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The Epistolary Moment : The Poetics of the Eighteenth-Century Verse Epistle

By: Dowling, William C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Princeton Legacy Library: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (229 p.).ISBN: 9781400862207.Subject(s): English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Epistolary poetry, English -- History and criticism | Poetics -- History -- 18th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Epistolary Moment : The Poetics of the Eighteenth-Century Verse EpistleDDC classification: 821.509 | 821/.509 LOC classification: PR559.E75 D69 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Summary: The eighteenth-century verse epistle, argues William Dowling, was an attempt to solve in literary terms the dilemma of solipsism as raised by Locke and Hume. The focus of The Epistolary Moment is on internal audience in poetry--the audience ""inside"" the poem, created by its discourse and belonging to its world--as this divides in epistolary poetry into a double or simultaneous register of address: the audience directly addressed by the letter-writer, and an epistolary audience listening in on the exchange from a point external to the discourse of the speaker but internal to the discourse of
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The eighteenth-century verse epistle, argues William Dowling, was an attempt to solve in literary terms the dilemma of solipsism as raised by Locke and Hume. The focus of The Epistolary Moment is on internal audience in poetry--the audience ""inside"" the poem, created by its discourse and belonging to its world--as this divides in epistolary poetry into a double or simultaneous register of address: the audience directly addressed by the letter-writer, and an epistolary audience listening in on the exchange from a point external to the discourse of the speaker but internal to the discourse of

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