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Adulterated Verse

Stefanie Markovits.

in The Victorian Verse-Novel

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 17982 words.

Chapter 1, “Adulterated Verse,” considers Violet Fane’s Denzil Place: A Story in Verse, one of many poems to build upon the success of Aurora Leigh. Fane’s comparatively late example of a...

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Afterlives

Roger Pearson.

in Unacknowledged Legislators

April 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 5278 words.

This chapter discusses Daphné, an unfinished sequel to Stello, in which Stello the poet and his ‘therapist’ Docteur Noir consider the place of religion in society. Their debate focuses on...

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Afterword

Patrick McGuinness.

in Poetry and Radical Politics in fin de siècle France

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 466 words.

Many of the themes that emerge from the final two chapters are to be found in the French far right after the foundation, in 1898, of Action française. It is argued here that Maurras brings,...

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Afterword

Stefanie Markovits.

in The Victorian Verse-Novel

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 5560 words.

“Afterword: Adulterated Verse, the Modernist Remix,” reflects on the legacy of the Victorian verse-novel by addressing the genre’s substantial influence on modernist fiction. Circling back...

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Alice Meynell, Again and Again

Meredith Martin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 5978 words.

This article examines the poetry and essays of Alice Meynell. It first considers the poem, ‘A Modern Poet’ (1875), which illustrates both her ambivalence about women’s poetry and her own...

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American Intersections

Elisa New.

in The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 9536 words.

This article traces the history of American poetry in the Victorian period, which witnessed the birth, maturity, and demise of American poetic culture. In 1837, American poetry was in its...

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Amours de Voyage

Stefanie Markovits.

in The Victorian Verse-Novel

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 23227 words.

Chapter 4, “Amours de Voyage: The Verse-Novel and European Travel,” reflects on the expansive generic geography of the form. Like the influential ur-text Don Juan, almost all verse-novels...

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1789 and After

Roger Pearson.

in Unacknowledged Legislators

April 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 8009 words.

This chapter summarizes the preceding account of the poet as lawgiver in post-revolutionary France under four headings: the poet as politician; the poet as champion of justice; the poet as...

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Arthur Symons

Stephanie Kuduk Weiner.

in Clare's Lyric

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (19th Century). 8476 words.

Chapter 4 turns to Symons and to the twentieth century. In his sequence Amends to Nature, Symons created a version of Clare’s lyric in which a poet who ‘is friends with all he sees’ is...

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Auden’s Lear

Seamus Perry.

in Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 7493 words.

W. H. Auden wrote one of his most impressive sonnets of the 1930s about Edward Lear, who interested him as a psychological case and also as a type of artist who was able to transform...

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