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Blake’s Critique of TranscendenceLove, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Blake’s Critique of Transcendence: Love, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Peter Otto

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187196
eISBN:
9780191674655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187196.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book examines the relation between Blake's text and the visual designs in The Four Zoas, one of the most important works in Blake's oeuvre. It uncovers a Blake deeply engaged with the cultural ... More

Byron's Don Juan and the Don Juan Legend

Byron's Don Juan and the Don Juan Legend

Moyra Haslett

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184324
eISBN:
9780191674198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184324.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This study is a contextual reading of Byron's epic poem Don Juan which argues that the importance of the Don Juan legend has been considerably underestimated. Contemporary histories — critical, ... More

The Circle of Our VisionDante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Ralph Pite

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The sudden and spectacular growth in Dante's popularity in England at the end of the 18th century was immensely influential for English writers of the period. But the impact of Dante on English ... More

Coleridge, Wordsworth and the Language of Allusion

Coleridge, Wordsworth and the Language of Allusion

Lucy Newlyn

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242597
eISBN:
9780191697142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In this study of two creative minds, this book offers a new version of the Coleridge–Wordsworth interaction during its most crucial years: 1797–1807. Rejecting all those accounts (including the ... More

The Domestication of GeniusBiography and the Romantic Poet

The Domestication of Genius: Biography and the Romantic Poet

Julian North

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571987
eISBN:
9780191722363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571987.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This is a book about the biographical afterlives of the Romantic poets and the creation of literary biography as a popular form. It focuses on the first Lives of Byron, Shelley, Wordsworth, ... More

Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry

Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry

James Williams and Matthew Bevis (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198708568
eISBN:
9780191779527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708568.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry is the first collection of critical essays on the poetry of Edward Lear. Of all the Victorian poets, Lear has a good claim to the widest audience: admired and ... More

Keats and Embarrassment

Keats and Embarrassment

Christopher Ricks

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128298
eISBN:
9780191671654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128298.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In this book, the author argues for the importance of embarrassment in human life and for the value of works of art which help us deal with embarrassment by recognizing and refining it. As a poet and ... More

Organising PoetryThe Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

David Fairer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In this revisionary study of the poetry of Coleridge, Wordsworth, and their friends during the ‘revolutionary decade’ this book questions the accepted literary history of the period and the critical ... More

Poetry of Opposition and RevolutionDryden to Wordsworth

Poetry of Opposition and Revolution: Dryden to Wordsworth

Howard Erskine-Hill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121770
eISBN:
9780191671296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121770.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book studies the relation between poetry and politics in English literature from Dryden to Wordsworth. It reveals that the major tradition of political allusion is not, as has often been argued, ... More

Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

Andrew Kahn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234745
eISBN:
9780191715747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234745.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is Russia's greatest poet, a ‘ founding father’ of modern Russian literature, and a major figure in world literature. His poetry and prose changed the course of Russian ... More

RealpoetikEuropean Romanticism and Literary Politics

Realpoetik: European Romanticism and Literary Politics

Paul Hamilton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686179
eISBN:
9780191766107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686179.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book compares writings of some major German, French, and Italian Romantics with each other, and with an eye to their differences from British Romanticism. These writers’ use of fiction or ... More

Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Michael O'Neill

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In this wide-ranging study the author examines the phenomenon of the ‘self-conscious poem’ — that is, a poem concerned with poetry or, more centrally if often connectedly, a poem that displays ... More

Sound IntentionsThe Workings of Rhyme in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Sound Intentions: The Workings of Rhyme in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Peter McDonald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661190
eISBN:
9780191749049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661190.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The rhymes in poems are important to understanding how poets write; and in the nineteenth century, rhyme conditioned the ways in which poets heard both themselves and each other writing. This book ... More

Unacknowledged LegislatorsThe Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Unacknowledged Legislators: The Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Roger Pearson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754473
eISBN:
9780191816130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754473.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Whereas the Romantic figure of the poet-prophet is now habitually dismissed as a cliché, this book focuses on the role of the poet as lawgiver and shows how pervasive and complex this conception of ... More

Wordsworth, Coleridge, and 'the language of the heavens'

Wordsworth, Coleridge, and 'the language of the heavens'

Thomas Owens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840862
eISBN:
9780191876479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840862.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book explores some of the exultant visions inspired by Wordsworth’s and Coleridge’s close scrutiny of the night sky, the natural world, and the domains of science. It examines a set of ... More

Wordsworth's Revisitings

Wordsworth's Revisitings

Stephen Gill

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199268771
eISBN:
9780191730832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268771.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book explores the ways in which Wordsworth attempted as an artist to maintain continuities through all the stages of his life. Habitually reviewing all of his work, both published and that still ... More

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