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Epilogue

Morton D. Paley

in Apocalypse and Millenium in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262175
eISBN:
9780191698828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262175.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This epilogue discusses the discontinuation of the focus of English Romantic poetry on the topics of apocalypse and millennium. Attempts to explore the succession of apocalypse and millennium were ... More


Introduction

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Since the Romantic period, there have been travellers who have especially valorized the discomforts, dangers, misadventures, and disasters that can occur in the course of travel. This introductory ... More


Conclusion: Imaginative Belief and Critical Commitment

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Romantic Ideology tried to graph the characteristic patterns of Romantic displacement in poetry. The object of this exercise was twofold: first, to expose the tragic and/or ... More


Introduction

Morton D. Paley

in Apocalypse and Millenium in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262175
eISBN:
9780191698828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262175.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the interrelationship between the ideas of apocalypse and millennium in English Romantic poetry. The imminence of an ... More


‘The Knowledge of Contrast, Feeling for Light and Shade’: Amy Clampitt's ‘Voyages: A Homage to John Keats’ 1

Michael O'Neill

in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter offers a reading of Amy Clampitt's ‘Voyages: A Homage to John Keats’. Clampitt herself voyages through the work of a number of Symbolist and post-Romantic poets — especially Rimbaud, ... More


Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Lucy Newlyn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book bridges a perceived gulf between materialist and idealist approaches to the reader. Informed by an historical awareness of Romantic hermeneutics and its later developments (as well as by an ... More


Introduction

Samantha Matthews

in Album Verses and Romantic Literary Culture: Poetry, Manuscript, Print, 1780-1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198857945
eISBN:
9780191890512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857945.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Virginia Woolf dismissed Byron’s early poetry as ‘album stuff’ and critics have assumed album poetry is inherently unoriginal and imitative. The introduction challenges these received ideas by laying ... More


The Attenuation of Romantic Evil: A Demon Undone

in A Fallen Idol Is Still a God: Lermontov and the Quandaries of Cultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753708
eISBN:
9780804768030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753708.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how Mikhail Lermontov's long and often-revised narrative poem The Demon attenuates the Romantic vision of ethics while drawing on Romantic ideas and images of spiritual ... More


The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Carl Thompson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book explores the romance that can attach to the notion of suffering in travel, and the importance of the persona of ‘suffering traveller’ in the Romantic self-fashioning of figures, such as ... More


Lyric Diction in J. H. Prynne

Mia Gaudern

in The Etymological Poetry of W. H. Auden, J. H. Prynne, and Paul Muldoon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198850458
eISBN:
9780191885556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850458.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Pearls That Were is an anomaly in Prynne’s oeuvre; it whole-heartedly adopts a Romantic lyric diction that is only used in a fragmentary way elsewhere in his poetry. Such a characteristic diction—a ... More


Romantic Things: A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud

Mary Jacobus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226390666
eISBN:
9780226390680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390680.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Our thoughts are shaped as much by what things make of us as by what we make of them. Lyric poetry is especially concerned with things and their relationship to thought, sense, and understanding. ... More


Romanticism

James Chandler

in An Archaeology of Sympathy: The Sentimental Mode in Literature and Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226034959
eISBN:
9780226035000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035000.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter analyzes the fate of the sentimental mode in the context of poetry. It suggests that many of the issues in Romantic poetry are similar those that have so far been considered, such as the ... More


Album Verses and Romantic Literary Culture: Poetry, Manuscript, Print, 1780-1850

Samantha Matthews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198857945
eISBN:
9780191890512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857945.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

‘Will you write in my album?’ Many Romantic poets were asked this question by women who collected contributions in their manuscript books. Those who obliged included Byron, Scott, Wordsworth, and ... More


John Clare and the Place of Poetry

Mina Gorji

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311635
eISBN:
9781846315381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315381
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Traditional accounts of Romantic and nineteenth-century poetry have depicted John Clare as a peripheral figure, an ‘original genius’ whose talents set him apart from the mainstream of contemporary ... More


Virginia Woolf Reads the Romantics

Davi Pinho

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A prised legacy handed down to modernists by British Romantics is the understanding that memory is the organising force of all human art, that childhood is the source of our imaginative powers, and ... More


Parallel Romantics: The Alternative Norse-Influenced Tradition

Heather O’Donoghue

in English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199562183
eISBN:
9780191789489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562183.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Chapter Three examines the influence of Old Norse myth on poets generally held to be outside, or on the fringes of, the group of major English Romantic poets, who had by and large failed to turn to ... More


Orientation: Figurations of Oriented Space

in The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes the figuration of oriented space in cartography, philosophy, and poetry around 1800. According to Kant, spatial orientation means the determination of direction based on a ... More


The Gothic and Death

Carol Margaret Davison (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The gothic and death is the first ever published study to investigate how the multifarious strands of the Gothic and the concepts of death, dying, mourning, and memorialization – what the Editor ... More


‘Dithyrambic Fervour’: The Lyric Voice of The Prelude *

Mary Jacobus

in Romanticism Writing and Sexual Difference: Essays on The Prelude

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129691
eISBN:
9780191671845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129691.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the privilege figure of Romantic poetry, namely, apostrophe, as a stalking-horse for Wordsworth's conception of lyric voice in The Prelude. Attention is focused on The Prelude, ... More


Critical Rhythm: The Poetics of a Literary Life Form

Ben Glaser and Jonathan Culler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282043
eISBN:
9780823285983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282043.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This collection intervenes in recent debates over formalism, historicism, poetics, and lyric by focusing on one of literary criticism’s most important, most vested, and perhaps least well-defined or ... More


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