5(1).

Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical offers an alternative history of Victorian poetry that asserts the fundamental importance of popular periodical poetry to our understanding of Victorian poetics.

Victorian Poetry. The work of the English poets during the years between and is known as Victorian poetry. The 19 th century saw the publication of innovative poetic works by Robert Browning (), Alfred Lord Tennyson (), and Algernon Charles Swinburne.

A number of longer poems (such as Tennyson’s In Memoriam) are included in their entirety; there are generous selections from the work of all major poets, and a representative selection of other work; the work of Victorian women poets features very prominently; and a substantial selection of poetic theory is included to round out the volume/5(8).

Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poets and Politics. In a work that is uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as `a moralised form of romantic verse', and unearths its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics/5(31).

Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poets and Politics Mrs Isobel Armstrong, Isobel Armstrong In a uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute study, Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its images as a "moralized form of romantic verse" and unearth its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics.

Victorian poetry, as a vast and extraordinarily complex body of pro- ductions, employs every established verse form in the language and exploits every estab- lished poetic subgenre, while refining upon some, such as the dramatic monologue, the verse drama and the pastoral elegy, in ways previously Size: 2MB.

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Find books. (Journal of Victorian Culture Online, June ) "Victorian Poetry Now is a brilliant book, and a challenging, engaging and stimulating read.

It looks at a rich range of themes expressed by the poets, and makes one aware, if one was not aware already, that the poetry is a formidable cultural achievement." (Essays in Criticism, July ).

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Victorian Poetry and Poetics () by Houghton, Walter E.; .4/5(23). The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Poetry and Poetic Theory is the most comprehensive collection of poetry from the period ever published. Included are generous selections from the work of all major poets, and a representation of the work of virtually every poet of significance.

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.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). In Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics, Isobel Armstrong rescued Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as ‘a moralised form of romantic verse' and unearthed its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and this uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute new edition, Armstrong provides an entirely new Author: Isobel Armstrong.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Houghton, Walter E. (Walter Edwards), Victorian poetry and poetics.

In a work that is uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as `a moralised form of romantic verse', and unearths its often subversive critique .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 and theoretically astute, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as a `a moralised form of romantic verse', and unearths its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics.