New PDF release: A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

By Christine Gerrard

ISBN-10: 1405113162

ISBN-13: 9781405113168

This broad-ranging spouse provides readers an intensive grounding in either the history and the substance of eighteenth-century poetry in all its wealthy style.

  • An up to date and wide-ranging consultant to eighteenth-century poetry.
  • Reflects the dramatic transformation which has taken position within the examine of eighteenth-century poetry during the last twenty years.
  • Opens with a bit on contexts, discussing poetry’s relationships with patriotism, politics, technological know-how, and the visible arts, for instance.
  • Discusses poetry by means of female and male poets from all walks of lifestyles.
  • Includes a number of shut readings of person poems, starting from Pope’s The Rape of the Lock to Mary Collier’s The Woman’s Labour .
  • Includes extra provocative contributions on matters similar to rural poetry and the self-taught culture, British poetry 'beyond the borders', the buildings of femininity, girls as writers and ladies as readers.
  • Designed for use along David Fairer and Christine Gerrard’s Eighteenth-century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology (Blackwell Publishing, moment variation, 2003).
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    831). This observation functions as the prelude to a comparative survey of symbols of national wealth (and the kinds of social and ethical mores they encourage), in which Chinese silk, Indian diamond mines, Andean silver mines, African ivory and wood are pitted against all that makes Britain special: the softening arts of peace, Whate’er the humanizing Muses teach, The godlike wisdom of the tempered breast, Progressive truth, the patient force of thought, Investigation calm whose silent powers Command the world, the light that leads to Heaven, Kind equal rule, the government of laws, And all-protecting freedom which alone Sustains the name and dignity of man – These are not theirs.

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