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Browning's Hatreds

Browning's Hatreds

Daniel Karlin

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

‘Gr-r-r--there go, my heart's abhorrence! Water your damned flower-pots, do! If hate killed men, Brother Lawrence, God's blood, would not mine kill you!’ The bitter and twisted monk of ‘Soliloquy of ... More

Clare's LyricJohn Clare and Three Modern Poets

Clare's Lyric: John Clare and Three Modern Poets

Stephanie Kuduk Weiner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688029
eISBN:
9780191772511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book considers the lyric poems written by John Clare and three twentieth-century poets—Arthur Symons, Edmund Blunden, and John Ashbery—who turned to him at pivotal moments in their own ... More

Dante in the Long Nineteenth CenturyNationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Aida Audeh and Nick Havely (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This book offers an account of Dante's reception in a wide range of media: visual art, literature, theatre, cinema, and music, from the late eighteenth century through to the early twentieth. It thus ... More

Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion

Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion

Kirstie Blair

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644506
eISBN:
9780191741593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644506.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

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 ... More

Hopkins' IdealismPhilosophy, Physics, Poetry

Hopkins' Idealism: Philosophy, Physics, Poetry

Daniel Brown

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183532
eISBN:
9780191674051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The conventional picture of the young Hopkins as a conservative High-Church ritualist is starkly contested by this book, which draws upon his unpublished Oxford essays on philosophy to reveal a ... More

Housman's Poems

Housman's Poems

John Bayley

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117636
eISBN:
9780191671036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117636.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Although Housman's three collections of poems, the third published posthumously, have remained popular, they have not received much serious critical attention. The author makes good the omission in ... More

Poetry and Radical Politics in fin de siècle FranceFrom Anarchism to Action française

Poetry and Radical Politics in fin de siècle France: From Anarchism to Action française

Patrick McGuinness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198706106
eISBN:
9780191798207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This book explores the relations between poetry and politics in France in the last decade of the nineteenth century. It focuses on Decadence, Symbolism, and the anti-Symbolist reaction—on poetry and ... More

The Victorian Verse-NovelAspiring to Life

The Victorian Verse-Novel: Aspiring to Life

Stefanie Markovits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198718864
eISBN:
9780191788314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718864.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This book considers the rise of a hybrid generic form, the verse-novel, in the second half of the nineteenth century. Such poems combined epic length with novelistic plots in the attempt to capture ... More

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