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Village Minstrel

in John Clare and the Place of Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311635
eISBN:
9781846315381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311635.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines John Clare's poem The Village Minstrel. It discusses Clare's influences in writing this poem, including Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queen, James Beattie's Minstrel and William ... More


Lyell’s Mock Epic

Adelene Buckland

in Novel Science: Fiction and the Invention of Nineteenth-Century Geology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226079684
eISBN:
9780226923635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923635.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In November 1817, Charles Lyell wrote a poem “Lines on Staffa” to show his father that he had learned, at Oxford, a gentlemanly sensitivity to the natural world, and attained the poetic ... More


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