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The Artistry of Exile

Jane Stabler


This book explores the ways in which exile concentrates the aesthetics of two generations of 19th-century British writers who felt forced to leave England and chose to live in Italy. Focusing on the Pisan circle (Byron, the Shelleys, Leigh Hunt, and the Williamses), the next generation of exiles, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, and the mobile intermediaries who connected both groups (Anna Jameson, Walter Savage Landor, and Lady Blessington), the book traces the complex legacy of Byron and the Shelleys for the English in Italy in the 19th century. Self-consciously ostracized, singly or i ... More

Keywords: 19th-century, exile, Italy, Byron, Shelley, Hunt, Landor, Jameson, Barrett, Browning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199590247
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590247.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jane Stabler, author
Reader in Romanticism, University of St Andrews